Whether you're a salon owner or work as a self-employed mobile barber, we've got you covered.
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What does barber insurance cover?
Working closely with clients on a daily basis makes public liability insurance an essential cover for barbers, hairdressers and salons. A slip on a freshly cleaned floor - or a missing handbag - could result in an expensive claim against your business. Depending on the work you carry out, you may want to consider a number of other covers too.
- Choose from £1m, £2m, or £5m public liability cover
- Change or cancel anytime, no fees
- Pay monthly
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What insurance do barbers need?
Every business is unique, so while you'll likely start with public liability, you may also like to think about the covers listed below. Our quote journey will guide you through your options, so there's no need to make a decision immediately.
Public liability insurance
The most popular cover for many businesses, public liability insurance offers financial compensation in the event that a client, or any other non-employee, takes legal action against you for injury or property damage caused by your work.
Contents and equipment cover
Salon furniture isn't cheap, and electrical equipment that's being moved around and used day in, day out is likely to get damaged or broken at some point. A no-brainer for any business with specialised equipment, contents and equipment insurance covers the cost to repair or replace accidentally damaged contents and equipment.
Employers' liability insurance
Personal accident cover
If you have employees, this will pay compensation if they suffer an accident resulting in loss of sight, hearing, speech or a limb, death or leaving them disabled and permanently unable to work.
You may be surprised to see this one on the list, but cyber insurance is relevant to any business that stores personally identifiable information. You'll likely store information about your clients in your database, such as names, email address and even birth dates. This could make you the target of data theft, or result in someone accidentally breaching GDPR legislation by sending out a company email to people who haven't officially opted in to receive them.
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Barber insurance FAQs
This depends on the level and types of cover you choose for your business. Our public liability cover starts from £5.13 per month.
While most insurance is optional rather than mandatory, most self-employed professionals opt for public liability at the very least, as an accidental injury to a client could result in devastating costs.
Most insurance is optional rather than mandatory. An exception to this is employers' liability cover, which is a legal requirement for anyone with employees. Despite this, the majority of businesses that have lots of contact with clients consider public liability an essential, as many would be unable to afford an uninsured claim.
Our insurance covers you for bodily injury to your client arising out of a broad range of barber treatments.
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