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On-site protection

The complexity of the risks you face as a tradesman can make searching for tradesman insurance seem overwhelming. But at Small Business Direct you can compare quotes from a panel of expert UK insurers and tailor cover to your unique business.


There’s a lot on offer, including public liability as standard and employers’ liability if you employ staff. Optional extras include cover for loss or damage to tools and compensation if you suffer an injury at work, with personal accident benefits.

On-site protection

The complexity of the risks you face as a tradesman can make searching for tradesman insurance seem overwhelming.

But at Small Business Direct you can compare quotes from a panel of expert UK insurers and tailor cover to your unique business.

There’s a lot on offer, including public liability as standard and employers’ liability if you employ staff. Optional extras include cover for loss or damage to tools and compensation if you suffer an injury at work, with personal accident benefits.

Locksmith insurance

Add a layer of security to your locksmith business with insurance from Small Business Direct. Compare a range of covers including public liability, tools insurance and personal accident benefit.

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Window-fitter insurance

For insurance that’s the perfect fit, compare quotes online with Small Business Direct. You could have cover set up and documents in your inbox in minutes. So you can rest easy knowing your livelihood is protected.

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Tiler insurance

Arranging insurance using our online system is quick and simple. Search for quotes from a panel of UK insurers with options such as tools insurance, employers liability and  plant cover.

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Flooring contractor insurance

Protect your flooring contracting business from incidents such as damage to your customer’s property, injury to staff and theft of tools. Save time by allowing us to search from a panel of UK insurers.

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Shop fitters’ insurance

Discover a range of different covers to protect your shop-fitting business. Finding the right combination of cover and price is easy by comparing quotes from a panel of UK insurers.

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Property maintenance insurance

From compensation for water damage caused by your work – to cover for stolen tools. Our policies are flexible so that you can choose as little or as much cover as you need.

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Key covers

From public liability insurance to cover for your tools. At Small Business Direct you can tailor your tradesman insurance package to include a range of optional covers to protect what’s important.

Key covers

From public liability insurance to cover for your tools.

At Small Business Direct you can tailor your tradesman insurance package to include a range of optional covers to protect what’s important.

FAQs

What is tools insurance?

It’s designed to cover handheld tools such as a power drill or saw. This insurance commonly covers your tools against loss, damage and theft.

What is hired-in plant insurance?

It’s designed to cover plant or machinery that your business has hired, leased or rented - such as cement mixers, lawn mowers and scaffolding. This insurance commonly covers your tools against loss, damage and theft.

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