The Riot Damages Act 1886 – find out how you are already protected against damages by riot.

Commercial Property, Landlords, Nottingham
Riot and affray are nothing new to our society and we’ve talked previously about how, as landlords and tenants,  you should be  checking your insurance to establish that you are adequately covered in the event that your shop or business is affected by riot.  Like many of our  readers, the team at were unaware that there is a statutory protection that can compensate you in the event that your business is affected by riot and our research has uncovered an interesting statute.  It is known as the Riot Damages Act of 1886. If you have been the subject of damages as a result of a riot or riotous assembly then provided that you make a claim within 14 days you will be entitled to compensation from the State. The…
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Expect the unexpected – London’s Burning – Riots & Looting?

Exeid News, Nottingham, Uncategorized
The recent riots throughout London and now further afield have raised many questions that affect us all. For owners of businesses and  business premises,  these questions now include  how to prepare  for the potential disorder that appears to be spreading throughout our urban centres. I am certain that many conversations are focused around how this disorder could  happen on such a scale and without any apparent warning but the more important question is why?  The "middle class" riots following the cuts in student tuition fees and now the "urban poor" riots  and low morale in the Police Force due to impending cuts are merely symptoms of a wider malaise in which Nero fiddles whilst Rome Burns. However, think about who may have somthing to gain  from this situation  and what the cause/effect  result…
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