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.


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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Shortlisted Finalists Announced for 2019 Lycetts Team Champion Award

December 19, 2018

Lycetts and The National Trainers Federation (NTF) are delighted to announce the two shortlists for the 2019 Lycetts Team Champion Award.

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Farm pollution insurance: protecting your land and business

December 17, 2018

Environment Agency statistics show that severe farm pollution incidents are becoming regular occurrences within the UK.

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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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Landmark Agriculture Bill to deliver a Green Brexit

September 13, 2018

The Government has today published details of its post Brexit policy to help farmers “take control back” following 50 years under EU rules.

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Underinsurance warning for farmers, after hot summer pushes up crop values

August 30, 2018

Farmers are being warned that they are running the risk of being underinsured, after the sustained hot summer sparked a hike in crop values.

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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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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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New Year flytipping warning for farmers as figures reveal incidents are on the increase

January 19, 2018

Recently-released figures from Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) revealed that more than one million incidents of fly-tipping were dealt with by councils in England in 2016-17, costing taxpayers nationally £58m to clear up.

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