Flood resilience vs. insurance: the risk manager’s dilemma

Investing in flood resilience measures can be expensive. Very expensive. Installing flood gates across a property can cost thousands upon thousands of pounds. After the flood gates, you need the air bricks. After the air bricks, you need the non-reverse valves. Then the brick treatment, window replacements and pump installations. Making a property resistant (keeping […]

Flood survey guide: how to get the most out of a property flood assessment

We’ve teamed up with our friends at Cluttons to help commercial property owners know how to set up a flood survey (also known as a flood risk analysis) so they can prepare for flooding better. For more information on their approach to flood risk analysis visit https://www.cluttons.com/. This is part of a FloodFlash series about […]

FloodFlash and the Lloyd’s Lab: lessons from the 3rd cohort

The end of 2019 marked the end of a whirlwind quarter for FloodFlash. It also marks the end of the third cohort of the Lloyd’s Lab. We caught up with FloodFlash co-founder Ian Bartholomew to discuss how the past 3 months have been and what the team have taken from their involvement with the Lab. […]

FloodFlash infrastructure and ingenuity: driving insurtech success with AWS

This is a re-post for this blog covering the FloodFlash infrastructure which featured originally on the Amazon Web Services site. To read the original article, click here. FloodFlash: How Tech-enabled Flood Insurers are Building More Resilient Businesses Annual losses from UK flooding are estimated to be in the region of £500 million, with huge amounts […]