Will only the fearless go pilotless

w Whilst the world seems fascinated by how soon driverless cars will become a reality, technology in other forms of transport is also being developed and you could soon face the dilemma of whether you would fly in a pilotless plane? We already have drones and...

No great escape from claims

w If the last few years are anything to go by, it is likely that severe flooding will affect some part of the UK this winter... …It will be headline news with the usual stories about the availability (or the lack of) flood insurance, especially for small...

A Grumpy old man’s rant

w As a victim of crime, this is a bit of a personal rant from a grumpy old man. If you are of the politically correct persuasion, you may not like what follows, but please read on. For the second time within a year I have had my car badly vandalised in the centre...

Scammers are everywhere

w Phil's comments on the world of Insurance this month... Scammers are everywhere Conning and trickery goes back to ancient history (think of the Greekā€™s Trojan Horse) and we are now told that Identify Theft is at epidemic levels. Email scams are nothing new, but...

Inferno: So Many Questions

w The repercussions from the Grenfell Tower fire have already been far reaching and the fallout seems set to continue. Since the disaster, buildings throughout the country have been checked for similar cladding to that blamed for the rapid spread of the Grenfell...

Where there’s rain, there’s fire

w In a bizarre twist of nature, rain is being blamed for causing a spate of forest fires in California. When weeks of heavy rain and snow ended a 6 year drought, it caused a surge of growth in vegetation not seen for years. However, when the hot weather returned,...