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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. In partnership with Hiscox, SmallBusiness is also offering you the chance to find insurance quotes for bespoke, flexible business protection, ideal for the startup entrepreneur or SME.

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.

The next big digital disruption: The insurance industry

Clare Seekins, consultant at Market Gravity, shares her insights into where the insurance market is going and how technology is disrupting it.

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Essential tips on getting the right insurance cover for your small business

Here, the Association of British Insurers gives a comprehensive insight into the insurance you need to take on for your small business.

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The key insurance measures I put in place for my company

Here, Marcus Cannon discusses the insurance measures he put in place for his company InterFocus.

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The small business insurance journey: Creative agency

Lee Cullen, CEO and founder of creative agency No Brainer, discusses the key cover he put in place for the business.

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Key insurance advice for your photography company

Here, photographer Laura Pearman talks about how a significant insurance claim she made for loss of data underlines the importance of small businesses ensuring comprehensive cover.

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Addressing the insurance needs of an employee engagement consultancy

Jane Sunley, CEO and founder of employee engagement consultancy Purple Cubed, discusses the key insurance cover she put in place.

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How to insure your recruitment company: A small business case study

In this piece Karla Jobling, founder of job site BeecherMadden, discusses the key insurance measures she put in place for her recruitment company.

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Insurance for a wedding and events business

Natalie Lovett, managing director of The Whitewed Directory, discusses how she got policies such as public liability insurance in place for her wedding planning business.

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Getting the right insurance in place for a jewellery business

Here, Nikolay Piriankov, co-founder of Taylor & Hart, discusses the initial challenges of insuring his diamond retail business and how he was able to get the right cover in place.

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The business coach: Insurance avenues to bear in mind

Tim Rylatt is a business coach in West Sussex. Here, he discusses how he overcame a confusing introduction to insuring his business to get the right cover in place.

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The right insurance for a market research company

Jeremy King, founder and CEO of Attest, discusses the insurance measures he put in place for his market research company, including directors and offices insurance, professional indemnity, liability and key person risk.

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A holistic way of insuring business risk

Graham Howard of Ready Steady Store discusses the insurance considerations of a multi-site self storage company.

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Essential insurance measures for a photography business

Here, Claire Sullivan discusses how essential insurance cover is to her photography business.

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Getting the right insurance in place for a digital marketing agency

In this piece, Simon Douglass, founder of digital marketing agency Curated Digital, discusses the key insurance provisions he made for his new and growing company.

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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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What is public liability insurance, and does it cover Covid-19 claims?

Public liability insurance can cover your small business if a third party has an accident or injury. But does public liability insurance cover claims made against your business arising from Covid-19?

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Business insurance everything you need to know

Every small business may need to be insured at some level. But which policies are must-haves, and which are optional? Edward Murray guides you through the maze

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London & Partners Q&A — driving growth in the London startup ecosystem

In this Q&A, we explore how London & Partners' Business Growth Programme is driving economic growth and inclusion in the London startup scene