Content Writer/Copywriter Insurance

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Our business insurance offers protection for content writers in case of a claim of negligence in your work or defamation of someone’s character.

As a content writer and copywriter you’ll be tasked with writing content that covers anything from technical product information to a magazine style blog.

You’ll need to ensure your research and sources is sound, otherwise you may get some facts incorrect which could potentially lead to issues after publication.

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What is content writer and copywriter Insurance?

Professional Indemnity insurance offers essential business protection for you as content writers and for your clients, and will cover you if a client is unhappy with your work and decides to make a claim against you for a financial loss alleged to have been caused by your work.

Business insurance is a key investment for all creatives, allowing you to concentrate on your work with the peace of mind that you’re covered. Comprehensive insurance can help you gain an edge over your competitors and even help you win new business, simply because potential clients know that both you and they will be covered and because carrying business insurance is a sign of your professionalism.

Why do content writers need insurance?

Your role as a freelance content writer requires you to research many different subject from different sectors, which can, if you’re not careful, lead to contradictions in the information that you find and then misinformation in the content that you write.

Unfortunately, this can mean that you miss your clients’ objectives or deadlines, but incorrect content can also result in legal action if a reader contests your written article and raises a complaint.

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Frequently Asked Questions

As a copywriter you will be an integral part of your clients’ marketing efforts. How you write, the detail you convey, and the clients’ tone of voice, can make or break a marketing campaign.

Getting it wrong can result in extra costs and a potentially unhappy client. Even if your copywriting met the brief, your client may still blame you for any poor sales figures, because professionals who work in a marketing role are employed to help facilitate business growth.

A couple of examples could include:

Negligence

You write a range of technical specification sheets for a small manufacturing clients’ products, which are printed and distributed with the products, but you accidentally omit a valuable piece of information. Typically, an in-house compliance process would pick this mistake up before sign-off, but your client is short of resources and there is no compliance sign-off process. As a result the printed sheets must be redesigned and reprinted and the client pursues a claim against you to recover the extra costs as a result.

Professional Indemnity insurance would respond to provide cover for your legal costs in this instance.

With our online quote and buy system you can see a quote for your business insurance in a matter of minutes. Professional indemnity insurance can start from as little as £98.00 per annum.

Example quote: a freelance copywriter with an annual turnover of up to £50,000 per annum, with a £500,000 indemnity limit in any one claim, would pay as little as £192.00 per annum for professional indemnity insurance, which we think is great value considering the cover and peace of mind that you benefit from (Figure correct as of 22.11.2021).

Apart from Professional Indemnity insurance, freelance content marketers will be expected to carry Public Liability insurance if they work from their clients’ premises or if they meet members of the public.

As a freelance limited company owner a claim can also be made against you personally with unlimited personal liability. Directors and Officers insurance will offer protection for you in this instance, which is offered as part of our Business Combined Liabilities insurance.

Legal Expenses insurance will provide cover for costs incurred from a legal occurrence that your indemnity and liability insurance does not cover, such as the costs incurred from an IR35 tax investigation.

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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.

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