SES Business Water's MD, Giuseppe Di Vita suggests some ways to prepare for winter...

Gone are the days of simply accepting large utility bills as a necessary part of running a business.

With winter now upon us, there are some essential actions to prevent internal flooding, which every business should take.

In this blog, SES Business Water’s Managing Director, Giuseppe Di Vita offers businesses some practical advice for reducing internal flood risk at their premises:

Here at SES Business Water, we understand that the winter puts a little extra pressure on your business. That’s why we’ve decided to offer one lucky regional business the opportunity to win a fantastic £1000 to treat their team.

Here in the UK, winter can often mean not only freezing temperatures and possible snow, but also rain, rain and more rain! Bad weather and flooding costs businesses of all sizes thousands of pounds each and every year.

Last winter, the UK saw record levels of rainfall, with storms Desmond, Eva and Frank causing disruption in communities across the UK. Winter weather like this can lead to serious problems for businesses, leaving many with significant costs.

Flooding is the cause of almost 1 in 10 major business disruptions. This infographic is a visual guide to the simple ways you can protect your business from water damage and limit the impact if flooding does happen.

Each winter businesses face costly repairs and lost revenue due to low temperatures, bad weather and flooding.

Our infographic shows you the simple steps you can follow to get watertight for winter.

Damage and losses caused by bad weather have affected two thirds of small to medium sized businesses in the last three years, with the average cost of flood damage reaching £28K - yet many businesses have no bad weather plan in place.