Lycetts Insights


As the Lycetts insights below will attest, we provide our clients with more than just insurance solutions. This is because our experienced senior management team understands your needs and look to provide you with expert views on a wide variety of topics. Read our insights online now by clicking the topics below.


The Heat is Back on

May 15, 2019

James comes from a farming background and has worked in farm and estate insurance for the last 14 years. James looks back on the repercussions of the 2018 heatwave and gives advice how farms can get prepared for another summer scorcher.

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The Ecclesiastical Movement for Good awards

May 3, 2019

Lycetts is a member of the Ecclesiastical Insurance Group who are launching a £1m giving programme, designed to help charities change lives for the better.

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The Benefits of Engineering Inspections

May 1, 2019

UK Farmers are being urged to make sure their health and safety policies are up to scratch in preparation for a programme of targeted farm inspections by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) which commenced at the start of 2019.

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Our essential guide to owning a Quad Bike

April 30, 2019

Quad bikes (also known as an all-terrain vehicle or ATV), are a popular and most practical asset to any farm allowing speedy and efficient access to even the most remote or inaccessible areas. But are you correctly registered and covered to drive it on public roads and on private cross country fields and lanes?

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Temporary revoking of three general licences in England

April 24, 2019

We understand that Natural England is temporarily revoking three general licences in England for controlling certain wild birds from Thursday 25th April.

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Tax year end

March 4, 2019

As the tax year end approaches we recommend that all clients review and take advantage of their allowances for tax relief on investments and pensions as follows:

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Spring 2019 – Rural business and the economy

February 27, 2019

The uncertainty over Brexit has had an unprecedented impact on the UK’s rural economy forcing many farmers to re-evaluate their business models.

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Equine Flu

February 8, 2019

With equine flu forcing horse racing to be shut down nationwide, horse owners run the risk of being uninsured if their animals are not vaccinated against against this virus.

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Activism guide

February 5, 2019

In the wake of the recent upsurge in vegan activists targeting UK farmers, here is some advice on how to protect your farms or estate.

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