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When Does Flood Re Start?

When Does Flood Re Start?

Tuesday, 09 February 2016

Flood Re comes into effect in April 2016. Flood Re will give insurers the chance to help homeowners by offering affordable cover to those in high flood risk areas. HomeProtect is pleased to be working with Flood Re to cede policies at launch.

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Infographic: How Flood Re Works

Infographic: How Flood Re Works

Tuesday, 09 February 2016

HomeProtect is one of the Flood Re approved insurers. The scheme is devised to lower flood risk insurance premiums and excesses. If you buy cover from an insurer taking part in Flood Re, you will benefit from more affordable flood cover.

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Flood Re Successfully Secures £2.1bn In Remaining Funds To Launch

Flood Re Successfully Secures £2.1bn In Remaining Funds To Launch

Wednesday, 03 February 2016

The scheme will be ready to accept policies in April this year, and just as well, as it is in high demand after the most recent winter floods.

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1 In 4 Would Buy Property On A Flood Plain Despite Recent Flood Chaos

1 In 4 Would Buy Property On A Flood Plain Despite Recent Flood Chaos

Thursday, 21 January 2016

UK flooding has been devastating this winter, yet despite the storms and water damage a quarter of buyers surveyed would consider properties on known flood plains.

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New Flood Maps Will Show Homes At Greater Risk Of Flooding

New Flood Maps Will Show Homes At Greater Risk Of Flooding

Tuesday, 19 January 2016

In light of the recent flooding across the UK, the Environment Agency is re-evaluating its flood map. Will it put your home at risk of high insurance premiums?

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Prevent flooding at home

Infographic: Protecting Your Home From Flooding

Friday, 15 January 2016

A handy infographic with preventative steps you can take to protect your home from flooding.

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Rhodes Must Fall, But Will The Building Stand?

Rhodes Must Fall, But Will The Building Stand?

Wednesday, 13 January 2016

A petition to remove the Rhodes statue at Oriel College is backed by hundreds of students. But what does this mean for the historic building that houses it?

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The importance of fire risk home insurance

Fires Fuel The Need For Home Insurance

Tuesday, 12 January 2016

The issue of fire risk insurance is hotting up in the wake of the New Year’s Eve fire at The Address Downtown Dubai hotel. So what can be done to reduce the risk?

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