December 15, 2022

Technical Talks: Metal Theft

Insights UK Regional Division
Risk Management

According to the Association of British Insurers (ABI), over 1,000 metal thefts incidents are recorded each week. Metals such as copper, lead and high value specialist alloys have always been attractive to thieves but, increasingly, traditionally less attractive metals such as aluminium, mild steel and stainless steel are being targeted with thefts not only of stock from buildings and yards, but also of roof coverings, flashings, gates, cables and more. Vacant / unoccupied premises can be particularly susceptible to attack. In this article, we provide some basic risk control methods that businesses can take to better secure their buildings.

Metal Theft: Protect Yourself This Winter

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