How to Protect your Home from Flooding

September 26th, 2012

As the nights begin to draw-in and we steel ourselves for winter’s chilly embrace; we can at least warm ourselves with memories of the balmy British summer. Except of course we can’t, because the summer’s been one of the wettest since records began. Read the rest of this entry »

Homeowners Wave Goodbye to Flood Insurance Cover

September 11th, 2012

Wellington bootsHome insurers are turning away customers in high flood-risk areas while they bicker with the government about how to make cover more affordable.

Householders and businesses are suffering as both sides argue about who pays for flood protection, says the Local Government Association (LGA), the voice of local councils. The LGA claims millions of homes and businesses are at risk because the Association of British Insurers (ABI) and the government cannot agree terms. Read the rest of this entry »