MALTON-based insurance company McClarrons continue to invest in their rural team with the appointment of a new head of farm.

Grant Hartley will oversee the whole of McClarrons’ farm team, helping to continue to improve the insurance offered to farmers and rural businesses, as well as looking at the company can maintain our support and involvement within the farming community more broadly.

Grant said: “I’m delighted to be joining McClarrons and excited about becoming part of their dynamic and growing team.

"McClarrons are both ambitious and innovative, providing customers with service without compromise.

"I’m looking forward to getting started, developing our strategy and expanding our customer reach across the farming community.”

Grant joins McClarrons from NFU Mutual, where he has worked for more than 20 years.