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.


Emily Young joins Lycetts Financial Services

June 23, 2017

Northumberland-based Emily Young is taking up a new appointment with Lycetts Financial Services, joining our Newcastle office as a financial advisor and will specialise in life and protection insurance.

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Lycetts at The Festival of Hunting 2017

June 14, 2017

Lycetts is the headline sponsor for the 2017 Festival of Hunting for the second year running as part of our ongoing partnership with the East of England Agricultural Society who organise this prestigious event in the hunting calendar.

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Hi tech sports equipment and the risk of underinsurance

May 26, 2017

The thing about sports equipment and accessories is that we tend to buy things one at a time and do not always realise their accumulated value until it is too late. Underinsurance is therefore a significant risk.

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Key person insurance

May 22, 2017

According to research by Legal and General, 40 per cent of small businesses would cease trading within a year if they lost a key person. The smaller the business the more impact the loss of an individual will have. There are ways to mitigate such a loss and the most simple is Key Person Insurance (KPI - also known as key man...

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Online Email fraud targeted at art and property transactions

May 18, 2017

High value financial transactions in the art and property world are being targeted by sophisticated hackers and cyber criminals. The amounts of money involved make this email fraud an attractive scam and the lack of cyber awareness of potential victims makes them comparatively easy targets.

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Lycetts sponsors Discover Scottish Gardens at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

May 16, 2017

For the first time, Discover Scottish Gardens, Scotland’s recently formed national gardening tourism organisation, will exhibit at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show (23 - 27 May). It represents Scotland’s £240 million garden tourism industry with its magnificent collection of gardens, nurseries and garden related businesses.

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Defensive measures against fly-tipping

May 11, 2017

The sight of casually discarded waste appearing on land raises the blood pressure of many farmers and landowners. Fly-tipping has reached epidemic proportions in this country with estimated clearing-up costs of £150 million each year. There are, however, a series of measures which can help to protect against offenders.

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Forest fires in Scotland

May 8, 2017

Firebreak Scotland and The Confederation of Forest Industries (UK) Ltd (CONFOR) have circulated a warning from The European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS) that parts of western, central and southern Scotland are at very high risk of forest fire.

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Workplace Pensions

May 4, 2017

All employers will have to provide employees with a workplace pension over the next few years

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