Butchers Shop Insurance

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What Does Butchers Insurance Cover?

Butchers Insurance offers financial protection for butchers – including those that specialise in beef, pork, venison, and duck, as well as chicken, turkey and lamb. We can create cover based on varying needs – such as building cover, contents cover and business interruption, ensuring your policy is all encompassing, protects you from any and all eventualities, and doesn’t result in expensive payouts that could damage your business financially and reputationally.

Protecting your butcher’s business from product liability, public liability and employer liability cases, we can also source cover that provides compensation for stolen money, lost goods in transit, and damaged stock. These situations can be stressful, which is why we make insurance hassle-free, and our friendly and professional team are always here to help. We’re a Feefo platinum awarded with glowing testimonials from businesses just like yours.  

Please fill in our handy quote form to begin, or request a call back, and we’ll take you through the process.

What may be included in a butcher’s insurance policy?

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Product Liability Insurance

From e.coli and food poisoning through to broken equipment cooked within meat, this policy offers compensation for any harm done due to consumption.

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Employer’s Liability Insurance

A UK legal requirement, we offer standard cover of £10m, protecting your staff from injury and damages, and making the road to recovery much smoother.

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Buildings Cover

Own your premises, and wonder what you’d do without it? This cover protects against any loss or damage due to fire, flooding, storms or explosions, as well as replacements of pipes, cables and drains.

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Stock Insurance

With this policy, if refrigeration faults or freezer breakdowns cause loss of stock, you’ll be given compensation to replace your spoiled meats.

What is butchers insurance?

Your butchers, covered in minutes

As a butchers your business focuses around meat; you may perform primary butchery, or secondary butchery, preparing fresh cuts of meat for sale in your shop. As is also often also the case you might sell and serve pre-prepared hot and cold food. No matter the exact products you sell as a butcher you’ll understand the need for insurance. As the owner of a butchers shop the last thing you want to worry about is the risks of the job. There’s always a chance of possible loss, damage or theft of your equipment, damage to your kitchens, or an expensive claim if an employee or member of the public is injured or worse due to your work. Working in a profession which uses sharp utensils also poses a risk to you or another person. That’s why it’s important to manage these risks and keep your business safe with a tailored Butchers Insurance policy.

We source comprehensive and tailored butcher’s insurance policies designed to be flexible, allowing you to create a tailored insurance package just the way you want it, giving you essential cover all in one policy. 

Why you need butchers insurance

As a shop owner, you are at risk from many eventualities; from malicious damage to theft of stock by burglary or theft of monies by an employee. All of these risks factors need to be considered when looking for a comprehensive retail shop insurance policy that covers your butchers business. To help ensure that your business is highly profitable you need to protect it and yourself from financial loss.

Insurance in the form of Butchers Insurance can also protect you against compensation claims and legal expenses. Even if you win a case, legal fees can be considerable so it is important for your financial success that you are covered by public & employers liability insurance.

Choosing the right insurance package that suits your business and any additional items you may require – for example public and employers liability insurance, equipment cover or stock and contents insurance – should be simple and easy, that’s why The Insurance Octopus will look to put a policy together for you quickly and simply to get you covered as soon as possible.

Butchers Shop Insurance FAQs

  • Can you cover my butchers for personal accidents?

    We can provide personal accident cover which will provide cover if you suffer serious injury or death caused by an accident. It can help by paying out a weekly sum to help cover things like lost income and medical costs and in some cases a lump sum payout if you’re unable to continue working.

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  • How do I know what insurance my butcher’s shop needs?

    The requirements for insurance in your butcher’s shop may vary based on a variety of different factors; from the level of stock you hold on-site to the value of the store itself, and even whether or not you have employees that work within the site. Speak to our experts to discover which insurance is best for your business, and we can provide you with a personalised quote in no time.

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  • How quickly can insurance for butchers be arranged?

    Insurance for your butcher’s shop is as easy as picking up the phone. We do the rest of the work for you – all we need is the full details, the level of cover you require and how soon you need it. Insurance can even be completed immediately over the phone, giving your business the cover you need before you even end the call.

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Arrange comprehensive butchers insurance without hassle today via The Insurance Octopus 

Arrange your cover today

One of our team will discuss your business requirements with you and look to compare quotes from major UK insurance providers ensuring that you get a bespoke policy with the cover you need at the right price. In most cases, we can provide you with your business insurance and documents on the same day (subject to time of day restrictions). 

Butchers insurance policy details

We find policies that allow you to add cover for contents insurance, fixtures and fittings and stock items and more. We also offer a range of flexible payment options, such as Direct Debit enabling you to spread your payments. 

Why choose The Insurance Octopus to find insurance for your butchers shop?

We proudly make buying insurance simple and transparent, and our sourced cover comes with a range of benefits. 

Up to £5 million of cover

Claims can be expensive, that’s why we source cover that offers up to £5 million worth of public liability cover for shops. With more available upon request. 

Simple 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 team that knows your industry

We’ll connect you with an agent who understands 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.

How it works

Examples of Butchers Shop Insurance in action

Keeping the windows covered

The front window of a butcher shop is damaged during an altercation between members of the public outside the premises, resulting in the need to replace both the old-fashioned glass and valuable vintage display across the window display that have been a feature of the store for many years. Thanks to full buildings and contents cover on the property, the butcher is able to replace the window and update the display with new items with only a small excess to pay.

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