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.


LYCETTS IS AWARDED CORPORATE CHARTERED INSURANCE BROKER STATUS

July 25, 2018

Lycetts has been awarded the prestigious corporate Chartered Insurance Broker status by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII). Chartered status - granted by the Privy Council - is the industry’s gold standard and is awarded to firms which demonstrate commitment to the highest levels of excellence and professionalism among their staff.

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Protecting Against Cyber Criminals

June 7, 2018

As business transactions are increasingly conducted online, most people are aware of the need for some sort of protection against cyber criminals.

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Additions to our Insurance Claims Team

May 31, 2018

Harriet Aitchison and Andrew Melville joined Lycetts Newcastle office in the summer to further strengthen the insurance Claims Department, headed by Divisional Director Rupert Wailes-Fairbairn.

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Protecting Company Directors

May 22, 2018

Company directors are exposed to a wide range of risks in the execution of their duties and there is an equally wide range of insurance solutions to help protect them.

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Cyber Essentials

May 18, 2018

Cyber Essentials is a National Cyber Security Centre backed scheme that helps to protect organisations, whatever their size, against a whole range of the most common cyberattacks.

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Brexit and beyond: the future for Scottish rural business

May 3, 2018

The Scottish Land and Estates (SLE) Spring Conference will be held at the Assembly Rooms in George Street, Edinburgh on Tuesday 29th May. The theme this year is ‘Brexit and beyond: the future for Scottish rural business’. As SLE’s insurance partner, Lycetts is delighted to be a sponsor of the event.

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Do you legally need to train your staff in health and safety?…

May 3, 2018

Do you legally need to train your staff in health and safety?...

The simple answer is yes you do, but there are more compelling arguments other than the fact that it is a legal requirement. There are also good moral and financial business cases to be made.

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Personal tax update for the 2018/19 Tax Year

April 30, 2018

Other than a significant shift in the complexity of income taxes in Scotland there is little change to the personal taxes the affect savers and investors.

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Key insurance issues in the Forestry Industry

April 4, 2018

Forestry can often be an uncertain business. Given the nature of the job, foresters find themselves at the mercy of unpredictable and uncompromising forces that wouldn’t usually trouble the typical business owner.

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