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Drone Incident at Gatwick/Travel Insurance

Lots of people were affected by the recent drone incident affecting flights at Gatwick airport, the majority of travel insurers have since advised that they will consider claims under the Cancellation/Curtailment section only as it has now been publicly announced that the disruption at Gatwick has been deemed a criminal act. It is illegal to fly drones within 1 km (0.6 mile) of a British airport boundary. Criminal act is not typically a specified peril under the Travel delay or Missed Departure sections though. On this basis, clients will still need to seek reimbursement from the airline/...

Under-insurance of Home Contents

Typically, an individual only realises that are under-insured when they have to make a claim, by which time it is unfortunately too late. A recent YouGov survey indicated 65% of high net worth home owners were confident they knew the value of their home and contents, yet other research suggests that 80% of people in the UK are under-insured. Contents can include but it not limited to clothing, food, drink, bedding, carpets, curtains, furniture, electronic equipment, tools and garden implements. It is good practice to recalculate the value of your contents at least every 3-5 years and...

Club Protection Insurance

Thanks to all the Clubs who renewed their Club Protection Policy, continuing to protect the committee as well as members for the forthcoming year. Fidentia’s Club Protection Policy offers financial protection to the committee as well as members against the legal costs involved in the event of a liability claim being made, either by another club member or the public. The cost of just denying liability can be very expensive. It is for this very reason that the majority of club committees have joined the scheme, recognising the need to insure against the substantial costs, time and ef...

Fidentia 2018 Christmas party

On the 12th of December, the Fidentia team made their way to the Vault at Old Billingsgate for a festive and enjoyable night. This miraculous and secretive venue made host to lots of companies all enjoying the atmosphere which was bustling and vibrant. The Vault is a hidden gem in Old Billingsgate concealed beneath the banks of the River Thames. The beautiful Victorian grade II listed building was once the worlds largest fish market during the 19th century up until 1982. The Vault itself was once an Icey cold store for the fish market, which took over 2 years for th...

Christmas message 2018

Festive Opening Times: Mon 24 Dec: 09:00 - 13:00 Tue 25 Dec (Christmas Day): Closed Wed 26 Dec (Boxing Day): Closed Thu 27 Dec: 09:00 - 17:00 Fri 28 Dec: 09:00 - 17:00 Mon 31 Dec: 09:00 - 13:00 Tue 01 Jan: Closed Contact details: London Office: +44 (0)203 150 0080 Sandra Coleman (Claims): +44 (0)...