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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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Further £10m for flood affected businesses announced

Building on last week’s package of support for businesses and households, the UK Prime Minister David Cameron yesterday set out further support for businesses in areas affected by flooding.   A new Business Support Scheme* worth up to £10million to provide ...

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Financial impact of recent floods could last two-three years

As the Environment Agency today warns that the flood risk will continue into the weekend*, Justin Balcombe, UK head of general insurance consulting at KPMG warns of the long-term cost of flooding to businesses, homeowners and the economy and discusses ...

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Be prepared – new UK flood maps published

Following the recent storms, new flood maps have been published that show a reduction in the number of properties classed at risk of surface water flooding, which is very good news for communities and businesses across the UK. Surface water ...

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Strong backing for Environment Agency warning

Severn Trent Costain is strongly backing the warning from the Environment Agency of the need for businesses to prepare for future weather extremes. Managing Director, Wayne Earp said: “The Environment Agency assessment of the likely trend for more extreme weather ...

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Legion parking officers help to rescue 300 cars from a flooded car park

Parking officers from Legion Parking Services have helped 300 drivers to rescue their cars from a flooded car park in Stafford town centre. On 11th February, the water levels on Doxey Marshes rose significantly due to heavy rain and melting ...

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