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Farm insurance in 2020

Industry risk appetite falls; review and reduce policies

Among the current global turmoil, we explore the impact on the insurance industry and what it means for UK farmers’ risk management. Thankfully for now, main agricultural production has been relatively sheltered from the immediate impact we have seen in sectors such as hospitality and retail. As such we have not seen a huge financial strain on insurers in this sector – though plenty of enquiries to clarify policy positions.

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Fuel Update - March 2020

Slowed supply chains; deliveries at 10 days

Fuel supply markets have suffered several disruptions in the past days that are ultimately impacting the ease of moving fuel around the country. The complication at this time comes from the latest guidance on COVID-19. While there is limited impact as yet, suppliers and depot managers are getting concerned. We recommend farms keep an eye on stocks, keeping at least 10 days in the tank through this busy time.

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