ABI seeks expert aid in new flood-risk assessment fight

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) is working with the Building Research Establishment (BRE) to set up an industry-standard certification scheme to help insurers and lenders more accurately assess flood risk.

The initiative, which is understood to be based on an existing BRE standard, will require a housing manufacturer to complete a technical quality assessment before obtaining a stamp of approval.

Dr Sebastian Catovsky, policy adviser at the ABI said: "This will make it easier for

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have an Insurance Age account, please register now.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: