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As a dryliner, you work at client’s homes or businesses, or on constructions sites. Each of which exposes you to members of the public. As a result you could become a liability to them, which is why you could benefit from our tradesman insurance.Start your quote
Our tradesman insurance for dryliners is a range of different policies – led by public liability insurance – that offers protection for you and your business from compensation claims due to accidents and injury to members of the public, or due to accidental damage to property. The range of policies we offer can also provide cover for your tools and equipment, office contents, accidents and illness, and even tax investigations.
Dryliners create walls and rooms in homes and offices, using plasterboard to hide wires and pipes, whilst making space for insulation and smoothing out uneven surfaces. Dryliners can also fit suspended ceilings, raised floors, and even install soundproofing.
Typically, the role involves measuring, cutting and fixing plasterboard, and finishing by sealing over joints between boards to smooth the edges.
Examples of why dryliners could need insurance include:
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Protects against claims of alleged negligence in your professional services, advice and designs.
Protects against claims of injury to third-parties or damage to a third-party's property.
A legal requirement for anyone employing staff. Protects your business in-case an employee is injured at work.
Cover for contract disputes, tax investigations, court attendance, debt recovery, and more.
Cover for work injuries, illnesses caused by work and compensation awards.
Protection for losses from, fraud, dishonesty, theft, bribery, forgery, and loss investigations.
Covers your business in the event of a malicious attack on your computer systems and data.
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At Caunce O’Hara we offer the opportunity to tailor your insurance to meet your needs, including:
Alleged responsibility for an accident to the member of the public – If someone has an accident that you are alleged to have caused, such as someone trips over debris you have left on a pavement outside a premises, you could be held responsible and face a compensation claim. Public liability insurance can help.
Personal injury – Working with cutting tools, adhesives, and nail guns can pose a health and accident risk. Personal accident insurance offers cover for your loss of earning.
Theft or damage to your tools and trade materials – Your essential tools, equipment or materials are stolen from your work van. Tools insurance can help.
Negligent work – You install dry lining that is deemed unfit for purpose by the main contractor. They make a claim against you for the cost of correcting the work. Professional indemnity insurance will cover the cost of the claim.
Caunce O’Hara are experts for tradesman insurance. These are just a few of the reasons to choose us for your cover:
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Complete our simple online quote form and get a quote in as little as 90 seconds.
Our pricing is fully transparent, meaning you won’t be charged any hidden or unnecessary fees.
Platinum rated customer service
Customer service has always been at the top of Caunce O’Hara’s priorities, which is reflected in our positive Feefo feedback.
Over 25 years’ experience
We have been offering business insurance to self-employed professionals since 1995. As a result we understand the needs of self-employed business owners and contractors, which enables us to provide the cover you need.
The cost of an annual premium varies depending on your type of cover and the level of cover you need. Our public liability insurance for drylining installers starts from £56.54 for £1million of annual cover, which we think represents real value for money.
* Price quoted is inclusive of Insurance Premium Tax at the current rate, and based on a drylining installer with 1 employee, 5+ years trading and no claims in the last 3 years.
As well as public liability insurance, we offer a range of insurance covers for your individual circumstances, including:
The excess is the amount you pay towards a claim you make on your insurance policy. For example, if you make a claim for £1,000 for stolen tools and your excess is £200, then your payout will be £800.
|Insurance policy||Lowest excess||Highest excess|
|Public liability insurance||£250||£250|
|Employers’ liability insurance||£0||£0|
|Tools & trade materials cover (can only be purchased with the public liability policy)||£250||£250|
|Personal accident insurance||£0||£0|
|Professional indemnity insurance||£250||£500|
Please note the figures shown are for illustrative purposes only and any excess applied to your quote may differ, or affect the price.
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Our understanding of the freelance sector and the challenges you face daily, enables us to tailor our insurance products to meet your needs. Contact us to talk about your insurance requirements and to better understand the insurance we offer.Get in touch