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Here's where we lift the lid on insurance and explain it all simply.

There's essential help with how best to protect your business or not-for-profit. Plus, useful advice on running your organisation and life as a freelancer.

What do you do when a client refuses to pay?

A client not paying is bad news. But it doesn't need to mean a battle in the small claims court. Here's how your professional indemnity insurance can help.

Disastrous disaster recovery

It’s probably stating the obvious to say that disaster recovery solutions are a vital part of keeping your business afloat if things go wrong. Here's why.

The danger of recommending materials

Nothing wrong with recommending materials as part of your service, is there? Not unless it all goes horribly wrong and you're held liable. Here's why.

Risk tips for marketing consultants

Want to reduce your risk? Then the security that comes with knowing you've got the might of an insurer behind you is not to be sniffed at.

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Welcome to PolicyBee

PolicyBee is brought to you by the same people who, back in 2004, created the first website in the UK to provide an online insurance service for independent professionals and consultancies.

Why client sign off matters

It’s a good idea to be aware of what client sign off means, why it makes good business sense to get it and how you can make sure you do.

What does professional indemnity insurance cover?

The straightforward answer is something along the lines of ‘claims of negligence against you by a disgruntled client’. But that's only half the story.

What the OSHCR means for health & safety consultants

The OSHCR asks members to meet various minimum entry criteria - including having professional indemnity (PI) insurance. Here's what you need to know.

Check the wording of your IT industry insurance policy

Professional indemnity for IT consultants isn't simple. With so many different roles, come so many different risks. Check your policy wording.