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Business insurance made for you

From accountants to beauticians to carpenters, every industry comes with a different set of risks to consider. Getting business insurance that meets your specific needs in case anything ever goes wrong, shouldn’t be difficult. Simply Business offer personalised policies with a promise to keep things as simple as possible.


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Public liability insurance

Legal expenses or compensation claims covered if your clients, suppliers or a member of the public suffers injury or property damage.

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Professional indemnity

Protection if a customer or client loses money as a result of negligence or your services.

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Employers' liability insurance

If you have one or more members of staff, employers’ liability insurance is a legal requirement.

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Tool insurance

As a tradesman, tools are the basis of your business. Make sure that they’re protected in the event of loss, damage or theft.

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Consultant insurance

Pick and choose the types of cover you’ll need for your policy, depending on the kind of work you do and the clients you have.

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Freelancer insurance

If you work from home, your home insurance policy may not cover you for work-related activities.

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Tradesmen insurance

Cover everything from tools, loss of earnings and employers’ liability, to business premises and personal accident cover.

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Landlord Insurance

Personalised cover including buildings insurance, accidental damage, loss of rent, fixtures and fittings and contents insurance.

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Why Simply Business?

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Insurance that’s right for your business

Whether you’re a self-employed tradesman, landlord, beauty therapist, dog walker, or even if you employ a team of staff it’s important to make sure that you have the right cover. Having adequate insurance means that you, your business and staff are protected if anything ever goes wrong.

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Getting a quote is simple and easy

By answering a few simple questions about your business, Simply Business can show you a range of quotes from different providers in minutes. Meaning that you can pick the core cover you need without all the hassle. Choose from public liability insurance, employers’ liability insurance, professional indemnity insurance or even protection for your business equipment.

Support whenever you need it

You won’t always need support. But Simply Business’ award-winning UK based customer care team are on hand to help you at every stage of your cover. Whether you have questions about your cover, or if you need to update your policy, there will always be a friendly expert on hand to help. You can contact them via phone, email, letter or on social media. 

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Half a million businesses love Simply Business

Simply Business are one the UK’s largest insurance providers. Almost half a million small businesses trust them to provide their cover. And with expertise that covers more than 1000 trades, so should you! All Simply Business’ policies are tailored to suit you and your business, with a promise to keep things as simple as possible – because running a business can be hard enough!

Protect your business with a personalised policy

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What our customers think

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Rated 4.7 out of 5

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Rated 4.0 out of 5

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Rated 4.4 out of 5

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Rated 4.2 out of 5

Be as successful as Joby and start your business now

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"We expected everything to be a lot harder than it was actually! We were surprised at how simple and easy it was to formally register our business with The Formations Company"

Joby Wood, CBDgo Ltd



Formation bundles



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  • £9.99
  • E-Formation

  • Set up a basic Limited Company that’s ready to trade and choose anything else you need as extra.
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  • £19.99
  • Essential

  • An easy way to set up a company that’s ready to trade. Plus, your official printed certificates.
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  • £59.99
  • Entrepreneur

  • Your official certificates & company register. Plus, a registered business address, FREE for 3 months.
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  • £99.99
  • Super

  • Your official documents, and confirmation statement. Plus, a registered business address, FREE for a year.
  • £29.99
  • Starter

  • The hassle and risk-free option for getting started and growing your limited company.
  • £79.99
  • Essentials

  • Starter plus a comprehensive SME legal documents and credit score build & monitor service.
  • £149.99
  • Pro

  • Essentials plus a 24/7 legal advice helpline, and your home address privacy secured.

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Ready to have your company set up?
Registering a company might seem an intimidating process, but it’s actually much simpler than you think: especially in the hands of seasoned company formation agents like us. We’ll not only help you with registering a company, but offer a range of services to support your business at all stages of its life. We’ll help you sort out your company registrations online, with a process so quick and easy you can go ahead and focus on the fun bits.
What is a company formation agent?

Formation agents perform company registrations in partnership with Companies House. We’re one of the largest, and also the cheapest. We don’t just get your company registered then leave you to it – we use our experience to help you start your business properly. There are plenty of reasons to use a formation agent rather than go directly to Companies House. If you ask us, though, the best thing is that we go through the whole process with you, and get your application submitted securely online. We provide expert advice on the legal hurdles while you incorporate, and recommend good quality solutions that you might need after you’ve formed.

What’s the difference between sole trader and limited company?

Think of it this way: when you form a limited company, you put a protective shield between you and your business. Being a sole trader is the opposite – you have no protection. As a sole trader, you are responsible for any debt you might come into while you’re in business. When you register and become the director of your own limited company, you have less personal responsibility. The benefits are that you can claim back expenses, and add to your salary with dividend payments at the end of the year. For more information, see our Help Centre article about limited companies and sole traders.

How do I register a company?

Easy, we’ll do it for you. Check out our formation bundles to learn more about our different products. They start at £9.99, and go all the way up to our Super bundle. Limited company formation is a straightforward business if you’re as well-versed with the process as we are. If you’re not sure where to start, check out our company formation guides for an introduction and some insider tips.

Why The Formations Company?

We’re dedicated to British business, and love nothing more than seeing new companies flourish. 750,000 UK companies have trusted us to help them register, and we have thousands of happy customers who’ve seen how simple the formations process can be. We’re cheaper than going to Companies House directly, and cost less than most accountants. Our online application is incredibly simple, and if you’ve got all your documents handy it shouldn’t take more than 10 minutes to complete. So what are you waiting for? Start your business today.

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