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16
JUN
2017
Todd & Cue | Insurance Brokers Newcastle

Don’t get caught by ‘ghost brokers’

Brokers who are using social media to set up fake policy documents are being named as ‘ghost brokers’. They set up fake documents and publish themselves on social media to give themselves creditability, say the police. Police are warning customers to take care when buying...
13
JUN
2017
Todd & Cue | Insurance Brokers Newcastle

Did you know about the Insurance premium rise on 1st June?

On the 1st June the Insurance tax premium (IPT) rate increased from 10% to 12%. This affected motor, home, pet, private medical insurance and insurance taken out by businesses.   This will increase the average spending on insurance by £47 for the average family. Based on a...
12
JUN
2017

Property sales slowdown in April

Property sales fell dramatically in April compared to March’s sales. This included the decreasing amount of mortgages being took out in April.   The amount of transactions of residential properties being sold has decreased by 22.5% between March and April, according to HM...
23
MAY
2017
general election

How will the pound cope with the snap general election?

The  pound is the topic on everyone’s list recently. Due to the Brexit vote last year, Theresa May’s conference speech in October and the announcement of the snap general election. However, it is not just the UK’s political stance which has had an influence on the pound. From the...
16
MAY
2017
Cyber Attack | Todd & Cue Insurance

NHS Cyber attack affects over 45 trusts

Last Friday, a cyber attack disrupted IT services worldwide. It affected around 48 NHS trusts in the United Kingdom and also affected global delivery company FedEx . In total, the virus has believed to have led to around 57,000 infections in 99 countries. The cyber attack was a...
11
MAY
2017
Todd & Cue | Insurance Brokers Newcastle

Increased demand for cyber liability insurance

Cyber liability insurance is important for many businesses as a cyber attack can be devastating to a company, both for financial reasons and reputation reasons. High-profile computer breaches like the hack of the Democratic National Committee and the Twitter Swastika Hack are...
09
MAY
2017
Motor Trade Insurance | Todd & Cue

Are you being overcharged by £1400 on your car insurance?

Customers who don’t change their car insurance could be overcharged by as much as £1400 if they don’t switch providers. This is also the same for home insurance. An audit of 9,000 motorists and 8,000 homeowners by research agency Consumer Intelligence found that after...
04
MAY
2017
Insurance_Brokers_Gateshead

Easter eggs help improve UK economy

Supermarkets have seen the sharpest increase in sales since 2013 thanks to seasonal food such as Easter eggs and hot cross buns. Sales have risen at their fastest rate for 3 and a half years. Data from Kantar Worldpanel also showed that prices were rising as they continued to...
20
APR
2017

City of London still attracting fresh talent after Brexit

The city of London is still proving to be a magnet for jobs even after the announcement of Brexit. The Morgan McKinley London Employment Monitor announced a double-digit jump in the financial sector for vacancies last month. The number of financial jobs in London grew by 17% in...