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Business Insurance – what’s its true value? 

17 April 2019
Insurance isn’t something that most of us are excited about buying. Most people see insurance as a grudge purchase that we need because of regulations, law or necessity.

Business insurance is usually purchased out of necessity, with many business owners going for an insurance policy at the cheapest price, but which will usually have lower amounts of cover.

It is difficult to see the value of insurance when the interactions with your insurer involves paying for expensive documents you receive once a year, but insurance in itself gives the security and peace of mind that you are protected in the event that something unexpected should happen.

Insurance is an intangible benefit to your business, a service that you have paid for that you may never get to use, but also a service that you hope that you will never need to use.

The actual amount you pay for an insurance policy is typically calculated by the amount of cover (limits, sums insured etc) you have plus your set of circumstances resulting in the policy responding accordingly. Much like a contractor that is able to undercut another by 10% through taking short cuts and using lesser quality materials; a cheaper insurance policy may often provide less protection, pay out in a reduced set of circumstances and/or impose terms and conditions that reduce the scope of work you can take on knowing that you are protected.

But why wouldn’t you want to fully protect your livelihood, the business you’ve worked so hard to build?  Whether it’s theft, fire, a cyber-attack, or staff injury, incidents in the workplace can be costly and knock you off schedule.  

When purchasing insurance the advice offered through a professional insurance broker will take the worry away from you and you can be certain that a detailed assessment of your requirements will be undertaken before recommending a competitive and comprehensive insurance policy.  Furthermore, the terms and conditions written into an insurance policy can often be difficult to understand. A professional insurance broker will be on hand to assist with any queries you have in order for you to comply with the policy requirements and ensuring there are no nasty surprises at the point of claim.


At Premierline, we work with some of the UK’s most well-known insurance providers, and our rates are competitive within the marketplace. You can also rest easy knowing that your insurance needs have been assessed, rather than answering a standard set of questions on a comparison website.

The insurance professionals at Premierline will help ensure your business is properly protected. You can go online to compare quotes in minutes. Alternatively call us today for professional advice and insurance recommendations for your business.

It is important to make sure that you have the right insurance in place to protect the business that you have built. Every business is different and has its own business insurance needs, which is why we work with some of the UK’s most well-known insurers to ensure that you are getting the right insurance cover for your business.
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