Flood insurance news, views and advice

26-May-17

Flood Assist Insurance launches new free flood app

Here at Flood Assist Insurance we believe that the first step in managing flood risk is to be aware of it and we’re pleased to announce that we’ve developed a brand new app to help people ...

17-May-17

Flood Assist @ BIBA 2017

Last week Manchester became the hub of the UK's insurance sector with thousands of insurance professionals making the trip to Manchester to partake in arguably the most important event in the i...

08-May-17

Encouraging flood resilience, how can insurers help?

There are many reasons that business owners don't want to invest in flood resilience measures; lack of information, a flood is considered to be a one-off event, it is the responsibility of the authori...

02-May-17

Our visit to the BRE Flood House

Last week Flood Assist took a trip to Watford to take a look around the Flood Resilient House at BRE Innovation Park. So, what’s so special about the house? The BRE flood house is has been created...

25-Apr-17

What’s my Flood Risk?

Statistics state that 1 in every 6 homes in the UK is at risk of flooding – that’s a whopping 5.2 million properties! You don’t need to live near a river or the seat to be at risk of being flooded ...

21-Apr-17

Flood Warning Symbols - what do they mean?

The first step in managing your flood risk is awareness, and here at Flood Assist we provide free, live flood alerts that enable you to check your own or another geographical area to see what current ...

18-Apr-17

BIBA scheme for high flood risk businesses - breaking new ground

In December 2016, The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) announced the launch of a new insurance scheme for its broker member designed to insurer businesses located in high flood risk areas...

13-Apr-17

Does Flood Re Cover Businesses Too?

With over 100,000 householders safely under its wings Flood Re has been a game changer for households located in high flood risk in obtaining affordable insurance. Flood Re however doesn’t cover ever...

10-Apr-17

Flood Re - Are you Eligible?

Since launching just over 12 months ago Flood Re has helped over 100,000 households in high flood risk areas obtain insurance. Flood Re is a government backed scheme designed to provide affordable ...

06-Apr-17

Flood Re for Dummies!

Celebrating Flood Re's first anniversary this week, here at Flood Assist we’ve put together a simple FAQ guide on how the scheme works Since its introduction, April 2016, Flood Re has helped over 1...

04-Apr-17

Happy Birthday Flood Re!

This week sees the first anniversary of Flood Re, the first reinsurance programme of its kind in the world, designed to provide affordable home insurance premiums and excesses to thousands of househol...