Business insurance, simply

Because that's what insurance should be. Simple, tailored and quoted by the best.

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How can we help?

Our insurance

From public liability insurance for injury and property damage, to employers’ liability cover for your staff and freelancers, we offer the core covers you need, plus specific options for a range of risks, such as professional indemnity, or protection for your equipment.

Your business

Our cover options are as varied as the businesses on your local high street. That’s what makes life interesting. We insure tradesmen, like builders and plumbers, but also shops, restaurants, niche businesses and professionals, pubs and many more.

Just for landlords

Landlords need insurance as much as the next business, if not more. Whether it’s your first buy-to-let or a commercial property, tailor our landlord insurance options to get the protection you need. It’s flexible cover, with options for things like buildings, contents and loss of rent.

Meet our customers

From clever cupcakes to burlesque beauties

The very best of Simply Business comes from our customers.

Whether that’s a cupcake shop in Sussex or a plumber up in Leicester, they’re the people to learn from if you’re thinking of starting up, changing track or working out your business insurance. We asked our customers to tell their stories, and just what ‘tailored insurance’ means to them.

Simply Vent

We get it…

You’d rather go on a two-week winter cruise with your in-laws, in a small dinghy, than talk about insurance.

With 95% of our customers rating us good or excellent, we seem to be hitting some of the right notes. But we appreciate insurance can be a bit of a headache. So if you do have a real aversion, take a look at the Vent Box. What would you rather do, than talk insurance?

Tell us now, and we’ll tell the world.

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Vent it and get on with it

“I would rather use my parrot as my therapist than talk about insurance.”

Jo Yianni
Owner of Party with Pinky

“I would rather cover myself in icing and wait for a grizzly bear, than talk about insurance.”

Rachael Halstead
Owner of Rachael's Kitchen

“I would rather tell a naked couple ‘I'm not that kind of swinger’ than talk about insurance.”

Amanda Walderman
Owner of 5foot2

“I would rather legally change my name to Merman than talk about insurance.”

Neil Hope
Owner of Diving Images

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Customer reviews

Our rating

Customer review

4.7 /5

Working out our score

Our score is based on the reviews we’ve collected on Feefo, the independent customer research specialist. For more details on how this works, click below.

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Customer testimonials

“It is a very good and easy to use service. I've been a customer for several years and the renewal system is very straight forward. I've always found the quotes competitive too. I'd definitely recommend Simply Business.”

R Matthews, Handyman

What our customers are saying

We are proud of reviews and ratings we receive from our customers. We use this feedback to continuously improve our customer services.

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News headlines

Government to lend £40m to small businesses

In March 2013 the state-backed British Business Bank began lending to small businesses through peer-to-peer lending platform Funding Circle. The Bank has exhausted its initial £20 million funding tranche, and has now announced that it will lend a further £40 million.

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Our articles

Factoring vs invoice discounting - which works for your small business?

Invoice finance can be split into two methods for taking control of the value locked up in unpaid invoices: factoring, and invoice discounting. But how do they differ, and how can they help your business?

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Press releases

Foodie Britain boosts independent retailers against the supermarkets

According to new figures from Simply Business, independent food retailers grew by 30 per cent between 2012 and 2013 across the UK. So, which retailers are on the increase?

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