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Monthly Archives: June 2013

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The future of UK Flood Insurance is Flood Re

As we have previous reported, the Statement of Principles on the Provision of Flood Insurance, an agreement currently in place between the Association of British Insurers and the Government which committed insurers to provide affordable flood cover for domestic and small business premises, was due to expire at the end of July 2013 following a

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Flooding: A Stay of Execution for the Statement of Principles

The Statement of Principles on the Provision of Flood Insurance, an agreement currently in place between the Association of British Insurers and the government which committed insurers to provide affordable flood cover for domestic and small business premises, was due to expire at the end of this month, June 2013.   Over the past year, negotiations

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Move along squatters, investors in residential property also need legislative reform

After press reports of police up and down the country taking action to remove squatters from residential accommodation, perhaps the government should now turn its attention to the legislative pitfalls awaiting potential investors in this sector? The Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 offers rights to those who own leases of residential flats