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Five common causes of narrow lane collisions

The number of claims we have handled relating to multi vehicle collisions have doubled since the lockdown restrictions were lifted. Claims Technician, Naomi Clements, outlines some of the main...

Five ways to reduce the risk of farm fires caused by hot machinery

Technical Leader Claire Longman advises farmers on five steps they can take to reduce the risk of fires caused by hot farm machinery.
In the last 12 months, we have handled three major claims as a...

Down on the Farm - Harvesting our Summer Crops (Leanne)

Following a very wet winter, we have had a great blend of sunshine and rain which has helped our cereals to grow quickly and healthily, ready for harvesting.
Over the last couple of weeks...

Hay bales: three safety considerations for farmers

Claims Team Leader Arthur Denton outlines the three key safety considerations for farmers working with hay bales.
Over the coming months, many of our Members will be preparing hay bales, ready to...

Down on the Farm 3 - Kellie Cornish

We have had a very hot couple of weeks here on the farm. The ground we were busy preparing for spring crops, as mentioned in my last blog, has now established and is looking surprisingly well.

Protect your farm or rural business against coronavirus liability claims

Kelvin Farmaner, Partner at Trethowans LLP and Arthur Denton, Claims Leader at Cornish Mutual, discuss potential liability claims relating to coronavirus and how to minimise the risk to your business...

Getting back on the road: tips for motorists

The Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic temporarily enforced measures that prohibited all but essential travel.  The recent easing of some of these restrictions has resulted in an increase...

Down on the Farm 3 - Leanne Pitman

Over these last couple of weeks, we have seen the weather go through a few extremes.  From glorious warm sunshine, to heavy showers of rain, to temperatures plummeting overnight.  I have gone from...

The COVID-19 pandemic: challenges and opportunities for Cornish Mutual’s Members

Jeremy Oatey was recently made Chair of Cornish Mutual’s Board of Directors. He runs a farm business, Agricola Growers, based near Torpoint in South East Cornwall. Here, Jeremy reflects on the impact...