This is a form of insurance that provides coverage to mainly portable items such as mobile phones, laptops, cameras and the like. However, it can also be used to cover all other home items such as furniture, home appliances and office items such as computers and accessories, printers, fax machines and office furniture.
Unfortunately, we can’t cover everything – make sure you’re happy with what’s not covered, including:
Choose optional add-ons at an additional cost to create cover that suits you.
This protects your company’s physical assets from fire, explosions, burst pipes, storms, theft, vandalism, earthquakes and floods.
This covers property while contained in the premises be lost or damaged by theft involving entry into or exit from the premises by forcible or violent means.
A major accident at a business premises cannot only destroy the assets but also bring the business to a standstill, leading to loss of gross profit.
You will need contents insurance, sometimes known as all risk cover, for items for which you require cover out with the home. Please provide details of these items at the time of quotation to ensure that the policy provided meets with your requirements.
Accidental Damage cover provides protection against costs incurred through damage that you, your family members or visitors may cause to the structure of your Building or to your Contents. Examples of incidents which would be covered under this extension include putting your foot through the loft floor damaging the ceiling below, leaving a tap running leading to water damage or carpet spillages. Such incidents would not be included under a policy taken out to cover Standard Perils only.
Additional charges will apply and in certain circumstances this cover might not be available.
Items kept in the garage or garden sheds will be covered under the Contents section of your policy provided you have included their value in the total sum insured declared. Limits may apply to the amount that can be claimed for theft of items taken from outbuildings and additional charges may be made for certain items such as ride on mowers. Cover for motor vehicles and motorcycles is excluded. Please declare your requirements for cover kept in outbuildings at the time of quotation to ensure that the policy provided meets with your requirements.
In most cases you will need to arrange cover for your own contents and personal possessions. Please refer to your tenancy agreement to check what, if any cover is provided by your landlord.
An excess is the amount a policyholder is required to pay towards the cost of any claim. You may be asked to pay this amount to a company that has carried out repairs on behalf of your insurer, or alternatively the sum will be deducted from any settlement received.