Business Interruption Cover
What is Business Interruption Cover?
Often one of the most misunderstood insurance policies on the market, Business Interruption Cover is absolutely crucial in protecting your business if a serious incident occurs that may cause sudden loss of revenue or rental income.
If your business carries a substantial amount of stock or operates from a unique location like bespoke offices, then this insurance should be high on your list of priorities. Business Interruption Cover could be the only way to keep your business operational while you work to get back on your feet.
In the event of a serious incident affecting your business, this insurance policy will step in to guarantee you will be able to get your business back up and running as quickly as possible.
How does it work?
In these circumstances, Business Interruption Cover would step in to pay your business a sum in the eventuality you experience a (pre-tax) shortfall in profits or any increased costs of running your business as a result of a serious event.
Any policy of this type can:
- Cover your business for losses of revenue
- Support your return to trading
- Help pay employees on time
- Keep your finances and business afloat
Why is it important?
The main reason to take out suitable Business Interruption Cover is to protect your business against the unknown, ensuring you can continue to trade and return to normality as quickly as possible.
Business Interruption Cover is taken out to cover your business if you are unable to partially or fully carry out your day-to-day activities and subsequently suffer a loss of revenue caused by damage to your premises or those surrounding you, failure of public utilities, discovery of vermin or pests, specified diseases, food poisoning, murder or suicide.
For more information on Business Interruption Cover, speak to our team today.
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- Top 100 UK independent broker* with Chartered Insurance Broker status
- Free no obligation review and quotation
- Talk to a dedicated insurance expert to guide you through the process
- Bespoke levels of cover tailored to your individual requirements
- Competitive premiums underwritten by the UK's leading insurers
- Dedicated in-house claims team who will deal with any claim on your behalf
- Payment of premium by monthly instalment available (subject to status)
- Free access to online risk management services
* Top 100 Independent Brokers 2013 published by Insurance Age in association with Cornell Consulting
IPT (insurance premium tax) has doubled from 6% to 12% over the last few years, which has forced insurance premiums up in turn for customers and now accounts for £50 on an average policy. Though IPT only directly affects insurers, this is likely to have a knock-on effect to your business insurance policy.