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Call today: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Thursday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Sunday: Closed

Monday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Tuesday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Market Harborough

The Symington Building, Adam & Eve Street, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7AG

Visit today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

Monday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Welcome to NFU Mutual Market Harborough agency. Our friendly team of experts are dedicated to providing a personal and professional service from the heart of Market Harborough to all our existing customers and those who would like to join us.

Looking after customers is at the heart of our business. You will always find a warm welcome at the local office where we pride ourselves in providing a face to face and friendly service.

NFU Mutual

Our team

Tom Shepherd


As a Partner, Tom's role is to help and advise those people involved in running the farming and agricultural businesses we insure. He started his association with NFU Mutual as a graduate trainee in 1999 and has worked all over the South East and Midlands. He has an active role in the local community as Group Secretary for the Harborough branch of the National Farmers Union. Tom's often kept busy by his horse riding and sailing teenagers. When he can, he runs with the Kettering Town Harriers and volunteers at the Kettering Arts Centre.

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Linzie Maycock, BSc (Hons) Cert CII


Since graduating from the Royal Agricultural College Linzie has been a partner at Shepherd & Maycock for several years. As NFU Mutual estate insurance expert she spends time with both land agents and estate owners/managers advising them on their complex insurance needs ranging from estate property and land insurance to listed buildings and stately homes. Building long term relationships with both business owners and NFU Mutual Underwriters she spends the majority of my time out and about advising new and existing clients on their complex business needs. Her specialisms are helping clients with their property portfolio, businesses in food/drink, hospitality, retail & wholesale and logistics sectors. On a personal level, having played low goal polo in the past she has retained her Hurlingham Polo Association membership and takes part in some of their social scenes. Alongside this in her spare time she enjoys spending time with her horse, walking her dog and socialising at Young Farmers. To find out how she can help your business please get in touch.

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Zoe Taylor

Private Client Adviser

Zoe has been with the agency now for five years. She moved to the world of insurance after 10 years in the motor trade industry. She prides herself in the service she offers in relation to all personal insurances, whether they be for new clients or existing ones. She also specialises in bespoke insurance policies which cover our high net worth clients. In her spare time, she enjoys going out for meals with her family or trying to keep fit in the gym. If she's not doing either of these, she can normally be found running around after her son who certainly keeps her on her toes.

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Claire Stanbridge

Office Manager

Claire joined the team at NFU Mutual Market Harborough in May 2014. Prior to working here she worked for five years at Welland Valley Feeds where she left back in March 2013 to spend a few months travelling around Canada. Her role within the office ranges from handling incoming calls and daily queries along with prospecting and quoting for new small businesses with a speciality in pubs and the catering trade. In her spare time she can be seen walking her springer spaniel, helping on the farm and spending time and going out with friends. In addition to this her and her partner recently set up a mobile bar business in May 2019 which keeps her busy on weekends.

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Vickie Jones

Agricultural Account Manager

Vickie started working for NFU Mutual in Market Harborough in 2010 after graduating from Harper Adams University College. Her main role within the office is to deal with a variety of incoming enquiries from new and existing customers, specialising in farming accounts. This can be for new quotes, policy amendments, claims or NFU membership. When she's not at work she enjoys spending time on the farm where her and her sister have 250 ewes including a small pedigree flock of Oxford Downs. She also enjoy riding and spending time with her highland pony.

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Alison Atkins

Assistant to Financial Adviser and Accounts

Alison is the Life Lead Coordinator, making appointments and assisting our Financial Adviser in helping our customers with their investments, protection and pensions needs. She's also Accounts Supervisor, responsible for cashiering and day to day accounts queries, and ensuring renewal documentation reaches our clients in a timely manner. Her background is in farming. She is married to a farmer and was involved in the day to day running of the family farm until a couple of years ago when they made the decision to give up the farm and concentrate on the contracting side of their business. She works at Market Harborough market on Wednesday where she weighs and books in the lambs and you may well have seen her there or at local farm sales where she regularly helps out.

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James Taylor

Sales Adviser

James joined NFU Mutual Market Harborough in March 2021, and is really enjoying his new role. His main role in the office is to help with motor quotes and enquiries (and he is currently working towards his home and business insurance licences), and is passionate about giving the best possible service to our loyal customers. He's very proud to be a part of the team in Market Harborough. James graduated from the university of Lincoln in 2012, where he studied Journalism and Law. He enjoys reading,  playing football and socialising with friends and family in his spare time.

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Sarah Nunn

Sarah Nunn

Risk Management Service Sales Consultant

Sarah is an NFU Mutual Risk Management Services Sales Consultant and is available to come and talk to you about tailor made health and safety packages to suit any business and budget. Contact the Market Harborough team to arrange an appointment.

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Kevin Collins

Financial Adviser

Kevin joined NFU Mutual in August 2019. Having worked for some of the biggest financial institutions in the UK, Kevin brings over 10 years’ experience as a Financial Adviser to the team. He can help clients with a variety of financial needs, including areas of investments, pensions and protection planning for both individuals, company directors and corporate clients. Beyond work, Kevin is a keen golfer and football fan. He also enjoys travelling and visiting new places.

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Claire Mahon

Sales Adviser

Claire joined NFU Mutual Market Harborough in January 2022, is licenced in motor and home insurance and is working towards her package business insurance licence. Claire is proud and excited to be a part of the team here in Market Harborough. Prior to joining NFU Mutual Claire worked in the conference and events industry for 15 years.  She spends her spare time riding, playing with her daughter and walking her rescue dog.

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Lisa Mitchell

Sales Adviser

Lisa joined NFU Mutual Market Harborough agency in June 2022 and is currently working through her induction and working towards her motor insurance licence. Prior to working here Lisa spent most of her working life with competition horses up to world class level and being involved with all aspects of a busy equestrian business. In her free time she enjoys doing Pony Club activities with her two children and spending time with the family Border Terrier cross puppy.

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