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Storm Desmond Flooding

Advice for property owners affected by Storm Desmond flooding

If your home or business has been damaged by flooding as a result of Storm Desmond you’ve probably already contacted your insurance company to begin rectifying the situation. However, you may also be entitled to a £5,000 flood grant announced by the government to protect your property from future flooding which you can use in […]
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Floods Destroy Be Prepared

Businesses urged to check their flood risk

A major food company which was devastated by flooding is calling on other businesses to take action to prepare for severe weather. Greencore is urging businesses to make sure they know their flood risk as the Environment Agency launches its annual Flood Action campaign, Greencore employs more than 11,000 people and supplies all the major […]
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Flood Risk

Insurers call for up-front traffic-light flood risk info

Estate agents and property search websites should provide traffic-light style information indicating flood risk for the locations of the homes they list, says the Association of British Insurers (ABI). This can be done using publicly available Environment Agency data. At present no property search websites include flood risk information for the location of properties they […]
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The Flood Company Sponsors RICS Guide to Flooding

The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the world’s leading professional body for standards in land, property and construction, has published a clear, impartial guide to flooding. The Flood Company is delighted to be the sole sponsor of the comprehensive guide – which can be downloaded here. The risk of flooding is growing. Many properties which […]
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