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Flood Re causes controversy
By Morag Keohane Dip CII
Flood Re is causing controversy for some who may be adversely affected in the property sector. Following the aftermath of the 2007 flooding, government called for the insurance industry to put its house in order with regard to future flooding cover.
The scheme - part of the Water Bill - was subsequently thrashed out and is currently going through the Houses of Parliament. It will launch in the summer of 2015. Under current arrangements households and small businesses are guaranteed flood insurance. But this will no longer be the case under the new Flood Re Proposals.
In return for government investment in flood defences, insurers have agreed to provide affordable insurance to properties that are at high-risk of flooding as well as a promised flood insurance cap on premiums.read more
Caxtons Chartered Surveyors is one of the largest independent property practices in the South East. Operating from offices across Kent, we offer a full range of property consultancy and management services in the commercial and residential sectors.
Caxtons is a private limited company, established in 1990, but with roots back in the late 1800s, providing property services to a wide range of clients. The company is owned by its 6 directors with 7 associate directors in support. We employ over 90 people, with some 15 Chartered Surveyors and a wealth of other experienced staff that can advise on all your property needs.
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