In Focus: What risks do your construction clients face?

With demand for new housing increasing and the evolution of technology and techniques, the construction industry is seeing somewhat of a resurgence across the UK. As a result, there is now a greater emphasis on the wide ranging risks and challenges companies operating in this diverse sector are faced with. Brokers know that good risk management is at the core of business success and understand it is key their construction clients know this.

In part one of this In-Focus series, Jonathan Smith, head of commercial SME solutions and schemes at Aviva examines what brokers need to know about risk management in construction.

Topics covered:
• Fire hazards in buildings.
• JCoP for Fire Prevention on Construction Sites and Construction (Design and Management) Regulations.
• Fire Prevention Checklists.
• Natural hazard exposures.
• Risks posed by ‘modern methods of construction’.