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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.

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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,...

Farm safety: avoiding slurry pit accidents

The agricultural sector has the highest rate of death and serious injury of any industry in the UK. According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), 39 people were killed as a result of farming...

Five common causes of PTO accidents

Every year, people are sadly killed or injured in accidents involving tractor power take offs (PTOs) and PTO shafts that drive machinery towed behind a tractor.
Cornish Mutual has been raising...

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...