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HMO licensing expansion in Portsmouth
Landlords & Tenants

What is happening to the HMO licensing expansion in Portsmouth?

Are you a landlord of a small or medium HMO in Portsmouth? Or are you looking to start investing in one? Then it’s a good idea to get up-to-date on the latest changes that could affect you. Portsmouth City Council have tightened their rules on HMO licensing, requiring smaller HMOs to also hold licences. This

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What changes are there to vacant property legislation?- Glowsure Commercial Property Insurance Brokers
Buildings and Contents insurance

What changes are there to vacant property legislation?

July 2022 The government has recently revealed its proposal to tackle the increasing number of empty properties on the UK’s high streets. As part of the proposed Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill, local authorities may be granted the power to enforce rental auctions on privately owned, empty properties on high streets and in town centres.

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How to get motor trade insurance
Motortrade Insurance

How to get motor trade insurance

Obtaining Motor Trade insurance can be daunting for individuals and businesses at times, due to the various covers that are available under a motor traders policy. Essentially if you are operating a business selling or servicing vehicles then a motor traders policy would be the correct insurance product. A motor trade policy can be Road

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who pays for insurance on commercial property
Buildings and Contents insurance

Who Pays Building Insurance on Commercial Property?

Commercial property insurance can be a confusing concept for many. The property owner, any third parties or tenants, even an insurance broker, all fall under the various parameters of a building’s insurance. But at the end of the day, there is truly only one overseer and responsible party when it comes to arranging the buildings

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why are insurance premiums increasing
Business Insurance

Why Are Insurance Premiums Increasing?

Over the last 12 months, it is likely you have experienced a significant increase in your insurance renewal, whether it’s a personal or commercial insurance policy. In this blog we dive into the reasons why this is happening. Soft and Hard Markets – The Insurance Market Cycle The insurance industry is cyclical, going through periods

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New Electrical Safety Rules For Landlords
Landlords & Tenants

New Electrical Safety Rules For Landlords

What Landlords Need To Know About The New Electrical Safety Rules The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 became law on June 1st 2020, but agents and landlords were given until 1st April 2021 to comply. With the impending date looming over us, we thought we’d write a guide that

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what insurance do I need as a contractor
Contractor Insurance

What Insurance Do I Need As A Contractor?

In a nutshell, a Contractors policy; also known as a ‘Contractors All Risks’ or ‘Contractors Combined’; is a one-stop, fully comprehensive insurance policy that combines various covers under one policy, for one single insurance premium. So, what insurance do I actually need as a Contractor? You will need Public Liability for starters, then depending on

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Glowsure Business Insurance Claims update
Business Insurance

In a brave new world, Glowsure are here to make insurance easy!

An update on business insurance claims No one could have imagined as they popped open a bottle of bubbly at midnight on 31st December 2019, that the months following would bring major changes to the entire world! With individuals at risk of being infected by a transmissible and deadly virus, and many businesses shut down

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Landlords guide to private rented sector 2021
Indemnity Insurance

The Landlords Guide to the Private Rented Sector in 2021

With 10% of landlords planning to expand their portfolios and benefit from the Chancellor’s stamp duty holiday, Brexit looming on the imminent horizon and stamp duty surcharge set for a review in April! There are a number of key dates for 2021 that Landlords should be aware of;  1 January 2021 – Brexit: Whilst COVID-19

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