WINTER HOME HAZARDS

When it’s cold outside, it’s lovely to be able to curl up at home in front of the fire – or, if you don’t have a fire, you’ll at least be glad to have the radiators on! As you’ll be spending more time indoors, you’ll want to make sure your home remains a comfortable and […]


LOOKING AFTER YOUR HOME WHEN YOU GO ON HOLIDAY

 “An Englishman’s home is his castle” is an archaic expression which dates back to the middle of the 17th century; but you definitely don’t need to be a man or English to place great value in your home. Your home is where you protect your passions and plan life’s adventures, so you’ll want to ensure […]


5 OF THE MOST DESIRABLE PLACES TO LIVE

Looking for a new home can be an exciting, if somewhat daunting, adventure. But looking for a new home in a new town is a whole other prospect. What relocation does offer however, is the chance to choose a truly magical place to start living the rest of your life. The United Kingdom is an […]


STAY SAFE AS HOUSES WITH HOME INSURANCE

Home is where the heart is. It’s your sanctuary and shelter, and provides a cosy place to rest your head! Many people save up for years and years in order to afford a home. Buying a home is a big deal and represents the biggest financial investment that many of us will ever make. But […]


FIND YOUR ADVENTURE! [CLOSED]

What is the greatest adventure in your life? Show us and you could win 1 of 10 FREE Amazon vouchers worth £25! At The Insurance Emporium, we have been privileged to witness some of Mr Benn’s most exciting adventures. From blasting off with three astronauts into space to playing volcano golf with his friend Eddie, […]


HANDY HINTS FOR FIRST TIME HOME BUYING

Winter is never the best time to sell a house. It’s cold and wet, people don’t want to venture out in the miserable weather to view houses and, even if they do, it is often too dark to really appreciate a property. Add into this the financial pressures of Christmas and the property market, as […]


The Greatest Adventure of All

Mr Benn has experienced some incredible adventures down the years. Visiting his friend The Shopkeeper, who appears as if by magic, he has helped a dragon prove his innocence, saved a camera-shy sea monster and foiled a cheating hot air balloonist! It can be easy to get fooled into thinking your life is ordinary; you […]


Floody Hell

When flood waters struck the historic walled city of York just after Christmas in 2015, it was the worst disaster of its kind in over a generation. The River Ouse, which runs through the centre of York, provides a run off for all of the rivers in the Yorkshire Dales, so any period of heavy […]