What Insurance Does a Residents’ Management Company need?

Block in a Box provides a range of services and solutions for those that self-manage their blocks of flats. Taking on the responsibility of organising the insurance for your block can be understandably daunting, so the team at Block in a Box have teamed up with Flat Living Insurance to make sure you’re covered. Before [...]

By |2021-03-17T13:22:19+00:00March 17th, 2021|Latest News|0 Comments

What effect does maintenance have on your insurance policy?

Rich Smeeton from Block in a Box advises the Residents’ Management Company (RMC) must ‘take all reasonable precautions to prevent or minimise loss, destruction, damage, accident or injury and maintain the premises, machinery, equipment to a good state of repair”. Things to consider: Insurance claims can be rejected and cover can be reduced, or even [...]

By |2021-02-22T10:09:44+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Latest News|0 Comments

Covid causes prime central London property prices to tumble by as much as -40%

The latest research by, Astons, the international experts on real estate, residency and citizenship through investment has revealed the extent to which the current pandemic has hit London’s high-end market where property prices are concerned. Aston’s analysed sold price records across the capital’s 10 most high-profile, prime property postcodes, comparing the average sold price secured [...]

By |2021-01-25T11:51:43+00:00January 25th, 2021|Latest News|0 Comments

What are the responsibilities of a Residents’ Management Company?

Block in a Box discusses what a Residents’ Management Company is and what they are responsible for. There are multiple entities which can be responsible for managing a block of flats or apartments. These include: • Right to Manage companies • Block owners • Residents’ Management Companies • Freehold Company What is a Residents’ Management [...]

By |2021-01-19T16:07:09+00:00January 19th, 2021|Latest News|0 Comments

What safety signs does our block need?

Safety signs are an important part of the health and safety standards in your block. It is important that the signage in your block meets these standards, as this will be monitored as part of general safety assessments your block will undergo. Residents Management Companies (RMCs) often employ staff to work onsite, such as cleaners, [...]

By |2021-01-19T16:05:47+00:00December 9th, 2020|Latest News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Electric vehicles: The future of travel

Over the past decade, electric vehicles have taken the motor industry by storm, promising a more environmentally friendly way to get around. In this article, we’ll look at the growing popularity of electric cars, greener legislation and what this could mean for the UK. In a recent announcement, the government announced a 10-step plan towards [...]

By |2021-01-19T16:05:47+00:00December 9th, 2020|Latest News, Uncategorized|1 Comment
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