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15 December 2010
London, UK, (15 December, 2010) – With new research revealing almost one in 10* respondents have been burgled at Christmas, specialist home insurer Hiscox is urging homeowners to implement some basic security measures to help keep their belongings safe.
03 December 2010
London, UK (3 December, 2010) – Following the news that around 30 pieces of art, including one by Picasso, have been stolen in Spain, Robert Korzinek, fine art expert at specialist insurer Hiscox, comments:
03 December 2010
LONDON, UK, (Friday 3rd December, 2010) – When the weather eventually starts to warms up, home and contents insurer Hiscox encourages homeowners to be on the look out for leaks caused by burst pipes. The sub zero temperatures can result in pipes freezing and homeowners could be unaware their pipes have burst until the thaw when water begins to leak into their property.
23 November 2010
London, UK (23rd November, 2010) – From burst pipes to damaged art work, last winter’s extreme weather saw specialist home insurance provider Hiscox experience a 60%* increase in the number of freeze related household claims comparing January 2010 to January 2009.
17 November 2010
NOVEMBER 17, 2010 – NEW YORK – Hiscox USA has taken a giant leap towards reinventing how small professional services businesses buy their insurance in the U.S. The specialist insurer today launched the first U.S. service that enables small businesses to obtain insurance direct through real-time quote and buy online.
12 November 2010
London, UK (12 November, 2010) – Following the news that an 18th Century Qianlong era vase has sold for a record £43m, Robert Read, fine art expert at specialist insurer Hiscox, comments:
09 November 2010
LONDON, UK, (09 November, 2010) – With heavy rain and potential flooding forecast, home and contents insurer Hiscox urges home owners to take some practical steps to prevent flood damage to their properties. The Met Office has put out flash warnings of severe or extreme weather for London and South East England.
08 November 2010
Hamilton, Bermuda (8 November 2010) – Hiscox Ltd (LSE:HSX), the international specialist insurer, today issues its Interim Management Statement for the first nine months of the year to 30 September 2010.
08 November 2010
Hamilton, Bermuda (8 November 2010) – Hiscox Ltd (LSE: HSX), the international specialist insurer, announces its current estimates for Syndicate 33 and Syndicate 6104’s 2008 and 2009 years of account.
02 November 2010
Hamilton, Bermuda (2 November, 2010) – Hiscox Insurance Company (Bermuda) Limited (“Hiscox Bermuda”), a subsidiary of the international specialist insurer Hiscox Ltd (LSE:HSX) has announced that the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation has agreed to a reduction in its collateral requirements.
21 October 2010
London, UK (21 October, 2010) – Specialist business insurer Hiscox has launched its new Charities Insurance Portfolio product for charities, clubs and associations. The bundled liability and property package will enable charities to meet their insurance needs with the peace of mind of dealing with one policy from one insurer.
08 October 2010
London, UK (8 October, 2010) – Specialist insurer Hiscox has praised today’s judgement in the Irish courts backing technology company HWM in their defence against claims of copyright infringement and breach of confidence, arguing it a victory for the right of IT employees in Ireland to regard their know how and experience as their own intellectual property.
07 October 2010
London, UK (07 October, 2010) – Ahead of this years Frieze Art Fair, which begins in London on Thursday 14 October, Robert Read, fine art expert at specialist insurer Hiscox, comments:
28 September 2010
London, UK (28 September, 2010) – New research conducted by specialist small business insurer Hiscox*, shows that students put personal skills ahead of academic achievement when ranking predictors of entrepreneurial success.
14 September 2010
Hamilton, Bermuda (14 September, 2010) – Hiscox Ltd (LSE: HSX), the international specialist insurer, announced today that it has agreed to sell its US animal mortality business to Markel Service, Incorporated (Markel).