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Why can cover for taxi drivers cost more?

Whether you’re driving a private hire taxi working out of a rank or a licensed hackney carriage picking up fares in the street, you might find that your cover costs more than other kinds of motor insurance. In the following passages, we’ll explore the factors that impact taxi insurance so you can understand the premiums you might be asked to pay.

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Car insurance is not courier insurance: why this matters!

If you have your own car, enjoy driving and you’re looking to make some money, becoming a courier is a simple and popular option that allows you flexibility and autonomy. However, when you’re considering this role, don’t assume that you can use your own vehicle as is – meaning with your current car insurance policy. In fact, having standard car insurance while making deliveries could invalidate your policy altogether.

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Five ways to future-proof your taxi business

It’s always a good idea to look forward and find ways to make your taxi business ready for the future. Taxi drivers who can adapt to new business circumstances and put contingency plans in place for the future are much more likely to succeed and grow. From using new technology to setting up cleaning protocols, here are five ways you can future-proof your taxi business.

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Surprising factors that affect your premium

When you come to getting insurance for your vehicle, there are a lot of questions that you usually have to answer. It’s hard to determine which of these are important and which others are not. You know that age, no claims bonus and your vehicle type are important but what about other factors? Here we take a look at surprising aspects which can increase your premiums.

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Common landlord mistakes to avoid

There is no denying that being a landlord is a learning experience. However, there are some mistakes that you simply cannot afford to make because they could come back to haunt you. With that being said, read on to discover the common landlord mistakes you need to avoid.

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Arranging suitable and competitive landlord insurance

With so many insurance specialisms available today, it can be difficult to know what to expect as standard and what the useful optional extras are. Landlord insurance is a case in point, where the insurance type seems obvious enough, but there are many different levels and layers of cover to protect buildings and the humans who live in them.

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A quick guide to unoccupied property insurance for landlords

As a landlord, it is inevitable that there will eventually be a period when your property will lie empty. Leaving a property unoccupied for any length of time is a risk, but it is possible to protect yourself with an unoccupied property insurance policy. We have comprised a quick guide to help you understand the details of an unoccupied property insurance policy.

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