Ready for Christmas? Open up our advent calendar of 24 safety tips to keep you safe this Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. But with grottos of fire hazards and oodles of wide-eyed thieves scoping your home and contents à la Harry and Marv in Home Alone, Christmas is also the most dangerous time of the year. Not sure where to start your quick-fire security check, you say? Never fear, … Read more

Pig farmers halve the use of antibiotics in 2 years

The routine use of antibiotics in animals intended for slaughter appears to be waning in light of consistent evidence that this is contributing to increasing resistance in humans. In 2014, 27% of all feed for young pigs contained a prescribed antibiotic. By the end of 2016, this figure halved to 18%. What’s more, according to … Read more

Welcome To Our New Website

At CSW Insurance Brokers Ltd we want to ensure that securing the right insurance is always as efficient and reassuring a process as possible. Because of this, we’ve been working on a new-look website that’s designed to make it as easy as possible for you to find what you’re looking for and for us to … Read more

How to make sure business setbacks are temporary

As much as you might hope it never happens, or try to prevent it, occasionally circumstances outside your control may force you to close your business. Shutting shop for a few days while you redecorate is one thing but if you’ve fallen victim to bad weather or bad fortune, it might be harder than you … Read more

How safe is your tractor?

Agricultural incidents may be few and far between, particularly when compared to motorbike and car incidents, but when they do occur they often have serious – and sometimes fatal – consequences. Back in 2009, Kim Webb, a 26-year-old farm worker from Somerset, was killed when the tractor she was driving overturned in a field. After … Read more

Great Expectations – what students want from their accommodation

With the maximum cost for tuition fees tipping £9000, it’s no surprise that students not only want the best from the education they’re paying for but the living experience while they’re studying. Yet research by the National Union of Students (NUS) showed that three-quarters of students are living in poor accommodation.\r\n\r\nSpurred by these figures, Glide … Read more

EU under pressure to intervene in farming crisis

The European Union (EU) is being put under increased pressure to take action and help prevent a farming crisis across the union. According to Farmers Weekly, a meeting attended by a number of agricultural ministers concluded that the situation in the agricultural sector has become critical, yet market support measures from the EU have so … Read more