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Farmer Worker Milking Cows

Is the National Living Wage affordable?

What do I currently have to pay?
"The National Minimum Wage (NMW) is currently:
Apprentice*        £3.30 per hour (*If under 19 or in first year of apprenticeship)
Age 16-17                      £3....
Rural insurance provider Cornish Mutual issues home safety advice this Christmas

Safety advice ahead of Christmas festivities

"Many of you will be heading to the loft to dust down that box of Christmas decorations to brighten up your home, some may have already had them up. But while this is the season to be jolly, Cornish...
Home insurer Cornish mutual issues advice for home-owners this winter

Top tips for preventing water woes this winter

"If you're anything like us then this time of year is probably filled with frantic shopping trips, stocking up on festive food and cosy nights-in hiding from the blustery South West storms.
Farmers insurance provider Cornish Mutual

Cornish Mutual launches 2016 business insight programme

“For more than a century, we’ve been a part of the Westcountry community putting our Members at the heart of what we do here at Cornish Mutual.
We are opening our doors for a series of special...
Farm insurer Cornish Mutual issues farm safe advice about electricity

Top 5 check-list for farm electrical safety

Last week was Electrical Fire Safety Week and our Operations Leader, Philip Wilson, is using the opportunity to remind agricultural workers about safety precautions that could mean the difference...
Cow at a farm in the rural South West

Top 5 unusual farm animal claims

"Intruding pigs, unwelcome pitch invasions and a cow taking a dip in a swimming pool are just some of the bizarre claims involving farm animals that we have fielded this year.
As a regional insurer...
Farm insurance cornish mutual chosen charity CHICKS

9 things you might not know about our charity of the year

“Every year, all of us here at Cornish Mutual have the opportunity to vote and choose a local charity to support for the up and coming 12 months. This year we voted for CHICKS, a charity that we’ve...
Great Brtish Lamb Week

Support British Lamb Week - Recipes to rustle up

"Hooray! It’s British Lamb Week! In celebration and support of the campaign, we’ve brought together a selection of our favourite lamb recipes for you to rustle up at home.
Lamb is the perfect...
Farm insurer Cornish Mutual issues health and safety farm fire guidance

Farm Fire Safety this summer

"Every year lots of farm buildings are destroyed by fire, and large amounts of stock, straw, hay, farm machinery, chemicals and even livestock are lost.
With August being one of the principle months...