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Keep up to date with all the latest news and events at Cornish Mutual, by following our blog.

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.

Hear from our MD

Greetings from a virtual Cornish Mutual.
I hope you are coping as well as can be expected under the current circumstances.
I also wanted to let you know what we at Cornish Mutual are doing in the...

30 under 30 finalist Q&A: Hayley Truscott, Field Force

Tell us a bit about your role at Cornish Mutual/describe a typical day
I work as part of the Field Force team, providing excellent service to our Members within the mid Cornwall region. Day to day...

International Women’s Day: Sue Turner, Cornish Mutual Board Member

Sue Turner is a Non-Executive Director for Cornish Mutual, helping to lead the company to ensure it continues to offer the very best service to its Members. On International Women’s Day, Sue reflects...

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 our...

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 6th...

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 used...

Working at height: Three facts that farmers often overlook

Claims Team Leader Arthur Denton highlights important considerations that could prevent accidents related to working at height.
On the farm, the change in seasons brings a new set of risks. Stormy...

The rising importance of dash cam footage in settling road accident claims

Cornish Mutual Member Services Team Leader Andrew Fulton and Claims Team Leader Arthur Denton say that dash cams are changing the outcome for a growing number of road accident claims.
In 2016,...

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