Insurance News Archive 2014

Welcome to the car insurance and travel insurance news archive from Swiftcover. Here you will find insurance related news stories from 2014.

  • The new homes you can design and download from the internet 22 October 2014 It's not quite Tron, but WikiHouse 4.0 is an intriguing crossover between the digital and physical worlds, built and exhibited as part of the London Design Festival 2014. And it's a huge step forward...
  • EU Legislation threatens our Clean Carpets 16 September 2014 UK homeowners will feel the force of new Brussels regulations early next month, as the most powerful vacuum cleaner models bite the dust.
  • Government to Loosen up Road Race Regulations? 01 August 2014 We hadn't quite pictured the Prime Minister as a petrolhead, but David Cameron announced that he's keen to see more motorsport on British roads.
  • 60mph Motorway Plan Axed 28 July 2014 New road regulations tend to drive most motorists crazy, and it's not often the case that we get a say in them. So it's good to hear a rare announcement that shows our opinion still matters.
  • Bank of England steps in to halt Housing Boom 29 June 2014 The Bank of England is getting ready to intervene in the British housing market, by tightening up the rules around getting a mortgage.
  • This Spring's Outdoor DIY Basics 05 May 2014 With the long, dark days of winter banished to the back of our minds, it's time to start making the most of the light nights and warmer days.
  • Pitfalls of Potholes: What's the Damage? 29 April 2014 The Met Office has confirmed that this winter was officially the wettest since records began in 1910. The Met Office has confirmed that this winter was officially the wettest since records began in...
  • British House Prices Picking up Pace 19 March 2014 The wettest winter in 250 years hasn't put people off buying property in Britain. According to Halifax, British house prices jumped in February: marking the fastest monthly rise in property prices...
  • Is Energy Efficiency the Key to a Quick Sale? 17 February 2014 New research has suggested that houses with a high Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating are selling faster than they were three years ago.
  • Smart Sensors Set to Revolutionise Parking in London 24 January 2014 Driving around in circles looking for a parking space could soon be a thing of the past in London, as Westminster Council prepares to implement brand new parking bay technology across its road network...

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