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Liability insurance covered for funeral directors
Just as with every other business in the UK, any funeral directors business that has one or more employees is required by law to have suitable employers’ liability insurance.
All employers are responsible for the health, safety and welfare of their employees while they are at work. If an employee sustains accident injury or occupational illness in the performance of their job, they may seek to claim compensation for their pain, injury and suffering. The Employers’ Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969 makes it clear that employers must have a minimum level of insurance cover in place to guard against these claims.
By purchasing funeral directors employers’ liability cover with Tredstone, you will ensure that you are able to pay full compensation in the event that one of your employees sustains injuries or illness in relation to their work.
Being without employers’ liability cover worth at least £5 million is against the law and can result in fines of up to £2,500 for every day you are not properly insured, while another £1,000 fine can be imposed if you do not display your employers liability certificate or refuse to make it available to inspectors when they ask.
Tredstone, specialists in liability insurance for funeral directors
Tredstone specialises in providing the full range of business liability cover for funeral directors. We work with our leading panel of insurers to ensure that our clients receive only the most robust and suitable cover.
If you are looking for cover today, you can apply via our website’s quote form, or you can call our team of sales advisors for advice and support in relation to your insurance requirements.
The cost of your cover will depend upon many factors, including the number of staff employed by your business, the type of work undertaken and your insurance claims history.
Get a quote with Tredstone
Getting the right cover in place has never been easier. With our online form, you are only a few clicks away from the cover that will protect your business. You can also call our experts to discuss any queries you have in more detail.
We pride ourselves on providing only the highest level of service at those times when your business is facing challenges. If a claim is ever made against you or something happens that disrupts your productivity and results in you needing to claim recompense for yourself, we will be by your side to offer step-by-step guidance so that minor mistakes don’t have major consequences.
So, whether you want to get a new policy, update your existing one, or chat about your ongoing commercial risks, get in contact with Tredstone today. Click on the “Get A Quote” button below to get started on the online form or give us a call on 0800 2315 162. Alternatively, you can also request a call back at a time that suits you.