Could you get into the Motor Trade Business?

People shaking handsThere’s a common misconception that in order to get into the motor trade business you need to have an intricate understanding of everything to do with vehicles. However, this isn’t necessarily true. While it is pretty much essential to have a basic knowledge about cars, vans or motorcycles, you don’t need to be an expert to start what could be a lucrative career.

There are a myriad of different occupations in the motor trade industry, and depending on your passion and technical knowledge for vehicles you could find one that is right for you. Naturally, if you have spent a substantial part of your life learning about and working with vehicles then you would want to start an occupation where you can get your hands on a vehicle as often as possible. On the other hand, having a passion for cars but not knowing their intricacies means you may be better suited to a less technical role.

Still need convincing? Then read on to see if you would be right to join the motor trade industry: (more…)

How to get the right Motor Trade Insurance for You

Car KeysAt QuoteSearcher we specialise in helping our customers find competitively priced motor trade insurance, however even with our help if you are not sure what type of policy you need you may end up with something that doesn’t suit you! This is why we advise all our customers to think about their business before they start searching for motor trade insurance, as it means they will have a better idea of the type of cover they need. If you don’t know where to start however then you are in luck, as this guide will help you decide the right type of policy for you: (more…)

Home Staging – Getting the most for your Property


When it comes to selling your property or if you are looking for new tenants it is important to make sure that your property is appealing to as many people as possible. Everyone has a different decor style so it can be hard to scale back and ensure your property is targeting a wider audience. We have come up with some helpful tips on how to attract more potential buyers or tenants. In America they have a term called home staging; this is the process they go through before selling their property although this strategy hasn’t yet taken off in the UK. Do make sure your property or landlord insurance is up to date just in case of an accident while carrying out the work.


Obviously when you move out or get new tenants there won’t be any furniture left in your property (unless you are renting furnished) even though, the furniture you have in your property offers inspiration to potential buyers and also could be an indication to how well maintained the property has been. If your sofa is a little passed it best and you are planning on buying a new suite when you get to you new property or when your tenants move out, buy one before you put your property on the market. The house instantly becomes a lot more appealing with a new stylish sofa in the living room and is definitely a worthwhile investment. (more…)

Welcome to the QuoteSearcher Blog!

GoMotorTrade LogoThe motor trade industry has gone through a number of changes over the past few years, which is why if you want your business to succeed it is essential that you stay one step ahead.  However, at QuoteSearcher we know that if you have a busy occupation this is not always possible, which is why we have created the QuoteSearcher Blog.

Here you will find everything you need to know about the motor trade industry as well as handy tips and advice about motor trade insurance.  We also provide guides on the changes that are affecting the motor trade industry that can be easily digested so you get back to running your business! (more…)

Free School Dinners at Primary Schools


For years the quality of school meals have been criticised with the turkey twizzler being banned and now school dinners are back in the limelight. But this time it is because the government will be providing food for children who are in their first three years of primary school free of charge. This means that the parents who once had to fork out (excuse the pun) money each week for a meal prepared by the school or sending their kids in with a packed lunch box no longer need to.

The initiative comes not long after many families had their child benefits cut which may strike many as a strange alternative but it is predicted that this new scheme will save families around £400 a year on average. The scheme will cost £600 million and will come into effect next September according to Nick Clegg who is the leader of the Liberal Democratic Party. (more…)

How to get a cheaper minibus insurance policy


With all the kids back at school, there are many things that need to be considered by the schools to ensure that they are not only great places to learn in but also are safe. There are many accidents than can happen on a school property due to the amount of people that are in the same area at the same time. Not only is making sure the school grounds are safe it is also important to ensure that vehicles that are used by the school such as minibuses are also safe.
The safety of the vehicle is maintained through regular services and MOT’s which helps bring peace of mind to those who are driving the vehicles. It is also important to ensure that the vehicles are covered with a minibus insurance policy just in case it becomes damaged. (more…)