Insuring your start-up
Growing a successful business from nothing takes hard work, organisation and planning, but it’s a steep learning curve and unexpected losses can arrive along the way. Hiscox offers a comprehensive, tailored business insurance policy that provides start-ups with a platform to help address any issues that a quickly developing business might face.
Why you need business insurance for your start-up
Technical and data problems
If your computer systems go down, everything stops until you can get them up and running again. While that’s going on, deadlines are being pushed back and you risk losing time and money. Having business insurance in place means we’ll cover the costs of data recovery and equipment repairs or replacements so you can get back on track
We all make mistakes
Mistakes are an opportunity for learning, but they shouldn’t mean you lose earnings. While you’re finding your feet, errors can cost your customers money and cause damage to their reputation. Even if the mistake isn’t your fault, we’ll cover you for expenses and legal claims, so you can get on with building the business, not worrying about paying costs.
Problems with premises
A local power outage, fires, floods, break-ins – they all have the potential to put your office out of action and when you’re not working, you’re not earning. We’ll cover the cost of replacing or repairing your office contents, while you focus on your customers.
If you’re not sure what you need, tell us a little more about your start-up. We’ll help you to build your quote and explore any other insurance needs.Build my cover
Key types of insurance for start-ups
These are just some of the types of business insurance for start-ups that we can offer. We can provide other specific types of cover and build them into a policy that’s tailored to the exact needs of your business.Get your quote
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