Beauty Insurance

Professional health and beauty insurance for qualified beauty therapists. Tailor your policy based on the treatments you provide (we have a large range to choose from). Covers mobile and freelance beauty therapists too.

Beauty Insurance FAQs

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What is beauty insurance?

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Beauty insurance is designed to cover professional beauty technicians during the course of their work. It includes elements of liability insurance related to treatments you provide and can cover aspects of your business and equipment too.

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Do I need beauty insurance?

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If you have employees, it is a legal requirement for you to have employers' liability insurance in place at the very least. Legally, you are not required to have any other form of insurance in place, however, it is certainly recommended. Beauty insurance can provide a safety net to protect you and your business from the financial burden of a claim against you.

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Can you cover beauty therapists working from home?

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We can cover beauty therapists who work from home, from business premises, from a client’s home, at an event and many other scenarios. Speak with our team if you feel unsure about whether the policy covers your location.

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What is beauticians' liability insurance?

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There are three main parts to be aware of when buying beauticians' liability insurance; public liability, products liability and professional treatments cover. We’ll explain each of these in a little more detail below.

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What is public liability for beauticians?

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Public liability protects you from claims which arise through negligence on your part during the course of your work. For example, you may have left cables in a hazardous location where someone might trip; if a member of public injures themselves or has the property damaged because of this, they may try to claim damages from you. This insurance would cover your legal defence along with their compensation should they win the case.

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What is product liability insurance for beauticians?

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Product liability cover will insure you in the event that a product you use or sell to clients causes a member of the public to suffer an injury or have their property damaged. In these instances, they may try and claim compensation from you, even if the product is not made by you. It’s important to therefore cover yourself just in case. Again, product liability for beauticians covers your legal defences and any damages you have to pay to the claimant if they win the case.

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What is professional treatment cover?

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Professional treatment cover is a form of professional indemnity cover especially for beauty therapists. It ensures that if a client isn’t satisfied with advice you have given them regarding their treatments and take you to court, your legal costs and awards claimed by the client are covered up to £5 million. We do require you to carry out treatments as the manufacturer has advised for this aspect of the cover to be valid.

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Do beauty salons need insurance?

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It’s not a legal requirement to insure a salon unless you have employees but it is certainly recommended to have cover in place. You can find out more about salon insurance from our dedicated page.

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What is retroactive cover?

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Retroactive insurance provides cover for any claims made against you during your period of insurance which occurred prior to the start date of your policy.

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Can you provide cover for student beauty therapists?

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No, unfortunately we can only cover qualified beauticians on this policy, but we might be able to help you with our hairdressers insurance.

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Can I pay monthly for beauty insurance?

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Unfortunately, we do not offer monthly direct debit payments for beauty insurance policies.