Rural crime risks on the rise for UK farmers as ACE celebrates first year

Farmers are being advised by their insurers to beef up their security as the challenging economy may prompt a rise in rural thefts while soaring agricultural machinery values will make the countryside even more attractive to criminals.

According to Bob Henderson, national technical engineering manager at NFU Mutual: “Rural crime remains one of the biggest challenges for our members and it’s an issue where our customers want and

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Building Back Better at Chelsea Flower Show

Flood Re’s Build Back Better scheme is being used to not only fund internal flood resilience changes but also adaptations to outside space and gardens in the quest to stop and reduce flood waters entering properties, explains Stephen Linklater, claims director of Ageas.

Insurers face margin crush unless premiums are hiked

Data analysis: A sustainable margin recovery looks increasingly challenging for insurers with premiums needing to increase in real terms to prevent any erosion after a tripling of costs to 10.9% of premiums last year from 3.5% in 2022.

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