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New HMO rules take effect from the 1st October – are your landlord clients ready?

Recent years have seen an uptick in investor interest in houses of multiple occupation (HMOs), such as the student housing sector. Where investment goes regulation is sure to follow: this October will see significant changes including a new definition of an HMO and the permitted occupancy rate for smaller bedrooms. A new…

General Data Protection Regulation – what insurance brokers need to know

  Insurance brokers everywhere are embracing digital innovations as they seek to make their services more streamlined and efficient. But technology is not without its pitfalls; as brokers harness these online tools, they face a sinister and growing threat in the form of a data breach. According to research from…

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Arson: What brokers need to know

Whilst all premises are potential targets for arson, some property types are statistically more vulnerable than others, and come with a number of risk factors of which insurance brokers need to be aware. Unoccupied buildings, farms, newspaper premises, schools, places of worship and animal research establishments all face a higher-than-average…

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Retaining your customers in a time of rising premiums

Insurance brokers offering Property Owners insurance should have a thorough understanding of index linking and the imminent changes that will affect the property insurance industry. Rise in index linking percentages Many UK Property Owners insurers are about to impose dramatic increases in the index linking percentage rate, which is the…

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In a hurry? Watch our 2 minute Stride Underwriting Video

Our account managers take you through the products, services and benefits of being a Stride Underwriting broker. Find out why brokers choose to work with Stride Underwriting. To set up an agency with Stride Underwriting, please call us on 023 924 8790 or complete an agency application form. View video…

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Exclusive to Stride Underwriting Brokers – Portus Underwriting

Our new MGA Portus Underwriting is the exclusive facility available only to Stride Underwriting brokers. Policies are underwritten at Lloyd’s of London by ‘A’ rated insurers. Call us on 023 9224 8790 to add Portus to your Property Owners schemes. About Portus Underwriting View Property Owners Insurance Visit Portus Underwriting…