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Flood Seminar: Everything you need to know

What a success! Our Flood Seminar took place at St. Paul’s House in London on Thursday 2nd March 2017 and we’re so pleased with the feedback we have received so far.

For those of you who couldn’t make it, we wanted to provide you with a little insight that was shared by our three speakers on the day.


Groundwater Flooding – The Hidden Peril, Dr Maxine Zaidman, JBA

Dr Zaidman considered the frequently underestimated risk of groundwater flooding; what it is, the mechanism as to why it occurs and why so many properties were flooded as a result of this hidden flood peril during the winter of 2013/14 when groundwater levels reached record highs and the various different types of flooding.

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The Real Link Between Flooding and Ground Stability, Dr Clive Edmonds, Peter Brett Associates

Dr Clive Edmonds addressed the perceived problems of sinkholes in greater detail, the widespread damage such collapses can create including trigger mechanisms and the important link between flood climatic periods and ground stability.

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Are We Really Flood Re Ready? Harriet Boughton, Flood Re

With the new scheme launched in the UK on 4th April 2016, Harriet discussed what legal professionals working within the property space need to know, including how the Flood Re scheme works in practice and how it can provide peace of mind for your clients.

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A new suite of Specialist Flood Risk Services

During the seminar, Geoff Offen, Managing Director of FCI introduced our new and affordable range of Specialist Flood Risk Services with leading national consultants on flood risk, JBA. We’re pleased to be able to offer a full suite of flood risk services tailored to a range of different circumstances to help both the homebuyer and commercial property purchaser. The new service has the potential to significantly lower the flood risk in 40% of cases, satisfying the homebuyer and lender concerns, and enabling the transaction to proceed. Find out more about our FCI-JBA Specialist Flood Risk Services…

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