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...
  • Meet Taku-Tanku: the Home you can Tow 11 September 2014 The latest innovation in sustainable portable housing has arrived. And if you thought the caravan that your parents borrowed for those family holidays/bonding sessions to Cornwall was cramped, think...
  • Beware of Smart Home Hackers 06 August 2014 The Internet of Things is becoming more and more common in British homes, with everything from TVs to bathroom scales being turned into smart devices.
  • An Average House or an Italian Village: UK House Prices in Context 22 July 2014 With house prices at an all time high, it seems like every year we're getting less and less property for our pound. But don't be disheartened - we may have just the solution: save yourself some cash...
  • As Housing Market Heats Up, Buying Habits Get Extreme 11 June 2014 The UK is currently facing an estimated shortfall of 953,000 homes, and with demand still growing, homeowners are facing stark choices in order to find the right investment, and the amount of space,...
  • Government to Cut Road Sign 'Clutter' 21 May 2014 An official announcement from the Department for Transport has heralded plans to give local councils greater freedom to design, add and remove road signage and markings without approval from central...
  • EU Plan to Alter UK Number Plates 17 April 2014 Officials in Brussels are reported to want to standardise car number plates across the region to make it easier to re-register cars abroad and, potentially, help to reduce fraud.
  • 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.
  • Fridge Caught Sending Spam 30 January 2014 The home technology market is reaching a boiling point, with the recent CES 2014 event giving us a flavour of how new innovations will soon be infiltrating every aspect of our lives.

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