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Small Business Insurance

This section provides helpful guides, advice and features around the different insurance types available for UK small businesses. Small Business is also offering you the chance to find insurance quotes for bespoke, flexible business protection, ideal for startups and small businesses.

Key topics covered include: Business Insurance Types (such as public and employers’ liability insurance, tradesman insurance, key person insurance, business interruption and professional indemnity cover), How to Compare and Buy Insurance, Making Claims, and guides to picking the right cover for your category of business.

Make sure you understand risk and protect your business against losses and compensation claims. Find answers to your small business insurance questions by using the search facility top right or scroll through this category to match our case studies with your company’s needs.

Public liability insurance for building contractors

For building contractors and the construction industry, taking out public liability insurance is critical

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Event planner business insurance – requirements, extras and exclusions

Are you an event planner in need of business insurance? Find out what you need, what extras could be useful and restrictions you should know

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Dealing with business insurance claims

SmallBusiness.co.uk provides some points to help you if you need to make an insurance claim

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Business insurance: Everything you need to know

Insurance offers vital protection from the crippling costs of a claim against your business. But which insurance do you actually need and which is merely optional?

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

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Do sole traders need professional indemnity insurance?

Expensive mistakes happen, and one way to equip your business to deal with the possibility of legal action is through professional indemnity insurance

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Business insurance: 10 common questions answered

Without the right business insurance, your company could find itself in financial hot water

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Employers’ liability insurance – what is it and do you need it? 

Here, we answer all of your questions around employers' liability insurance - how much will you pay and what happens if you don't have it?

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Business insurance: 10 common questions answered

Without the right business insurance, your company could find itself in financial hot water

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Employers’ liability insurance – what is it and do you need it? 

Here, we answer all of your questions around employers' liability insurance - how much will you pay and what happens if you don't have it?

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How to claim on business interruption insurance post-pandemic

Steven Skiba explains how Covid-19 shook up the world of business interruption insurance and what you need to know about making a claim

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How to reduce employers’ liability insurance

Employers’ liability insurance premiums are currently rising at around 4 per cent a year. Here are some tips as to how to keep those EL insurance premiums down

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Businesses breaking law over employers liability insurance

Nearly a million small businesses are unwittingly breaking the law by not having compulsory employers’ liability insurance cover in place – and penalties are severe

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Small business insurance: What to look for in a policy

In this piece, we look at the variety of business insurance cover you should consider in your small company.

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Streamlining document management for your small business

David Malan, sales director of DocuWare for the UK and Ireland, explains how the platform can streamline your document management

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A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.

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Why you need a business bank account

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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