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View our news and blogs to stay up to date on Cornish Mutual, our people, activities and issues in the wider South West Community.

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

Maintenance on holiday lets

“Early spring is often the ideal time to carry out maintenance on holiday lets to prepare properties for the busy season ahead,” says Claire Longman of South West insurer Cornish Mutual.

Many of...

Hedge cutting on farms: staying safe and avoiding costly damage

Each year Cornish Mutual handles a number of insurance claims relating to incidents involving tractor-mounted rotary flail hedge cutters.

UK farmers are prevented by EU law from trimming hedges...

Why we need Time to Talk Day: opening up about mental health

Karen van Evelingen is an Accounts Advisor and Mental Health First Aider at Cornish Mutual.  Karen is on hand to advise our team on issues relating to mental health and wellbeing.

Thursday...

Reducing the risk of accidents for farm contractors

Surveyor Daryl Robinson highlights how farmers can keep contractors as safe as possible when they are working on their farms and businesses.

Farming is a seasonal business and contractors may be...

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Somerset farmers invited to free health and safety event

South West insurer Cornish Mutual and independent, mixed animal veterinary practice, Shepton Vets are helping Somerset farmers stay up to date with the latest health and safety advice. The two...

Fresh team of insurance professionals for Cornwall

Cornish Mutual introduces a fresh Field Force team to support farms and businesses with their insurance needs across Cornwall. Jo Hawkins, Hayley Truscott, Karen White and Jackie Coutts are the...

Cornish Mutual supports farmers to prevent livestock worrying

South West insurer Cornish Mutual is working with the region’s police rural crime teams to tackle the ongoing problem of livestock worrying. Cornish Mutual insures farms and rural businesses...

Cornish Mutual honours long-serving employees on their retirement

Two of Cornish Mutual’s longest-serving employees are celebrating their retirements – after clocking up 90 years of service between them. Joan Ball and Jeff Kincaid both joined the insurance...