Taking out specialist insurance can be a good idea in some fields. Cyber and data insurance could be especially important for anyone who uses data – including computer programmers and marketing professionals. Any business can face a cyber-attack and it can take time and money to put things right – that’s what our cover is there for. Cyber cover also protects against claims arising from data breaches if you or an employee accidentally shares sensitive information.
- The level of cover you need will ultimately determine the cost.
- We won the Feefo Gold Service award in 2017 and our offering was upgraded to Platinum Service status in 2020 and 2021.
- So, whether you’re a retailer or a dog groomer, an IT consultant or a photographer, you can choose the cover that’s just right for your business.
- If your business interacts with third parties – whether that’s customers, clients, suppliers, or other members of the public – then it’s worth considering public liability insurance.
- Employers’ liability insurance covers you against work-related injury or illness claims from employees.
When you cover your electrical items and tech you get Business Tech Essentials. Which means if your essential tech – like laptops, mobiles or tablets – are stolen or damaged we’ll replace them within 24 hours of claim approval. We are specialised in providing solutions for medium to large trades and services companies, operating locally and internationally. AIG’s global presence means we can offer programs tailored to specific customer needs anywhere in the world, together with logistical support and local market knowledge.
Professional indemnity insurance can cover compensation claims made against you by a client because you’ve made a mistake in your work and they’ve suffered a financial loss as a result. Depending on what you do, you can also choose up to £5 million professional indemnity insurance. The same rules apply – the bigger your client, a higher the level of cover needed. Business insurance gives you protection from everyday business risks to large, unexpected compensation claims.
There are different types of cover available to suit your business needs. We’ve helped customers with cases such as the software professional accused of sub-standard development work and also the wildlife photographer whose photography kit was stolen by baboons. Whether or not you’re legally required to have business insurance depends on your particular business. Employers’ liability insurance is a legal requirement for most businesses that have staff, while other types of cover, such as professional indemnity, may be required by regulatory bodies. If you have one or more employees, then it’s likely your business is legally required to have employers’ liability insurance. Find out more about the difference between public liability and employers’ liability.
Business Insurance Cover For You
Business insurance is typically made up of public liability, employers’ liability, professional indemnity, and buildings and contents insurance. Depending on what your business does, you can also add protection for terrorism, defamation, equipment – and much, much more. Because your business is unique, so your insurance needs to be too. If you have employees, it is a legal requirement to take out employers liability insurance.
Other types of commercial insurance can help to recover your IT systems and safeguard property and specialist equipment. Employers’ liability insurance can cover workplace injury or damage claims made by a member of staff. If you have premises – like a shop or an office – our business contents insurance will protect you up to the level of cover you choose.
A wide range of all types of business property insurance is available. Our expert advisors can help you work out exactly what products are best for you. We offer a comprehensive range of business vehicle insurance to suit every industry and requirement — saving you time, money and hassle.
Get an online quote for http://www.bakkerenleenheer.com/ today to find out how Hiscox commercial cover can keep your empire healthy. People power is everything for the UK’s small businesses and particularly for micro-businesses including start-ups. That’s why personal accident insurance could be so important – if you or an employee is unable to work due to an accidental injury, we’ll keep your business healthy with up to £250 per week. If a serious accident affects your livelihood, this type of cover also pays out a lump sum.
Is Business Insurance A Legal Requirement?
Business insurance covers your business from unexpected losses e.g. if your equipment is stolen or you make a mistake and your clients decide to sue. As a business owner, self-employed consultant or a freelancer you need to factor certain risks in your day-to-day work. Depending on your profession you may need public liability insurance, professional indemnity insurance, contents insurance or other types of cover. Use our quote tool to check how we can help and cover your company.
Buildings and Contents is one of Aviva’s core covers you’ll need to buy in order to access our other flexible cover options. To help you replace your essential tools or equipment quickly, if they’re stolen or damaged, so you can get back to work. You contact us as soon as you can between 8am and 6pm, Monday to Friday and after a few checks, we transfer up to £1,500 to you, within 24 hours. If you hold sensitive customer data, process payments online or just want peace of mind, Cyber cover should be considered. Catching you off-guard and tricking you in to doing something you shouldn’t, like opening an attachment in a fake email, or finding a way through your cyber-security.