Floods: Raise the barriers

New thinking on flood defence

Over 5,000 homes and businesses were affected by flooding in the UK earlier this year.

In this article, Thomas Roche, FM Global's Operations Vice President argues that businesses should view flood defences as an investment not a cost. He talks about perceptions of risk, the likely cost of an event and the financial benefits of an effective response plan.

Finally, he offers six practical ways to help safeguard a business.