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Specialist small business insurance brokers covering the whole of the UK



As market leaders in providing high quality business and retail insurance policies, Alan & Thomas know what it takes to provide you with a comprehensive business insurance package at an affordable price.

Over the last three decades, we have established effective business relationships with some of the top commercial insurance providers in the UK - meaning we can offer our clients comprehensive insurance they can always rely on. From hospitality and property to agricultural and tradesman, our experienced team can help source the perfect insurance policy for you.

We want to make the complicated world of insurance a bit easier to understand - so please take a moment to read through some of the frequently asked questions we receive here at Business Cover Insurance:

Business Insurance

What is business insurance?

Why should I insure my business?

What are the basic insurances I need to protect my business?

How do I choose the right insurance for my business?

How much will it cost to insure my business?

How often should I review my business insurance?

Do I need to insure my commercial vehicles?

What is a business continuity plan?

I work from home – is my business covered under my home insurance?

How do I make a claim?

Retail Insurance

What is Shop Insurance?

Why is Retail Insurance or Shop Insurance necessary?

Which businesses should invest in Retail Insurance?

What level of cover do I need?

How can my customers check if I’m insured?

Hotel Insurance

What is Hotel Insurance?

Why is Hotel Insurance necessary?

Motor Trade Insurance

Do I need Motor Trade Insurance?

What next?

For an informal discussion and a free quotation for your business insurance, please call us on 01202754900 or complete the quote request form on this page and we will contact you.

About Alan & Thomas

Firmly established as one of the top 100 independent insurance brokers in the UK, we have been providing personalised insurance policies since 1975. Using a network of 37 independent brokers known as Brokerbility, our expert team can offer a local and personal service across the whole of the UK.

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Chartered Insurance Brokers

chartered insurance broker

Having been awarded the highly regarded title of "Chartered Insurance Broker" by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) back in 2007, we are currently the only independent broker in Dorset to have achieved this status.

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Which one is not a colour?

Why choose Alan & Thomas?
  • 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

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