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.


Inspect your farm machinery

May 11, 2016

Farmers are risking prosecution by not having their heavy lifting farm machinery regularly checked and thus unwittingly failing to comply with health and safety standards.

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Pollution

May 3, 2016

Farmers risk being hit with a crippling fine if they are found to have polluted the ecosystem in any way.

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Wildfire risk in Scotland

April 25, 2016

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) and Scottish Wildfire Forum (SWF) are raising awareness about the increased risk of wildfire across the Southern Uplands and the South West of Scotland over the next few days as weather forecasters predict very dry conditions.

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Inheritance tax regulation update

April 1, 2016

2015 saw further changes to inheritance tax regulation with the proposal of the new Family Home Allowance launching in 2017.

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Summer work placements

April 1, 2016

Employers should make sure they are adequately insured and provide proper training if they are taking on work experience youngsters or casual workers over the summer.

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EU Motor Regulations update

April 1, 2016

When a farm worker in Slovenia was knocked off his ladder by a trailer, no one could possibly have imagined the enormous repercussions the accident would have on motor regulation across the EU.

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Legal Expenses update

April 1, 2016

Lycetts legal expenses insurance originated some years ago in response to the threat from illegal occupation of land by travellers.

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Understand your responsibilities when using Drones

March 24, 2016

Farmers who use drones must be aware of their responsibilities or risk being subject to legal action.

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Public rights of way

March 23, 2016

Public rights of way are an important part of our rural history and are here to stay.

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