STAY SAFE WHILE CYCLING TO WORK

Cycling to work has many great benefits! It’s more environmentally friendly than driving and can have a really positive impact on your health. If you’re unprepared and unconfident on your bike, however, pedalling your daily commute can be daunting. But it doesn’t have to be! That’s why we’ve put together our guide on staying safe […]


WHAT IS SEASONAL CANINE ILLNESS?

Late summer and autumn, with their warmer temperatures, but without the scorching sun of July, can be a fantastic time to make the most of adventures with your dog! But they can also come with an increased risk of Seasonal Canine Illness (SCI). Although SCI remains rare in the UK, it can be fatal if […]


SCREAM IF YOU WANT TO GO FASTER! OUR MICKLEGATE RUN SOAPBOX CHALLENGE!

Here at The Insurance Emporium, when we’re not busy providing cover for your passions, we love to get out on our own adventures! This year, for the second August bank holiday in a row, Mr. Benn could be seen hurtling down a hill for the Micklegate Run Soapbox Challenge in York! With around 40 teams […]


COMMON CARAVAN CLAIMS REVEALED!

Owning a caravan can be a great way to get out and experience different locations. However, our caravan adventures aren’t always plain sailing! We’re sharing the most common caravan claims we paid out for during 2017 and 2018, so hopefully you can avoid similar mishaps! Accidents happen The most common reason for putting in a […]


OMAR AND LENNY, OUR CHEEKY PETS WINNERS!

At The Insurance Emporium, we ran a competition recently, asking the nation to send us photos of their cheeky pets getting up to something they shouldn’t! With over 1,300 entries, choosing the winner was tough. We can now reveal that the top spot went to Omar and Lenny, two Siamese cats owned by Kerrin Hopkins! […]


HOW TO BOND WITH YOUR HORSE

The relationship between you and your horse can be really special, but it may take time and some careful cultivation! Having a strong bond with your four-legged friend can help both of you to get more from your training and work together, as well as developing a mutual feeling of trust. To help you get […]


GUITARS OF THE STARS!

The guitar is the cornerstone of rock music and at the heart of the rock and roll experience. The mighty axe is about as iconic as the musicians who wield them. At The Insurance Emporium, we love rocking along to legendary riffs, licks and guitar solos. That’s why we’ve put together our list of some […]


HOW TO ADDRESS SEPARATION ANXIETY IN DOGS

We all want to make sure our dogs are happy and healthy! But we can also feel the strain if our dog exhibits destructive or naughty behaviour while we’re out of the house. Along with excessive barking, soiling, salivating and escapist tendencies, these can be the symptoms of separation anxiety in dogs. As pack animals, […]


RUNAWAY CARAVANS! HOW TO KEEP YOUR CARAVAN SAFELY HITCHED

Recently, there have been several reports of caravans becoming unhitched, causing issues for other road users and dangerous situations for pedestrians. One caravan detached from a car and ended up on a railway track, disrupting traffic and rail services, while another crashed into and injured a woman who was walking down the street. At The […]


ON WITH THE TOW! 100 YEARS OF TOURING CARAVANS

Caravans are such a recognisable part of getting away in the UK that it’s hard to imagine a time when our roads weren’t teeming with them every bank holiday! 2019 is a big year, marking 100 years since the first mass-produced touring caravans entered the market. So to celebrate, we’re taking a look at how […]