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Shale gas firms to be subject to ‘robust’ new EU Law

A report published this week has identified that a new ‘muscular legislative package’ is being prepared by the European Commission, bringing shale gas companies operating within the EU under a regime which will be “robust enough” to cater for the inherent environmental risks of the industry. The new regime, which is likely to take the … Continue Reading

Up the Creek? Flood risk insurance update

Flooding has become an increasing widespread property risk in the UK in recent years.  Flooding caused £400 million worth of damage in 2012 alone, and over 5 million properties in England and Wales are at risk of flooding (that’s almost 1 in 6 properties). The insurance industry’s 2008 Statement of Principles (Principles) set out a … Continue Reading