Car

Car insurance

Searching for the right car insurance can be complicated. So we’re here to make your life easier. Whatever your car’s shape or size, our team of experts are here to help you drive with confidence under the right cover.

Home

Home insurance

Finding the right insurance to protect your property and all its belongings is often a difficult process. That’s why we’re here to find you a policy tailored to your home, giving you extra assurance in your insurance. Whether you’re a homeowner, landlord, or building a property, we can help you with the right insurance to keep your house a home.

Van

Van insurance

On the lookout for the right van insurance? Our expert team will find the right insurance to have you covered. Whether you’re a sole trader or have a fleet of vans, we work with a range of insurers to provide you with the right cover to keep you and your van on the road.

Business

Business insurance

Searching for a business insurance deal? From home offices to large enterprises, we understand that every business is different. That’s why our expert team works hard to find the right policies and protection for your specific business needs.

Farm

Farm insurance

We understand the constant demands of farming, so we’re here to make one thing much easier. No matter the size, we work with you on a personal level to protect your livelihood and help find the most competitive cover that your farm needs.

Travel

Travel insurance

We’re here to help your holiday go right. Offering insurance for a range of holidays, from multi-trips, a one-off holiday to a winter sport get-away, we’ll cover the least exciting part of your travels.

Other insurance

Searching for the right car insurance can be complicated. So we’re here to make your life easier. Whatever your car’s shape or size, our team of experts are here to help you drive with confidence under the right cover.

Shutterstock 133576316 (1)

How to prepare your farm for Winter weather

Farming life can be extremely busy and while getting ready for winter may feel time-consuming, it is important that the correct preparations are made so you can protect your farm, your livestock and yourself.

As the old saying goes, “Fail to prepare, prepare to fail”.  

Winter weather can be unpredictable from frost and snow to high winds and rain. Therefore, it is advisable to plan for these severe conditions well in advance. For instance, buy in grit and salt now instead of when the ice hits.  

Some of the main areas you should begin to prepare are as follows;

Safety

This can be easily forgotten when you are a busy farmer, but personal safety should always be front of mind. Here are some simple things to practise;

Machinery and vehicles 

When conditions get severe it is important to try preventing machinery engines and radiators from freezing. This can be managed by carrying out a few simple jobs such as:

Farmyards and buildings

This is important for personal access as well as vehicle and machinery.

Livestock

Livestock are a farmer’s livelihood therefore it’s important to ensure the correct measures are taken in severe weather conditions such as.

Was this article helpful?

Thanks for your feedback!

Related articles

Need to speak with us? 08000 66 55 44