Five Top Tips for Lowering Your Landlord Insurance Premiums

Image of houses on pound coinsHere at QuoteSearcher we pride ourselves on helping customers find the lowest possible prices for things like landlord insurance, but even though checking out the market is one of the best possible things you can do before buying a landlord insurance policy, it’s not the only thing. Your policy is determined by the way you manage your property and there are some small, subtle changes you can make to help lower your premiums.

While none of the below tips are guaranteed to lower your premiums, all of them could potentially make a difference, so it’s definitely worth a try before your next renewal! (more…)

Win a Top Gear Gift set in QuoteSearcher’s Father’s Day Competition!

QuoteSearcher May CompetitionHere at QuoteSearcher we know that you don’t have to be a motor trader to have a real passion for cars, however over the years we have seen many people choose to make their passion their occupation. Therefore, whether your dad is a full time motor trader or just a car nut, we are sure that they will love this Top Gear Gift Set which we are giving away in our Facebook Father’s Day competition! (more…)

Studying for ‘The Knowledge’

Image of London TaxiThere are some famously demanding exams in this world, but rivalling entrance to Oxford or Cambridge University, the Master Sommelier or the Chartered Financial Analyst exams is the taxi drivers’ equivalent, known simply as ‘The Knowledge’. The Knowledge requires an intimate understanding of the geography of London and is an essential step towards displaying that Green Badge in the front of your cab.

But how can you be sure you’re prepared for when you have to make that first ‘appearance’? It can be a very daunting time, so how can you be as ready as possible? (more…)

Sourcing Second-Hand Vehicles

Image of Second Hand Cars for SaleIn the motor trade industry vehicles change hands on a regular basis, and without this constant movement of vehicles and change of ownership the industry would practically grind to a halt. This is why at one point or another it is likely that you will need to source second-hand vehicles, however the way in which you go about this will rely heavily on what you need them for. So here QuoteSearcher looks at some of the ways you can source second-hand vehicles in a timely and cost-effective manner: (more…)

Dealing With Damages in your Motor Fleet

Image of damaged carA fleet manager’s role is wide and numerous and can involve anything from making sure that your cars are all in the right place at the right time to dealing with misuse and damages. Unfortunately, the first half of that equation is usually a lot easier than the second, as dealing with damages can be one of the most difficult parts of any fleet manager’s job. So how can you deal with vehicle damages, make your staff aware of your policies and ensure you have a system in place that works for you? (more…)

Could you be a Taxi Driver?

Image of a TaxiIn the UK we have a tendency to work long hours, not take much holiday and feel unsatisfied with the work that we do. Of course, there’s an element of dissatisfaction in almost every job, but if you’ve ever thought that you’d like a change of scenery and a new challenge then you will have probably considered working for yourself.

Among the many possibilities there are for self-employed people, one which constantly reoccurs is becoming a taxi driver. It’s certainly a business where there’s lots of demand, and it’s a definite change in lifestyle if you’re used to sitting behind a desk for eight or nine hours a day. However, is it realistic and could you actually handle being a taxi driver? (more…)