Business TypePublic LiabilityEmployers LiabilityProfessional Indemnity Cover 
CoverMaximumCoverMaximum
Hiscox
Public Liability Insurance
All£10,000,000£10,000,000
Tel 0845 004 8887 0845 004 8887
Hiscox
Professional Indemnity Insurance
Professional£10,000,000£10,000,000
Tel 0845 004 8887 0845 004 8887
No. 1 Small Business Insurer 2013 (for 5th year running) at Start Your Business Awards 2013. Pay monthly by interest free Direct Debit.
Hiscox
Employers Liability Insurance
All£10,000,000£10,000,000
Tel 0845 004 8887 0845 004 8887
No. 1 Small Business Insurer 2013 (for 5th year running) at Start Your Business Awards 2013. Pay monthly by interest free Direct Debit.
NatWest
Shop Insurance
Shopvariesvaries
Tel 0845 894 6071 0845 894 6071
NatWest
Office Insurance
Officevariesvaries
Tel 0845 894 6071 0845 894 6071
NatWest
Surgery Insurance
Surgeryvariesvaries
Tel 0845 894 6071 0845 894 6071
Boothby Taylor Ltd
 
Tradesman and Contractors
Tradesman£10,000,000£10,000,000
Boothby Taylor provide more than online business insurance. Unlike other brokers your search can be taken offline to make sure you get the right protection every year.
Boothby Taylor Ltd
 
Office Insurance
Office£10,000,000£10,000,000
Boothby Taylor provide more than online business insurance. Unlike other brokers your search can be taken offline to make sure you get the right protection every year.
Boothby Taylor Ltd
 
Shop Insurance
Shop£10,000,000£10,000,000
Boothby Taylor provide more than online business insurance. Unlike other brokers your search can be taken offline to make sure you get the right protection every year.
Quotezone
Public Liability Insurance
Allvariesvaries
Quotezone
Shop Insurance
Shopvariesvaries
Quotezone
Office Insurance
Officevariesvaries
QuoteRack
Shop Insurance
Shopvariesvaries
Direct Line
Tradesman Insurance
Tradesman£5,000,000£10,000,000
Direct Line will beat any quote for the same cover. Guaranteed. (New customers only)
Quotezone
Professional Indemnity Insurance
Professionalvariesvaries
AXA
Professional Indemnity Insurance
Professional
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AXA
Public Liability Insurance
All£10,000,000
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If you accidentally damage something on your customers property or they injure themselves at your office, you could be held responsible. Public liability insurance protects you from costly claims for compensation.
Quotesearcher
Shop Insurance
Shopvariesvaries
Quotesearcher
Public Liability Insurance
All£5,000,000£5,000,000
Quotezone
Surgery Insurance
Surgeryvariesvaries
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How to Find the Best Business Insurance Quotes

by Nick_Parkhouse

Whatever sort of business you run it is vital that you have the right insurance. But how do you compare business insurance? We explain.

How to Find the Best Business Insurance Quotes

Whether you're a sole trader working from home, a tradesman or you run a larger company, getting the right company or home business insurance can be crucial to the continued operation of your business.

But what sort of small business insurance should you consider? And how much is business insurance?

What sort of small business insurance is available?

There are four main ways that you should consider protecting your business:

Public liability insurance

If you come into contact with members of the public through your business you should consider public liability insurance. It covers you against damage to people or their property caused by the operation of your business

Employer's liability insurance

If you employ staff then you are required by law to buy employer's liability insurance. It protects you if an employee is injured or becomes ill because of their work.

Property insurance

Business buildings and contents insurance covers your business premises and your stock, machinery and belongings against a range of risks including fire, theft and flood

Professional indemnity insurance

This protects you if your client loses money and makes a compensation claim because of a mistake or problem with your work.

You may need to include one or all of these covers on your insurance policy.

How to find value for money business cover

When researching cover for your company it's important that you compare business insurance. If you don't, you may get the wrong policy or pay too much for your cover.

So when you make your business insurance comparison always make sure that the policies you consider cover your type of business and include all the various aspects of cover that are appropriate to you.

It is also important to check the maximum levels of cover that are available. This ensures that you secure an appropriate amount of protection depending on the nature and size of your small business.

When offering cheap business insurance UK providers often quote for very basic policies.

For this reason when you compare business insurance make sure you compare 'like' with 'like'.

Furthermore, it's important not to simply take out the cheapest business insurance policy. Always compare both the quality and price of the cover otherwise you could be out of pocket when you make a claim. This applies equally whether you're looking for small or home business insurance or are getting quotes for a larger company or a business that needs commercial insurance.