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Flooding – will your business sink or swim?

The UK is just coming out of the other side of some of the most widespread snowfall ever seen. In many parts of the country, this melting snow may lead to flooding, leaving businesses leaping out of the frying pan ...

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Ensure your business is prepared for extreme weather conditions this winter with Arco

Expert in safety, Arco, is urging businesses to be prepared for potential adverse weather conditions this winter in order to help keep employees safe and avoid costly site closures. Extreme weather conditions such as subzero temperatures, heavy snow, severe rainfall ...

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Lessons learned

Robert Snook, director and general manager at Portakabin, looks at how a secondary school devastated in the Cumbria floods successfully minimised the impact on education provision and shares some of the lessons learned Unprecedented flooding across Cumbria was caused by ...

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Dealing with disaster

‘Disaster’, namely flooding, is high on the agenda for many businesses as we enter 2016. The Christmas period spelled devastating levels of rain, leaving much of the Northern part of the UK under water. Mark Calvert, MD for flood response experts, Adler ...

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Flood – Is your business at risk?

Last winter was one the wettest on record, with homes and businesses that may previously have remained flood-free falling foul of the endless deluge of rain and extreme high tides. With the cost of flooding standing at between £75,000 and ...

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APPG launches 3rd Inquiry into UK flooding

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Excellence in the Built Environment (APPG for EBE) has announced its 3rd Inquiry, which will look at the problems caused to the UK by flooding and examine the potential for greater mitigation of these ...

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UV drain relining ideal where access is difficult, say Lanes

Lanes engineers have used no dig ultraviolet lining technology to rehabilitate a highways drain along a rural road that had repeatedly flooded, causing major problems for road-users getting to and from nearby housing estates. The project demonstrated the benefits of ...

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Money no object? So what price a life…..when Asbestos training costs just £30

After David Cameron’s announcement that ‘money was no object’ when helping UK flood victims, national asbestos specialists Nichol Associates is asking, ‘what price a life?’ when £30 can deliver asbestos training for those delivering the clean-up operation. Long term flooding ...

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The big clean up

In this edition of FAST Facts, Layton Tamberlin, acting managing director at property protection expert SitexOrbis provides advice on cleaning up after floods WHAT IS THE FLOODING SITUATION LIKE ACROSS ENGLAND? The past few months have been the wettest in ...

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Further details of flood support packages published

Last week, the Prime Minister set out a package of measures to help homeowners and businesses in flood affected areas get back on their feet and make their properties more resilient to flooding in the future. These measures have been finalised ...

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