Home Business Insurance

Specialist home business insurance that offers you cover and benefits for your home and business combined.

Whether you're a tutor or a child minder, we will take the time to understand your business personally, tailoring a home business insurance policy with exactly the type and levels of cover that you need - including buildings and contents and property owner's liability.

0344 346 3259
01206 780 489 Weekdays 9am - 7pm, Sat 9am - 1pm
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Home business insurance features

  • Buildings and contents cover

  • Property owners liability with a £2 million limit of indemnity (option to increase to £5 million)

  • Office equipment up to £3,000 (can be extended right up to £unlimited)

Prefer to spread the cost of your policy?

Paying by direct debit is an affordable and convenient way to pay for your policy. Through our preferred provider, Premium Credit Limited (PCL)*, you have the option of setting up a Direct Debit to pay your premium in equal monthly instalments.

To find out more about PCL and direct debit payments, select Direct Debit.

*To understand more about how PCL work together with Towergate, please read our Regulatory Information.


Home business insurance exclusions

  • The first £100 of each and every claim (standard excess)

  • The first £250 of each and every claim for escape of water

  • The first £1,000 of each and every claim for subsidence/heave/landslip claims

  • Loss or damage should your home be unoccupied for more than 60 consecutive days

  • The cost of everyday maintenance work

These are just some of the key exclusions/limitations, full details will be found in policy wordings.


Home business insurance FAQs

Would I still be covered for theft under this policy?

Yes. As long as there is forcible entrance into or exit from your property, you will be covered

What excess do I have to pay on this policy?

You can choose an excess from £100 to £250. If you go for the higher amount, this will reduce your premiums. Speak to one of our helpful advisors for full details

How many business visitors do you allow each week?

You will be covered for up to ten visitors each week. This is not applicable if you are running a child minding business. Please see policy wording for full details.

What do I do if I need to cancel my cover?

You are entitled to a full refund of the premium paid if you find the policy unsuitable for your needs and cancel it within 14 days of receipt of your policy documents (as long as no claims have been made). If you need to cancel your cover you will be charged relevant administration costs for setting up the policy.

Please call us or notify us in writing with the reason for cancellation and state the date from which you need cover to cease. Remember, if your policy is in more than one name, all policyholders will need to sign the letter. If you have any other queries please don't hesitate to contact the customer services team on 0344 892 1750.

Where can I find more information about monthly Direct Debit?

If you want to know more about our monthly payment option, please read our dedicated page on Direct Debit.


Home business insurance claims promise

With Towergate you can be confident that, in the event of the worst happening, your claim will be handled by a dedicated claims team offering the exemplary, fast and efficient service that we expect from our own teams and from our partners.

Simply contact the home business claims team using the details within your policy documents, or call us on 0344 892 1384 and we will put you through to the claims team. They will talk with you about your claim, guiding you through your next steps and taking you through the process.

Furthermore, if you feel you need additional support or if you have concerns about the progression of your claim, our in house team are always on hand to help.


Home business insurance policy documents

Customer Reviews (6)

Customers rate our service at 83%

Based on 6 independent customer reviews.

DateProductScoreCustomer Comment

Home Business Insurance (Renewal)


prompt reminders, efficient service.

Home Business Insurance (Renewal)


Took a ridiculous time to arrange my present cover. Original enquiry was back in Oct 14 leaving, what I thought was plenty of time to get things sorted in time for my business move at the beginning of Jan 15 but no, it was late Jan before it was finally sorted. Pleased with the cover offered considering no other companies seemed interested in helping me though just a shame I am now on first name terms with just about everyone at FSB Insurance following all my chase-up calls!

Home Business Insurance (Renewal)


It's insurance, so it's pointless to seek my opinion until I actually have to claim - I hope it never happens, but if it does then that's the point at which my opinion of your service actually means something.

Home Business Insurance (Renewal)


I have been with Towergate for a number of years and they have always been clear and concise in explaining the insurance policied that were sitable to my requirements. I have no hesitation in recommending them to colleagues, which I know has been taken up.

Home Business Insurance (Renewal)


I find it very expensive but it is the only one who can give me Homeworkers Insurance with Public Liability, I am retired and my little hobby/business makes very little profit so far.

Home Business Insurance (Renewal)


No problems happy with service.

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0344 346 3259
01206 780 489 Weekdays 9am - 7pm, Sat 9am - 1pm
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