Wainfleet Flooding – June 2019

15th July 2019 Author: BDMA Category:

On the 12th June 2019, more than 590 homes in Wainfleet and the surrounding area were evacuated following heavy rain which led to the River Steeping bursting its banks. In this drone video, Crawford a...

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Guest Blog: Q&A with Jon Cawley, NFU Mutual

5th July 2019 Author: BDMA Category:

With Jon Cawley, Head of Claims, NFU Mutual   1) What current industry trends are dominating your sector right now? There has certainly been a development in the insurance space’s use of digital t...

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Preparing policyholders for a fire incident

2nd July 2019 Author: BDMA Category:

In recent years, several devastating fire incidents in the UK have been documented and fire safety has become a bigger talking point in the industry. However, there is still arguably a lack of prepara...

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Training Insight: The Correct Use & Interpretation of Moisture Meters

24th June 2019 Author: BDMA Category:

Here at the BDMA, we’ve recently introduced a new training course to our training catalogue – ‘The Correct Use & Interpretation of Moisture Meters’. The new course is open to individua...

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Guest Blog: Promoting positive mental health

17th June 2019 Author: BDMA Category:

By David Price, CEO of Health Assured.  Up until recently, the importance and relevance of promoting positive mental health at work have mostly gone unnoticed. According to research by Mentalhealth....

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Developing IoT trends and their benefits

23rd May 2019 Author: BDMA Category:

The digital transformation of the modern world has been prevalent for many years, with the introduction of new technologies appearing all around us. The digital revolution has had a massive impact on ...

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Guest blog: Quarterly Building Repair Cost Review 2019 and potential impacts on insurers

13th May 2019 Author: BDMA Category:

By Peter Wassell, Quantity Surveying Director, Sedgwick. A recent building repair costs review conducted by Sedgwick in the first quarter of 2019 provides an update on the current situation and takes ...

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How can we better support policyholders with subsidence claims?

10th April 2019 Author: BDMA Category:

The forecast of a long hot summer doesn’t quite have the same ring to it for those of us in the wider insurance industry. In contrast with the prospect of floods, comes the season of drought, and 20...

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How does business interruption insurance benefit you and your business?

9th April 2019 Author: BDMA Category:

If your business was affected by flooding or fire damage, how would you continue operating business as usual? Your property insurance may cover the physical building damage, but not the resources need...

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How can technology help communities to improve flood response and resilience?

13th March 2019 Author: BDMA Category:

With flooding in the UK a high risk in some areas due to storm surges, heavy rain and other environmental factors, it is apparent that flood measures need to be constantly developed and adapted. Since...

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