Rural Insurance

We Know Rural Business Insurance

With a 40-year pedigree as the leading independent rural insurance broker, Lycetts knowledge of rural business insurance is second-to-none.

The UK’s rural industries are changing rapidly. Many traditional farms and estates are diversifying to generate new and innovative sources of revenue, while newer, smaller businesses that need only a broadband connection are choosing to base themselves in rural locations.

 

Over the past 40 years, our client base has developed into a rich tapestry of the traditional and the modern – businesses that often work hand-in-hand to sustain a family farm or estate. From vineyards to care farms, we don’t just understand the insurance requirements of today’s cutting-edge rural enterprises; many of our experts have first-hand experience of rural businesses and are passionate about rural affairs.

 

With access to more markets than most brokers, we are able to offer highly competitive premiums and policy terms, with a full range of associated products to tailor an insurance package to a clients needs.

 

As changes and challenges occur in the countryside, stirring opportunities and threats in equal measure, we always take an innovative and flexible approach to insurance and risk management to enable our clients to plan for the unpredictable.

Read our guide on how to make sure your rural business is never under insured.

 

Client Testimonials

“David Still of Lycetts has been our broker since 2012 insuring many different projects and businesses from Leisure and Caravan Parks to short term building projects nothing has been to much trouble and David has excelled in both service and price. I am more than happy to recommend David and Lycetts.”

Paul Taylor, Director, Carr Royd Parks Ltd

“I would highly recommend David Still and Lycett’s to anyone who may be considering their services. David takes the time to visit and discuss our business and insurance needs and works hard to find the most competitive price. The team are always on hand and willing to help and are quick to respond to all enquiries. We have always been delighted with the first class service we have received.”

Hannah Wafula, General Manager, Bocketts Farm Park

“With Lycetts, you know that the people you are dealing with understand your business, understand what you are about and what you are trying to do. You don’t waste time trying to justify or explain what’s going on.”

George Winn-Darley, Aldby Park, North Yorkshire

“Lycetts grasped the situation cannily and took the long view. We now have an understanding of procedure and a sense of a meaningful engagement with our loss team and the insurer. It’s been an important moment for Buckny and gives us confidence for the future”

Alex Linklater, Buckny Hydro LLP, Perthshire

“There are always concerns when moving insurance brokers, however the way David Still dealt with the quote stage was very reassuring and professional. We get a first class, stress-free claims service. The Lycetts team are always willing to help and quick to respond while David is on hand 24/7 and always goes the extra mile to help us get the best deal. He is very honest and we know he has our best interest at heart. We would 100% recommend David Still and Lycetts. They are the best insurance brokers we have ever had and wouldn’t ever wish to move. We class David as a friend and he is a pleasure to deal with.”

Juliet Milton, Mountfitchet Castle & Norman Village of 1066 including The House on the Hill Toy Museum, Stansted

Get in touch

We’ve offices located all across the United Kingdom

And we’re always available for you by telephone or email whenever and wherever you need us.

Contact our expert directly or alternatively complete your details below to contact the team.

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Charles Foster

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"Above all, we recognise the increasing need of the rural community to seek new and ever more innovative ways to maintain the rural economy and we aim to work closely with our clients to ensure that they receive the highest standards of expertise and service."

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How to claim rural business insurance.

In the event of a claim, please notify your Lycetts account executive or claims handler as soon as possible, and certainly of the incident. Some policies have strict time limits for notification of claims, so if there is a delay you may prejudice your claim.

 

If the claim is to be for theft or malicious damage, please remember to report the incident to the police and obtain a crime reference number. On larger claims (in excess of £2,000), insurers may wish to appoint a loss adjuster, in which case your Lycetts team will provide advice on procedure. Regarding liability claims, it is essential that any potential claims are notified to Lycetts immediately and all correspondence is promptly forwarded to your Lycetts contact.

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We provide our clients with more than just insurance solutions.

Our experienced staff understand your needs.

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Charles Foster

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