My shotguns have an alarm, will this reduce my insurance?

I keep shotguns at home. Although the police didn’t ask me to install an alarm I have done so for my own peace of mind. The guns are listed on my insurance policy. Do I need to tell my insurance company about the alarm? If I did would I get…

William Powell Phoenix 12-bore

William Powell Phoenix shotgun is an Anglo-Italian blend of traditional build and handsome looks, creating an exceptional 12-bore over-under.

Why are some shotguns coloured blue and brown?

The receivers on most over-unders shotguns are given a plain silver finish but every now and again I see pictures of some with lots of blue and brown marks on the surface. What is this, and why are they not polished smooth like all the others?

Why are some shotguns coloured blue and brown?

The receivers on most over-unders guns are given a plain silver finish but every now and again I see pictures of some with lots of blue and brown marks on the surface. What is this, and why are they not polished smooth like all the others?

What are the storage rules for shotguns and firearms?

When I got my shotgun certificate (at age 16) I was told my brother, who is 23, would have to have one as well, as I was not allowed access to a gun cabinet. Now I require a firearms certificate does the same rule apply?