Fram Farmers provide the purchasing, grain marketing and administrative function for over 1400 farming businesses across the UK, with insurance being a core service to members.
The appointment of Scrutton Bland as the official broker for Fram Framers enables the cooperative to provide farmers and agricultural businesses with a level of insurance protection and risk management which is tailored specifically to their sector and includes specialist cover such as Bovine TB and Avian Influenza, in addition to buildings and commercial insurance.
With history going back almost 100 years, Scrutton Bland holds long established relationships with farming and associated business clients and has developed insurance and financial solutions in response to the diversification of the modern farming enterprise.
Speaking about the Partnership, Tim Mulley, Insurance Partner at Scrutton Bland said: “As core activities such as crops and livestock are increasingly complemented by a range of alternative revenue streams, it is important that we, as insurance advisers, have developed the experience and expertise to ensure that our clients businesses and livelihoods are adequately protected. Over recent years we have placed an emphasis on building up our specialist insurance teams who have an excellent understanding of the agricultural sector.”
Richard Anscombe, Chief Executive Officer at Fram Farmers was enthusiastic about the partnership: “I am confident that in partnering with Scrutton Bland as our new insurance broker we will be able to enhance and build on our success in delivering the professional service that our members can expect from Fram Farmers.”
Scrutton Bland has a number of specialist insurance divisions which support specific sectors by identifying risks and providing tailored insurance and risk management services. The Scrutton Bland Group deliver financial services to both business and private clients including tax and financial planning advice, business advisory support and employee benefit consultancy.
Further details on becoming a member of Fram Farmers can be found on their website www.framfarmers.co.uk