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How Bad Weather Affects Businesses in the UK

HOW BAD WEATHER AFFECTS UK BUSINESSES According to the UK government, flooding is the most common and widespread natural disaster in the United Kingdom. There has been at least one serious flood every year since 1998. With the change in climate, flooding is set to become even more common. 260,000 commercial properties are located in flood risk areas 2/3 25% of small businesses have been affected by extreme weather in the past three BUT ONLY have an extreme weather plan to deal with these incidents. years... "Small businesses need to get better prepared for extreme weather. However, we know that despite wind, water or fire, many small businesses do manage to stay open and continue to serve their customers. When disasters hit we would encourage people to continue to support their local businesses, many of which stay open whatever the weather." Mike Cherry, National Policy Chairman for the Federation of Šmall Businesses NOW OPEN A good business insurance policy will cover your business for any flood damage or storm damage to your premises and stock, and include cover for business interruption caused by the storm or flood. Infographic by SHBURNHAVM @ashburnham Sources: GOV.UK Federation of Small Businesses Association of British Insurers Towergate Underwriting Group Ltd INSURANCE SERVICES Get Business Insurance at /ashburnham insurance

How Bad Weather Affects Businesses in the UK

shared by Ashburnham on Feb 20
Despite the ongoing joke of how us Brits enjoy discussing the weather over tea and biscuits, bad weather is no joke. It affects thousands of people each year and is only predicted to get worse with cl...




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