Ideas from the U.K.
The company is a joint venture between HBOS plc, the U.K. financial-services group, and Peter Wood, a British entrepreneur best known for establishing Direct Line Insurance plc. First Alternative Woman will sell directly to its customers.
* London-based broker Lucas Fettes & Partners has created Home Value Protection to cover people whose homes fall in value as a result of events out of their control.
Such developments can include the building of shopping centers and the construction of roads, prisons and noisy neighbors.
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