Internet traders insurance

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Internet Traders Insurance

What is Internet Traders Insurance?

Whether you rely wholly on websites such as eBay, Etsy and Amazon, or you have your own ecommerce site that brings in your sales, we can protect your business with a range of internet traders insurance policies. Regardless of what you sell – whether that’s homemade gifts, clothing, earphones or bedding, we’ve got you covered.

With The Insurance Octopus, we can create bespoke policies, meaning you only pay for the protection you need. Offering flexible payment methods, a supportive team, and access to the UK’s leading insurers, we can add value to your business, and ensure nothing is taken away from you should the unexpected happen.

We know internet trading can be a 24/7 job, so we make the quote process quick and easy. To get started, fill in our form, or request a call back, and we’ll go through our suitable options.

What may be included in an internet traders insurance policy?

Public Liability Insurance

Covers any harm caused to customers due to the products you sell. Even if you don’t produce them, you could still be held liable.

Stock Damage Insurance

Should the products you sell be broken, destroyed or damaged beyond repair, this policy will pay to replace them.

Goods In Transit Insurance

Use a van or vehicle to transport stock and goods? Goods in transit insurance covers any loss of, or damage to, your stock, ensuring you can replace them swiftly.

Employers’ Liability

Covering up to 5 employees, and starting at £10m as standard, this policy protects them from harm, illness and injury.

Understanding internet traders insurance

Specialist insurance for home based internet traders

In an ever-growing digital world, internet trading businesses are rapidly increasing. If you run an internet-based business and buy and sell goods or services over the internet, you will need to look at your business requirements for a tailored internet trader’s insurance policy; as a home worker you cannot assume your existing home insurance policy will protect your activity.

Talk to us today and allow us to compare quotes for your internet traders insurance.

What your Internet Traders Insurance policy includes

Public & Product Liability

Product Liability is not a compulsory class of insurance, although legislation says that the Consumer Protection Act 1987 and the EC Directive on Product Liability (25/7/85) requires those manufacturing and supplying goods to carry some form of product liability insurance. No need to worry, as our internet trading insurance policy includes Public Liability & Product Liability cover as an integral part.

Legal Expenses cover for internet traders

This cover protects your business if a claim is made against you and you need to pursue or defend your claim.

Goods in Transit

Should your Internet business deliver goods to your customers, Goods in Transit insurance will cover these goods as they are being delivered.

Business Money

If you hold money from your business at your personal home our policy will provide protection for this whereas your standard home insurance is unlikely to do so.

Stock Damage

Stock Damage cover protects the contents of your premises, which are insured against loss or damage caused by risks normally associated with your trade. This cover also provides protection for automatic increase in stock levels due to seasonal demands such as Christmas.

Employers Liability cover

Employers Liability cover for up to 5 employees.

Benefits of having internet traders insurance

Running an online business from home can be both enjoyable and challenging, and you may assume your home insurance will provide the right cover. However, your stock and liability covers are unlikely to be insured, which is why it is important to have a comprehensive tailored internet traders business insurance policy for financial security.

Giving internet traders access to a comprehensive range of insurance covers.

Designed for home workers

At The Insurance Octopus, our business insurance is designed for small traders and businesses without established commercial premises, making it an ideal option to keep you covered. Our specialists will be able to talk to you and offer as much advice as possible to help choose the right cover for you. As a result, you will be able to continue your business activity as normal, with the added peace of mind that you are completely covered through The Insurance Octopus.

Compare personalised quotes

When considering taking out a policy, one of The Insurance Octopus internet traders specialists will discuss your business requirements with you and compare personalised quotes from a number of major UK insurance providers. You will get a bespoke policy that ensures you only pay for the cover you need. We can add cover for goods in transit, business contents and legal fees, plus provide options for cover in sector-specific situations as required.

Why choose us for your Internet Traders Insurance?

We proudly make buying insurance different and our cover comes with a range of benefits.

Up to £5 million of cover

Claims can be expensive, that’s why we offer up to £5 million worth of public & product liability cover for a wide range of internet traders.

Fast specific cover

To help save you both time and money. We compare prices from a range of different insurers so you don’t have to.

A specialist who knows your industry

We’ll connect you with an agent who specialises in your field. They understand many of the challenges you face, and can truly get to grips with the type of cover you need.

Easy claims process

Accidents can happen, so when something does go wrong you can rest easy knowing our team is on hand to make the claims process as quick and stress free as possible.

No mid term fees, ever

We don’t charge any mid-term fees at all during the life of your policy – so there are no hidden fees following any changes you might need to make.

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Help protect and grow your business with tailor made Internet Traders insurance from The Insurance Octopus

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