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We bring you insights and updates about maintenance for your home, important changes to farming and vital advice for your business.  As well as a few more light hearted posts to brighten your day.

So whether you are interested in home insurance, farm insurance, business insurance or the local community follow our blog to stay in touch with what is going on.

The 2019 Addington Fund Farm Business Awards

Cornish Mutual is proud to have been a sponsor for the 2019 Addington Fund Farm Business Awards, which took place in both Cornwall and Devon. Technical Leader, Ria Locker, describes her experience of...

Avoiding commercial insurance pitfalls as you grow your business

As your business grows and evolves, your commercial insurance needs will also change. To ensure you have the correct cover in place and avoid some common pitfalls, review your insurance at these key...

Farming Partnership Agreements: why it is essential to have that difficult conversation

Kirsty McAuley, corporate and commercial lawyer and partnership specialist at South West law firm Coodes Solicitors, looks at the recent caselaw on partnerships that will resonate with farming...

Managing a farm holiday let: five tips for success

There are a range of issues to consider when launching a farm holiday let, from pricing and marketing to the logistics of running and maintaining a property. Claire Longman, Technical Leader for...

Taking to the skies to support Children’s Hospice South West

As part of its commitment to supporting South West communities, Cornish Mutual gives all its employees a day’s paid leave to spend time supporting a local charity. Member Services team leader Andrew...

How the FCN is helping to support farmers through stress and depression

Suzie Wilkinson, Coordinator of the Farming Community Network in Somerset, says farmers face unique challenges, but help is out there to help you tackle stress or depression.
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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...

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