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Welcome to our latest newsletter, which we hope you find of interest.

The articles within this newsletter are a mix of our own news with industry trends that we believe will be valuable to know.

Thanks for taking the time to read our newsletter.

Howard Lickens, CEO.

7 things you can do now to prevent winter flood damage to your business

At least 16,000 homes and businesses were flooded during the winter of 2015-16, and this winter is supposed to be worse. Britain is expected to experience record winter rain, according to the Met Office. What’s more, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, 300,000 commercial properties are at risk for flooding. Therefore, it’s essential that you protect your business.

Even though floods cannot be completely avoided, there are preventive measures that you can take now to minimise damage to your business:

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Understanding GDPR consent

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on 25 May 2018.

Despite there being less than a year for UK organisations to become compliant, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has yet to finalise its consent guidance, which it plans to release in December. As the specifics surrounding consent requirements under the GDPR are still subject to change, it can be a challenge to know what proactive measures your organisation can take now.

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Are you conducting thorough fire risk assessments?

If you are an employer, owner, landlord, occupier or anyone else with control of a premises, you are responsible for fire safety. Conducting fire risk assessments helps to prevent fires, keeps the property and employees safe, and increases the chances that your business can recover should a costly fire happen. Keep reading for more information on how to conduct a fire risk assessment.

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