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Why Should Businesses Care About Environmental Liability?

Standard property and liability policies provide limited cover for environmental damage and can leave businesses vulnerable.

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The Escalating Issue of Fly-Tipping

Our landscape is becoming tainted by the increase in fly-tipping – an escalating issue that puts farmers and private landowners under particular strain.

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Quiz: How much do you know about Environmental Liability Insurance?

How well do you understand Environmental Liability Insurance? Take our test to find out whether you are an EIL expert or not!

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How Does the Environment Act Impact Farmers?

The new Environment Act has been two years in the making. It’s a revolutionary change to the regulations that hold the UK government, farmers, and others accountable over environmental issues.

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6 Fines and Penalties that Show EIL Insurance is Essential

Not having the appropriate Environmental Impairment Liability Insurance policy in place can result in large fines if damage or pollution occurs to the environment.

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What EIL Insurance Brokers Should Know to Win New Business

The clarification of cover under a standard Public Liability policy in Bartoline, plus the introduction of the Environment Regulations has created a new business opportunity for Brokers.

Is Your Fuel Tank Regulation Compliant?

Above Ground Storage Tanks must be contained within an appropriately sized bund to avoid pollution due to leaks. Read on to understand the regulations around this.

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How to Safely Store Fire Water Run-off

The water used to tackle a fire could cause more damage to the environment than the blaze itself. It may contain chemicals hazardous to wildlife and cost thousands to clean-up. Learn more.

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Motorised Horsebox Insurance from LBU

We are excited to offer motorised horsebox insurance with optional breakdown cover! This is available for horseboxes of all sizes and covers policyholders for personal and business use. Discover more.

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Environmental Risks of Paint

The improper handling of paint can cause significant harm to the environment. Discover the risks to look our for and how to protect your clients from insurance claims with an EIL policy.

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Protect Your Farmers from Fraud

Farm insurance brokers need to be on constant look out for scams that may impact their clients. Discover the most common types of fraud farmers are at risk of and how to spot them.

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Avoid Insurance Broker Professional Liability Losses from Environmental Risk

Uninsured losses arising from various contaminants combined with the very poor market penetration of affordable environmental insurance products combine to create potential E&O claims for insurance br

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Will Fertilisers be Banned to Tackle Water Pollution?

Our Environmental Impairment Liability policy not only protects farmers and growers from damage to the environment caused by extreme weathering, it also includes crop failure resulting from pollution.

50,000 Farmers Uninsured

An estimated 50,000 of UK farmers have virtually no insurance cover should they cause damage to the environment. Learn more here...

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New Agricultural Vehicle Insurance

Land Based Underwriters are partnering with MS Amlin brokers to streamline the agricultural vehicle insurance industry.

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The Limitations of Public Liability Insurance Policies

Standard public liability insurance policies are limited to what they can insure clients for, discover the importance of specialist environmental impairment liability insurance from LBU.

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The Parliamentary Environment Bill 2020

The Environmental Bill has re-entered Parliament. Discover the potential legislative changes that may impact the environmental insurance industry.

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How Britain is Overcoming Water Pollution

Helen Wakeham, Deputy Director for the Water Quality, Groundwater & Land Contamination Environment Agency, discusses water pollution in Britain and how the nation is protecting the environment.