Peak burglary season is upon us – are you prepared?

Some of the worst days in the year for domestic break-ins and burglaries are coming up in the next few days and weeks. Is your domestic security system enough to prevent these problems from affecting you? According to Churchill Home Insurance, the number of burglary claims relating to theft on New Years’ Eve is typically…

Don’t get caught out by the counterfeiters this Christmas

Have you ordered Christmas presents off the internet this year? Hopefully, you’ll have been careful to ensure that the items you purchased are authentic – there is a huge number of dodgy and dangerous counterfeit products on the market today, and the internet makes it incredibly easy for counterfeiter to flog their merchandise to unsuspecting…

Ill Liverpool pensioner fearing pneumonia after landlord fails to repair boiler

Although landlords need to take their obligations towards their tenants seriously, these obligations are particularly important for elderly people, and acutely important when the weather is cold. Low temperatures and wintry conditions can exacerbate people’s health problems, and cold homes can prove fatal for the most vulnerable members of the community. Boiler breakdown ‘worsening Liverpool…

Glasgow sees more fake electronic appliance seizures than anywhere else in UK

Scotland has a serious problem with fake electrical items. Glasgow’s enforcement agencies have seized nearly 10,000 fake electronic goods since 2010, or more than any other enforcement agency in the UK, and a recent poll by the Scottish Government revealed that 90% of people in Scotlanddon’t associate fake and counterfeit items with associated crime. However,…