Where should I put my FloodFlash sensor?

FloodFlash policies operate a little differently to traditional insurance policies. Every FloodFlash policy comes with a smart sensor. It is the key to our rapid claims and affordable premiums. When the sensor measures flooding at the the chosen trigger depth, we start the claim. Placing the sensor is the first step to getting FloodFlash cover in […]

The three trends driving the growth of parametric insurance in 2023

As FloodFlash CEO, my focus gravitates towards certain news items as they float across my personal ticker. So far this year I’ve been drawn to lockdown announcements and how they impact the brokers that we work with across the UK, and then to the Met Office as the weather forecasts showed the first low-pressure rumblings […]

Parametric insurance: everything you need to know

Most of us are familiar with how traditional insurance works: you buy a policy from your insurer, who agrees to reimburse you for the cost of any damages if something bad happens. FloodFlash is slightly different, using a type of insurance called parametric insurance. In this article, we’ll explain what parametric insurance is, how it […]

Restaurant insurance: five reasons to choose FloodFlash

Buy insurance for a restaurant business? Here’s why FloodFlash should be on the menu Restaurant insurance reflects the business it protects. It can be tough to get to grips with at times, but the payoff of getting it right can be huge. Restaurants and hospitality businesses contribute a significant amount to the local and national […]

FloodFlash quiz: test yourself on UK flood risks

Think yourself an expert when it comes to UK flood risks? Know all about FloodFlash and where you can place the sensor? Put your knowledge to the test with the FloodFlash quiz. In a few minutes, you’ll be asked 15 questions with a maximum possible score of 30. Will there be any gaps in your […]

Awards update: FloodFlash Tech Trailblazers and Insurance Times Award winners

FloodFlash do the Tech Trailblazer double Last week the Tech Trailblazers team announced the winners and runners up at their inaugural virtual awards ceremony. The industry leading judges and new generation of tech leaders joined the online celebration. Together they learned about the cohort of winners across the 16 different categories. The Tech Trailblazers Awards […]

FloodFlash and JBA: a parametric partnership going from strength to strength

Henry Bellwood and Nikki Pilgrim share their secrets to a model partnership The fantastic team at JBA and their best-in-class modelling data has been a key part of the FloodFlash story. FloodFlash and JBA have been partners since the very early days of the 2018 pilot. And as we look towards a fourth year together, […]

FloodFlash and Munich Re announce new parametric partnership

Deal set to fuel UK and international growth for parametric insurtech [LONDON, NOV 2021] FloodFlash, the first insurtech startup to offer parametric flood insurance to the mass market, announced a landmark agreement with Munich Re today. The relationship between FloodFlash and Munich Re began with Munich Re providing capacity for larger and more complex risks. […]

Welcome to FloodFlash: Richard Coyle

FloodFlash launched in 2019 with the ambition of bringing parametric flood insurance to UK SMEs that couldn’t get cover anywhere else. It quickly became apparent that mid-large sized businesses also wanted access to the cover. In Autumn 2020 we expanded our offering to serve these bigger and more complex risks. That’s where FloodFlash new hire […]

FloodFlash awards avalanche: the best Wednesday ever?

Three reasons the whole FloodFlash family was celebrating on Wednesday the 15th of September Wednesday the 15th started like any normal Wednesday. As we emerge out of lockdown, the office is starting to fill up. Roughly half the company made the unfamiliar effort of commuting. Whilst the usual milk run conversations and hot-desk competition bubbled […]