Build Back Better? More needs to be done first to make clients aware of risks

As trusted local experts, brokers are well positioned to make customers and clients aware of the dangers of flooding and help them to better prepare, asserts Ian Gibbs, national technical manager at Sedgwick.

One year on, Flood Re’s Build Back Better government-funded initiative has had good support from insurers, with 11 signed up and 68% of home insurance policies ceded to Flood Re now eligible.


Following the Build Back Better initiative, 68% of home insurance policies ceded to Flood Re now eligible.

Most customers have the opportunity to improve the resilience of their homes, which will speed up recovery following a flood event.

It’s been widely reported that as many as one in four

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