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We like our Members to know how we’re doing and what we’re doing so they know where they are with us, so we share a wide variety of news and information with you like stories about the company, our people and our community from new faces to advice on flooding or risk.

Latest Blogs

The importance of safer livestock handling for farmers

According to statistics from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), around six people are killed each year as a result of injuries sustained by cattle. The Farm Safety Partnership has recently...

Risk assessments for businesses: five myths debunked

Every employer needs to carry out risk assessments by law, but we all know they are something many business owners put off. The good news is that it does not need to be a particularly difficult or...

Arthur Denton advises landowners to be vigilant about potential hazards caused by fallen trees

Here at Cornish Mutual we have handled a number of claims involving damage caused by fallen trees, often following winter storms. While these events have traditionally been seen as an ‘act of God’ a...

A Cornish family is facing the future with confidence

A Cornish family is facing the future with confidence, two years after their farm suffered a major fire.

Michael and Rachel Carbis run Trelagossick Farm, on the Roseland Peninsula, with their son...

Latest News

Cornish Mutual reports increased turnover and sustainable growth plans on track

South West insurer Cornish Mutual has reported turnover growth of five per cent for 2018 as the business continues to deliver on its strategy of sustainable growth. It is the fifth consecutive...

Cornish Mutual welcomes new recruits to growing Somerset team

Cornish Mutual has welcomed three new recruits to its expanding team in Somerset, helping to meet growing demand from the region’s farms and rural businesses. Leanne Pitman, Will Weatherill and...

Driving your Car in Europe post Brexit

Our Private Car Insurance Policies (i.e. any policy number with the prefix PC, PM or FM) cover incidents involving the insured vehicle that occur in the following countries: Andorra, Austria,...

Cornish Mutual’s longest-serving employee celebrates 47-year career

Cornish Mutual’s longest-serving employee has explained how contracting mumps when he was 18 paved the way for a 47-year career in insurance.   In 1971, school leaver Derek Endean had to...