mercantile

  1. gooseman

    Insurance for hired out tractors

    My daughter runs a small hire fleet of tractors. As we have always insured with the NFU on the farm, she instinctively went to them to arrange insurance. When not hired out they are used on her own farm, where she and her partner drive them. When the tractors are hired out the hirer arranges and...
  2. A

    Mid size turbine insurance

    Anyone (like me) had trouble re insuring their mid size turbines 50-450kw. Same insurer for 5 years-now they've pulled out, apparently a lot have, and there seems to be a 'mates list' that are approved that the remaining quango are insuring. Tried to add it into the farm policy with Farmers &...
  3. holwellcourtfarm

    Recommend me a house insurer

    The House policy is due in a few weeks. We insured with someone else in 2019 but went back to NFU in 2020 as we were dealing with a claim in the adjoining yard. They've jacked up the premium 12% this time though to £985 for building and contents on a 3 bed brick bungalow. Who else do you use...
  4. REStracTORATION

    Insurance cost

    Not sure this is the correct section Business Insurance cost Customers vehicles covered Fire theft Road test Tools Stock Public liability Any company that you use that I should know about Had a few quotes, I thought with Xmas partys not going ahead the premiums would be cheaper 🤣 but...
  5. D

    Health check on the farm compressor

    It’s been flagged up that we need an annual test for our bog standard air puffer that blows out filters and inflate tyres. what sort of cost and who does this? cant imagine it’s a big job, assume it’s mostly about the paper work
  6. FutureFarmer

    Best Insurer for Farm?

    Just wondering what insurer everyone is using for their farm? Specifically things like: buildings & contents cover for outbuildings public liability tractor insurance I'm looking at ours and thinking it's a bit steep but I'm concerned about going to a more mainstream insurer who does not...
  7. G

    Business interruption Insurance

    Following the ruling made last week by the Supreme Court that insurers are liable to payout I called my local NFU office. I was told that NFU isn't affected by this ruling and they will not be paying out. What is everyone else hearing?
  8. Clive

    The Red Tractor ACCS referendum

    The Red Tractor logo or brand does not appear on products that UK cereal growers supply the ingredients for so unquestionably has no value to end consumers of bakery and other cereal products The processors of these products including the likes of Hovis and Warburtons have stated that they have...
  9. B

    Attention landlords

    Rents will have to fall ! George useless just said it , when bps goes rents will have to fall in order for farming to remain profitable 🙄sorted then 👍
  10. N

    Which insurance company is the best?

    I always have a price around with farm insurance,any good company's that are national ( a part from nfu) who are any good?thought I'd ask on here case I'm missing something,be farm and vehicles etc.
  11. D

    Insurance quote

    Who are good for machinery insurance as ours come up for renewal at the end of the month
  12. Chae1

    Many driver insurance?

    Our farm truck, a Toyota hilux, insurance is up for renewal. There are 6 of us on the farm that drive it, if contractors working here they get it home if not finished to save them running about on road with tractor. Currently insured with nfu. Any recommendations of alternatives?
  13. F

    Insurance for self employed herdsman

    Does anyone have Insurance self employed for antibiotic milk failure as a sole trader herdsman
  14. Farm Business RSS

    Engineering expert warns against machinery inspection complacency during COVID-19 pandemic

    Written by John Swire An engineering expert is urging farmers to remain vigilant and not to delay machinery inspections during the coronavirus pandemic. Keith Short, machinery inspection engineer at Farmers and Mercantile Insurance Brokers (FMIB), has said there is confusion within the farming...
  15. G

    Insurance

    Please could any recommendations be given for good insurers to have a look into and get some quotes? Looking at general farm insurance, but also selling meat boxes direct to customer. Cheers
  16. BredRedHfd

    Telehandler Insurance

    Looking for recommendations for an insurance company for a neighbours new (to them) Matbro 250. First machine, so won't be a 'fleet' right now. Won't use nfu. TIA
  17. shepherdess

    Vulcan inspection loader question

    Hello, we just had a Vulcan inspection and have had a fail on a few implements, (the attachments for the loader are missing) are missing the, “safe working load stickers” 2 we know makes, being a mc hale bail spikes, another a flat eight, which is a brown.. but the grab and bucket we’ve no idea...
  18. E

    NFU

    Anyone have an old beast insured on NFU vintage tractor and having problems renewing?
  19. bobk

    Big increase in FA subs

    Just had my renewal , on top of the subs there is now royalties fee and visit fee ...... :wtf:
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