News & Insight
Protecting the home from winter weather
Recent reports have suggested we could be facing one of the coldest winters in years and we’ve seen snow and freezing conditions in the last few weeks. With the colder weather also brings the threat of frozen pipes. In 2014 the ABI reported the average claim for a burst water pipe is between £6500 and £7500*. Since 2015, we’ve paid out close to £1 million on claims relating to frozen pipes.** Here are some useful hints you can share with your customers to help them protect their home:
Why Bother With General Insurance? - Come to our CII Accredited Workshop to Find Out
General Insurance (GI) is a key part of our Industry, but can often be overlooked by many advisers. Our GI workshop looks at the core reasons why you should be thinking about GI in all conversations as part of your Duty of Care and also how it could help to generate a significant income for your business.
Changes to Insurance Premium Tax - Important Information
As you’ll be aware, earlier this year, the government announced plans to change the rate of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT). This will affect the premiums across our general insurance product range.
Changes to Lifestyle Cover Policy Wording
Following a recent review of our Lifestyle Cover product, we’ve made some changes to our policy wording. These changes are designed to ensure our policy terms remain clear for your clients and help them understand exactly what is and isn’t covered should they need to make a claim.
Thanks for your support
2017 has been yet another busy year and we’d like to thank you for your continued support this year. We appreciate your business.
On behalf of everyone at Legal & General, we wish you and your families a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year. We look forward to working with you in 2018.
If you need to get in touch with us during the festive period, here are our opening hours: