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Unattended Candles

CNM Guidance Note – Unattended Candles

We recognise the symbolic importance that the lighting of candles has within the faith. However, fires were our largest cause of claim over the last five years and for the 2016/17 policy period in particular. We acknowledge that events can occur that are beyond your control and the CNM property insurance policy is there to protect you in those instances.

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Guidance on Permitting Schools to use Parish car parks

At the Catholic Insurance Service Limited (‘CIS’) we receive queries from parishes who have been asked by neighbouring schools, which lack adequate parking on their site, whether the school may use the parish car park. This can create tensions between the school and parish: often parishes wish to help but don’t know if there are any insurance implications, or how best to protect themselves from the additional liabilities that the school’s use of their car park might create.

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Winter Risk Management

The first snow of Winter 2017 has fallen and so it is time, once again, to assess and take steps to address the risks associated with the time of year.
We hope that you find this bulletin to be a useful reminder of the seasonal risk management you should consider.

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