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FBD announces deal with global insurance provider
Working with global insurer XL Catlin allows FBD to offer new products to Irish businesses.
By Eoin Lowry on 22 November 2017
In a world which has become categorised by unprecedented volatility, today's agribusinesses are facing complex and interconnected risks. Ciara Jackson explains the key risks to Eoin Lowry.
By Eoin Lowry on 16 November 2017
Defra secretary of state Michael Gove spoke to peers on a House of Lords sub-committee last week.
By Peter McCann on 09 November 2017
Shares in the insurer surged ahead following a trading update from the company on Tuesday.
By Eoin Lowry on 25 October 2017
As farmers look towards trying to clean up the mess of the last two weeks, Graham Minogue, head of agribusiness with Zurich has insurance advice for farmers.
By William Conlon on 26 October 2017
Storm Ophelia: how to prepare an insurance claim
When can I start repair works? Can I dump the debris? We ask FBD Insurance for advice on insurance claims after storm damage.
By Thomas Hubert on 18 October 2017
This week, Money Mentor Peter Young looks at how to make sure you get your state pension.
By Peter Young on 19 October 2017
Increasing insurance costs are threatening the survival of some livestock marts, according to Eamonn Bergin head of food and agri with JLT Insurance Brokers.
By Eoin Lowry on 05 October 2017
A veterinary note accompanied the factory account saying that there was an odour from the carcase and he was unfit for human consumption and so, no payment would issue.
By Matt Dempsey on 05 October 2017
Personal injury claims and insurance losses threaten the survival of some marts.
By Eoin Lowry on 07 September 2017
The latest figures show agricultural crime increased in Northern Ireland in the 12 months to 30 June 2017.
By Peter McCann on 17 August 2017
To conclude our series on the next CAP, Phelim O'Neill, Pat O'Toole and Thomas Hubert attempt to predict the policies that will shape European farming from 2020.
By Phelim O'Neill on 17 August 2017
Insurance hikes likely to farmers in light of increased costs and claims, Fiona Muldoon has said.
By Eoin Lowry on 10 August 2017
Restructuring, stable policy volumes and increased pricing provide further evidence of recovery in the business but FBD boss warns insurance may rise for farmers. Eoin Lowry reports.
By Eoin Lowry on 10 August 2017
Restructuring, stable policy volumes and increased pricing provide further evidence of recovery in the business.
By Eoin Lowry on 04 August 2017
Hedge-cutting special: get ready for the cut
With the hedge cutting season re-opening at the end of this month, we look at machines on the motorway, with contractors, in the dealers' yards and from the insurance and safety viewpoints.
By Alistair Chambers on 02 August 2017
Having the correct insurance cover in place for a hedge-cutting implement is crucial in the event of an accident or damage occurring, writes Barry Cassidy.
By Barry Cassidy on 27 July 2017
Gove's ‘Green Brexit’ to tie UK farm payments to environmental benefits
UK Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary Michael Gove outlined his plans for a green Brexit this Friday, by giving details of future British environmental and agricultural policy.
By Peter McCann on 21 July 2017
A 73-year-old farmer who used a black marker to change the insurance details on his tractor has been fined a total of €400. Stephen McGuire reports.
By Farmers Journal on 11 July 2017
Deadline Extended: Meet previous winners of the FBD National Farmyard Awards
The deadline for the FBD Insurance National Farmyard Awards 2017 has been extended to Monday 10th July at 5pm.
By Alison Sinnott on 30 June 2017
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