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 appoints specialist Motor Claims Handler

November 2, 2016

As many individuals in business become increasingly generalist, there is still an important role for specialists. Those with professional qualifications and an in depth skill set in a niche area can improve service levels and provide tangible benefit for clients.

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Race Horse insurance: the upward trend

October 20, 2016

By anyone’s reckoning, owning a race horse is a high risk investment. With purchase prices ranging from a few thousand to several hundred guineas and training fees in the region of £20,000 a year, it is only the very best horses that provide a return on investment.

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Lycetts team up with Sirecam Europe for Autumn Horses in Training Sale

October 10, 2016

Sirecam Europe and Lycetts are pleased to announce a partnership for the Tattersalls Horses in Training Sale which takes place from 24th to 27th October 2016. The Autumn Sale has provided the likes of Group One heroine Jet Setting and is the predominant source of international horses in training.

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Lycetts to sponsor an evening at Hamish Mackie’s ‘Life in Bronze 2016’ exhibition in aid of Tusk Trust

September 22, 2016

Lycetts will host an evening at Hamish Mackie’s ‘Life in Bronze’ solo show at the Mall Galleries on Thursday 13th October 2016. This will include sculptures from his recent research trips to Australia, India and Africa.

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Driving tests for tracked agricultural vehicles

September 12, 2016

Tracked vehicles are often being driven illegally by farmers who are unaware that they need to have taken a special test in order to drive one.

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The Insurance Act 2015 – Guidance for Professional Intermediaries

August 26, 2016

On 12th August 2016 the new Insurance Act came into force. This piece of legislation is the first re-write of how insurance business is transacted in this country since the Marine Insurance Act of 1906. We live in exciting times!

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Insurance Premium Tax set to rise on 1st October 2016

August 24, 2016

The March 2016 Budget included a further increase to the standard rate of insurance premium tax (IPT) from 9.5% to 10%.

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Protecting Big Star’s Olympic legacy: a guide to foal insurance

August 23, 2016

As the Rio Olympics comes to a close, Britain is basking in the glory of an unprecedented medals haul. It has put stallion Big Star into the league of equine sporting legends. In the context of such a valuable stallion foal insurance should be considered.

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Equine insurance specialist Lycetts and Sport Horse Breeding of Great Britain launch new partnership

August 18, 2016

Equine insurance specialist Lycetts and Sport Horse Breeding of Great Britain (SHB-GB) have launched a new venture together, providing insurances for equestrian businesses and individuals.

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