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Brian Kilroy, Business Development Manager, BLP Insurance, welcomes the Mayor of London’s announcement to pledge £5 million of funding for self-builders’ construction costs in London and says that local authorities need to lend a helping hand.

BLP's Brian Kilroy comments on the Lloyds Banking Group's new scheme, and looks to local authorities for more support for self builders.

BLP Insurance, the specialist residential and commercial insurer, has launched its ‘Freedom to Create’ construction competition, inviting architects to take part.

BLP survey indicates that while more homeowners would consider a self-build project, availability of land and financing are still standing in the way.

BLP Insurance has announced the appointment of Wayne Tonge as Head of Sales.

Tenants will vote with their feet - but buy-in from local authorities is urgently needed to build quality private rented sector properties. Partnership is the key to unlocking the full potential of the private rented sector (PRS), according to panellists at an event held by BLP Insurance and the British Property Federation on the critical role of councils in build to rent development.

Daylight exposure is considered to have the most influence on productivity for half of employees, according to a survey by specialist insurance provider BLP Insurance, which analysed the impact of workplace design on productivity.

A recent BLP survey indicates that for most employees convenience is more important than quirky features when it comes to the ideal office. BLP's Brian Kilroy discusses the importance of modern office on productivity and the need for employers to protect their investment with commercial latent buildings insurance.

Guaranteeing a secure income stream in the event of business disruption is the key factor for commercial insurance brokers when thinking about protecting their client’s construction assets.

BLP Insurance, the residential and commercial building defects insurer, has secured its largest scheme to date having been appointed by Land Securities as the insurance provider for the Nova development in Victoria, London. BLP Insurance has been the preferred defects insurance provider for Land Securities on several other Land Securities schemes.

Kim Vernau, Chief Executive Officer, BLP Insurance, comments on the outlook for 2014 and how we need to keep a close eye on recovery at such a delicate economic stage.

A survey carried out by BLP Insurance, the housing warranty insurance provider, has found that a key concern among homeowners in the UK is outside influences such as neighbours and council works.  One in four of UK...

Bob Grainger appointed Chairman and architect Richard Saxon appointed as non executive director BLP Insurance, the housing warranty insurance provider, announces the appointment of Richard Saxon CBE as Non Executive...

BLP Insurance raises over £10k for Chauncy Maples Malawi Trust BLP Insurance, the residential and commercial building defects insurer last week participated in The Big Row in conjunction with the Chauncy Maples Malawi...

A recent survey from BLP Insurance, the housing warranty insurance provider, showed that 54% of homeowners in the UK blame the lack of available funding as the key factor stopping them from building their dream home and nearly...

Has the recession calmed our dream home aspirations? A recent survey from BLP Insurance, the housing warranty provider, has revealed that the majority of homeowners surveyed would choose a luxury kitchen as the key feature if...

A recent survey conducted by BLP (Building LifePlans), the building defects insurance provider, has found that only half of commercial property professionals believe that we have seen the worst of the recession and that banks...

Gaps in warranty cover can be removed to free up capital. BLP (Building LifePlans), the residential and commercial building defects insurer is claiming that development funders’ typical development warranty cover does not...

The Buildoffsite Property Assurance Scheme (BOPAS) is being formally launched on 26 March 2013. The Scheme is new to the market and provides manufacturers and constructors of new homes and their developer and other clients and...

Lorna McCarthy has joined BLP from Aviva as an Underwriter.  She has over 30 years' experience in insurance and has specialised in property and latent defects insurance. Lorna explains "BLP has an excellent reputation...

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