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Tailored insurance for freelance journalists and writers

Whether you work from home or from an office, writers of all sorts are open to a unique set of risks. And from cover for your laptop to liability insurance, you need an insurance policy that’s tailored to you. With Simply Business you can make life straightforward, choosing from a range of key covers with just one premium, one renewal date, and one set of documents. It’s quality cover, without the hassle.

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From cameras to lighting aids, kit can be essential, and expensive to replace if stolen, lost or damaged. Add cover for your equipment to your business insurance policy – it’ll free you up for the job in hand.

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Why Simply Business?

  • Over 500,000 customers (and counting)
  • Online quotes, in under 10 minutes
  • Claims handled by an award-winning team
  • Quote comparisons from multiple insurers
  • An expert, UK-based contact centre

All of this, plus expert insight and connections in our Knowledge Centre, full of tips, articles, videos, and podcasts to help you run your business. You can also check out our business insurance FAQs.

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What insurance do journalists need?

Public liability insurance for journalists

Public liability insurance is often an important cover for businesses, as it can protect you if someone is injured or their property is damaged because of your business. Simply Business offers between £1 million and £5 million in cover, to protect you against this cost.

Professional indemnity insurance for journalists

Professional indemnity insurance is a vital consideration for all businesses that give advice or offer professional services to other businesses. It covers you in the event that you give faulty advice that causes financial loss to a client. You can buy professional indemnity insurance as a stand-alone cover or as part of a combined policy with other covers. At Simply Business we offer between £50,000 and £5 million in professional indemnity cover.

If you have employees, contractors, casual workers or temporary staff, you’re required by law to take out employers’ liability insurance. It’ll cover claims from employees who’ve been injured or become seriously ill as a result of working for you.

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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.

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