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BDMA e-Academy sign ups surge with e-Learning discount

During the pandemic, to help support our members and the wider insurance industry, we made the decision to offer a range of our e-Learning courses at a discounted price or free of charge. Our rationale behind this was that whilst those in the damage management industry remained at home either due to self-isolation or being…

Getting ready for a post-virus economy with a rise in commercial claims

When lockdown began, a significant number of employees in the UK started working from home, with many businesses forced to close buildings temporarily. With equipment and workplaces remaining idle, there was a significant risk of buildings becoming damaged by fire, water and vandalism. With lockdown easing, this is the ideal time to ensure you’ll be…

Introducing the winner of ‘The BDMA’s Heroes’ feature!

In the June edition of The Standard we were delighted to be able to highlight those in the damage management industry who have gone above and beyond for their community and clients during the pandemic in our ‘The BDMA’s’ Heroes feature. We’re delighted to announce our top nominee for the award and the winner of the £500…

BDMA partners with CILA on e-Learning courses

The BDMA is delighted to be partnering with CILA to deliver a special offer on some of its courses during the COVID-19 pandemic. A number of these courses are available as free of charge.  These courses include: An Introduction to the BDMA – This short course outlines the BDMA’s mission, timeline, objectives and code of practice….

BDMA partners with ABI on e-Learning courses

The BDMA is delighted to be partnering with the ABI to deliver a special offer on some of its courses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Working to ensure no-one feels isolated when disaster strikes

British Damage Management Association (BDMA) Strategic Update from Adrian Jolly – 6th April 2020

Lobbying on behalf of the industry

Following our COVID-19 statement, the BDMA are also currently lobbying on behalf of the industry to MPs to ask for Property Damage Restoration Technicians to be listed as key workers. We provide an essential service to people in a time of absolute desperation and crisis and would like to continue to support them in this,…

Supporting members with our e-Learning courses

As many of you are at home and self-isolating, the BDMA are offering some of their eLearning courses for free or with significant discounts for a limited period.   These include: – The BDMA Certificate in Site Health & Safety – Free of charge to all Claims Practitioners, Technicians and Senior Technicians. – An Introduction to the BDMA – Free of charge – Outlines the…

COVID-19 Update

Following Public Health England and government advice, we want to assure you that the BDMA and its members are taking every precaution necessary in relation to COVID-19. Some of the measures being implemented by BDMA members now are: – Implementing social distancing in line with current advice – Providing necessary supplies including personal protective equipment…

Challenging Insurance Fraud in 2019

It seems that 2019 was a momentous year for challenging insurance fraud. The government announced plans to fund an AI project designed to tackle fraudulent claims1 and major insurers such as Aviva have revealed an increase in fraud detection levels.