Farming Update March 2019

Defra has released the Farm Business Income estimates for the year ending February 2019. These show that income from cereals rose by 13% but general cropping fell by 8%. Yields were affected by adverse weather conditions, but cereals benefited from higher prices. Dairy incomes were down by 22% and livestock farmers suffered falls of up […]

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Tips for Tractors – Young Driver Information

It is becoming more and more apparent that the rules concerning young drivers and tractors have become unclear, leaving the young drivers, and their employers, in jeop

Farming Update February 2019

Farmers are being advised to consider growing miscanthus as an alternative crop in the light of future uncertainties. The crop is grown under contract and is used to f

Property Part 2 – Loss of Rent Insurance

A large claim under your rented residential or commercial property could have wider implications than the material cost to rectify the issue.  What if you are unable

Farming Update January 2019

The HSE has reminded farmers that a new series of inspections will begin soon. The safety record in farming remains poor with 33 fatalities in 2017/8. The inspections

No-deal Brexit warning for driving abroad

As we continue to ponder what the implications of Brexit will be, it’s important to consider the effects of a ‘no deal’ outcome when driving abroad.

Property Part 1 – Underinsurance

Under Insurance This is something that can easily catch people out. In modern Insurance Broking, a standard household policy will likely offer a blanket sum insured