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Professional insurance Q&A

Where do you start with professional insurance? Or finish, come to that? Our guide to what you do and don't need will help you decide.

What insurance do I need for my business?

What business insurance do I need? What don't you need, more like. If you're after a more helpful answer than that, try reading this.

Insurance for AAT accountants and bookkeepers

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) says if you practise under an AAT licence, then you must have professional indemnity insurance. No argument.

What insurance do IT contractors need?

You may be careful, but things can go wrong. IT contractors insurance requirements include professional indemnity, public liability and employers' liability

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A guide to insurance for photographers

Our know-it-all's guide to insurance for photographers explains what you need, from covering your equipment to protecting yourself when shooting on location.

Project manager insurance explained

If some of the plates you're spinning fall to the ground and a project goes pear-shaped, project manager insurance can help pick up the pieces. Here's how.

Going it alone: self-employed insurance

You might be surprised by how much self-employed insurance you need, considering it's just you. It all depends on what you do, where you do it, and how.

Insurance for immigration consultants explained

All you need to know about insurance for immigration consultants – what you need, why you need it, and how much as recommended by the OISC.

Insurance for education consultants explained

Deciding how much education consultants' insurance you need is a simple matter of educating yourself about risk. Don't learn the hard way, basically.

What your insurance broker needs to know

What does your insurance broker need to know about your business? And why? Nina, one of our account executives, tells you all about it.

How to get your property claim paid in full

Underinsure your contents & kit, and the 'average rule' means your insurer might not pay all your property claim. Here's what it means and how to avoid it.

Understanding underinsurance

Underinsurance can be almost as bad as no insurance. Here's the nuts and bolts, plus how one customer discovered it's just not worth cutting corners.