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Consumers warned that current safety standards for fridges and fridge-freezers are “deficient”. Which? says the current tests used are insufficient and do not replicate a real house … Read full article
EoW claims remain the largest domestic property claim ‘peril’ rising from 26% of claims in 2015 to 28% in 2016, based on the value of gross claims … Read full article
MPs have demanded to know why home appliances provider Whirlpool has ended a product replacement scheme for defective products when there are still more than 1 million … Read full article
NFU Mutual publishes statistics showing that in 2016 claims for mopping up damage caused by burst pipes averaged a massive £5,000. Insurer promotes 5 step guide burst … Read full article
ABI’s director general for insurance policy, James Dalton, calls on the domestic insurance market to make tackling the rising cost of Escape of Water claims its “number … Read full article
UK Supreme Court judge, Lord Justice Hughes, has overseen a project to help the judiciary deal with scientific evidence in the courtroom. The first of a series … Read full article
Councils across London boroughs will be spending circa £383M to make social housing safer following the Grenfell fire.
There will be an increase in serious building fires unless the construction industry starts to take fire safety more seriously, the London Fire Brigade has warned.