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These two types of liability are similar but not quite the same. However, they are equally important and we recommend you have both. Public liability covers you should a customer have an accident on your premises and decide to hold you responsible and take legal action. Products liability on the other hand, covers you should a customer take action against you because of a product you’ve sold that has made them ill or injured them in some way.
As you’re likely to have equipment such as deep fat fryers and stock, we provide cover to replace your broken equipment. This will help you overcome those little set-backs and keep your business running with minimal interruption. Whether you own the equipment or not, we can ensure that should the worst happen, the equipment in your shop will be covered. Our policies can even be adapted to cover your landlords contents or improvements you’ve made which may not be covered by the landlord’s insurance policy.
Your staff are likely to be dealing with hot surfaces, hot liquids and slippery floors. We understand you do everything you can to prevent accidents in your work place however, should an accident occur and you be accused of negligence, our policy can help cover legal fees and potential resulting compensation.
If you’re unable to trade for a period of time following serious damage due to fire or flooding, our policy can help keep you ticking over by contributing towards those business overheads whilst your business is recovering from the damage. For details and terms relating to loss of income cover and check out the policy wording below.
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If and when it comes to the crunch and you need to make a claim, we have an in-house team who work hard to understand all the details of your claim then get these to the insurer to get your claim resolved as quickly as possible.
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Employers' liability covers you for some losses should you be accused of negligence in your work place and a member of your staff gets injured. Public liability on the other hand covers you for similar losses only in this case, a claim may arise from one of your customers or another member of the public. We also recommend you have products liability which covers you should one of your customers allege food poisoning or burn themselves on hot food.
We generally insure you based upon your wage roll, so you only need to tell us should this increase.
Most of our policies will cover a business which delivers food, however the drivers must have the correct insurance in place to cover them to transport the food. This means your delivery drivers will need to notify their motor insurer that they’re using their vehicle for delivering food on your behalf.
If you've got a wide ranging menu, please let our advisers know and they will ensure your policy extends to cover this. You must tell us if you do outside catering at events.
Yes. Even if your other premises all sell different types of food. So, if you also have a Kebab shop or general store we can insure them together and negotiate you a competitive rate.