Flood insurance expert and Fishlake victim warn thousands could be at risk of ‘losing everything’ due to underinsurance

A flood insurance expert and Fishlake flooding victim are warning of the dangers of being underinsured and cautioned that thousands of businesses risk ‘losing everything’ if they are hit.    Chris Jenkins, of Farmers & Mercantile Insurance Brokers (FMIB), and Pam Webb, whose spa business and home were destroyed in the recent Fishlake flooding, are urging…

The accidental smallholder

Many people have become smallholders by accident – property owners with large gardens or adjacent land on which they’ve chosen to keep a few animals, grow crops or store agricultural equipment in outbuildings. In such cases, the distinction is often not made between domestic animals and livestock or between agricultural machinery and garden tools. What…