Arson Risk Advice

UK statistics show that arson accounts for 40% of fires in commercial premises and over 20% in residential buildings.

This is a very significant risk to homeowners and businesses alike. We thought we’d share with you a recent ‘risk bulletin’ from LV= that gives practical risk management guidance to help you minimise the risk and hopefully prevent claims.

In summary the guidance runs through 5 key steps that you can take to minimise the risk of an arson attack;

  1. Risk assessments
  2. Denial of fuel
  3. Security protections
  4. Staff precautions
  5. Close down procedures

Whilst all premises are vulnerable to arson attacks, particular premises are statistically more likely to be targeted; schools, unoccupied buildings, religious premises, farms, abattoirs and animal research premises.

Who Are LV=?

As one of our insurer partners, LV= offer a wide range of business policies designed for the SME sector. Established in 1843, Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society (which trades as LV=), is the UK’s largest friendly society and a leading provider of financial services products.

Please contact us if you have any queries.

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