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.


Fire Risk Assessments – have you done yours?

December 3, 2018

Anyone providing accommodation to paying guests is required by law to conduct a Fire Risk Assessment (FRA).

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Opening a historic house to the public

December 3, 2018

If you own an historic house or building which opens to the public, however infrequently this might occur, it is important to have the correct insurance in place.

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Lycetts are delighted to be supporting the Affordable Art Fair in Battersea

September 19, 2018

Lycetts are delighted to be supporting the Affordable Art Fair in Battersea from the 18th – 21st October and are pleased to be able offer half price entry for tickets purchased online using the code LYCETTS.

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Nothing is simple when it comes to listed buildings insurance

July 28, 2017

Anyone who has been involved with the renovation of a listed building knows that nothing is simple. From planning permission to builders, from dealing with damp and decay to the precise materials required, there is a prescriptive process which invariably adds complexity to any project.

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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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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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Household insurance: prepare your house for a hard winter

December 2, 2016

Homeowners should prepare themselves for the hazards of a winter freeze over the next few months or run the risk of facing appalling damage or even health and safety claims.

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The hidden gems in your household insurance policy

June 1, 2016

There’s a well-worn saying that ‘you don’t get anything for free’ but occasionally it comes as a pleasant surprise to discover added value to a product you have bought.

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