Lexelle adds festive cheer to charity’s Christmas party

Lexelle staff have been getting into the festive spirit by funding a local charity’s Christmas party. Instead of sending Christmas cards to clients, the team decided to pay for a roller disco for Sheffield Young Carers Project, a charity which supports children who provide unpaid care to sick and disabled [...]

December 22, 2015|

Tougher clampdown on criminal landlords is needed, says the LGA

The legislation dealing with rogue landlords has been slammed by the Local Government Association (LGA), which says it needs replacing with a database to cover all housing-related convictions. The LGA insists local authorities do not have the power to tackle criminal landlords who move regions to avoid detection. Even if [...]

December 21, 2015|

With best wishes for a Happy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year!

Money saved by sending e-cards this year has been used to fund a festive roller disco for the Sheffield Young Carers charity which supports children who provide unpaid care to sick and disabled relatives. As well as paying for their party, the money is being used to buy presents to [...]

December 15, 2015|

‘Crash for cash’ fraud drops by almost £60 million in three years

New figures suggest the cost of 'crash for cash' fraud has dropped by almost £60 million in the last three years following a major crackdown by insurers and police. Statistics from the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) indicate an overall decline in ‘crash for cash’ fraud, with total scams now valued [...]

November 24, 2015|

Flood Re on course to secure £2.1 billion reinsurance programme

Flood Re, the UK Government’s scheme to pool flood risk, has secured nearly £1.3 billion from some of the industry’s leading reinsurers, completing the first phase of its tender process. Leading insurers including Munich Re and Swiss Re have contributed 'very significant support' with the three year programme being one of [...]

November 20, 2015|

Distracted UK residents cause £62m worth of damage a year

Homes across the UK are under threat from their distracted owners with £62 million of damage caused last year alone, according to new research. A survey by LV shows that British homeowners are spending nearly as much time online as they do sleeping in bed - and are multi-tasking more [...]

November 3, 2015|

Insurance Premium Tax increase from 1st November

With just days to go until Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) increases on 1st November, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has set out the key facts about who will be affected by the change. The standard rate of IPT - the tax paid each time an insurance policy is purchased [...]

October 30, 2015|

Quarter of a million motorists caught driving without insurance

More than a quarter of a million motorists (256,045) across England and Wales were handed penalty points for driving without insurance between January 2013 and June 2015, according to new analysis from Churchill Car Insurance. The data reveals that 47,873 motorists have been convicted in the first six months of [...]

October 23, 2015|

Tarran Mackenzie ends season on a high with Brands Hatch win

Lexelle-sponsored Tarran Mackenzie finished his season with a win at Brands Hatch to end up in third place in the Pirelli National Superstock 600 Championship. Tarran carved through the field with style to score his fourth win of the season and, on the whole, thinks it has been a positive [...]

October 21, 2015|
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