Tent & Marquee Hirer Insurance

Tent & Marquee Hirer Insurance

Tent & marquee hirer insurance with public liability cover

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Whether you’re working at a festival or a village fête, public liability cover is essential for tent & marquee hirers at all events. Without it, you won’t be protected if an accident at work damages property, or injures a client or member of the public. For example, a mistake during assembly could cause the marquee to collapse in poor weather conditions, hurting anyone underneath. Or, while carrying a metal bar to begin construction, it’s possible you could hit or scratch vehicles or any other possessions in the vicinity. In these instances, the victims could attempt to claim compensation from your business, regardless of whether or not it was your fault. However, as public liability insurance protects you against damage and injuries, there’s no need to worry if the worst happens. With Tradesman Saver, you’ll never have to pay the high costs brought against you.

To ensure you receive the best possible cover for the most affordable price, you’ll find everything you may possibly need in your policy, including: 

 

  • Public & Products Liability up to £5 million
  • Employers Liability at £10 million
  • Contractors All Risks Insurance which provides cover for 
    • Contract Works
    • Owned Plant
    • Hired-in Plant
    • Employees’ Tools
  • Essential Legal Expenses at £100,000
Tent & Marquee Hirer Insurance

What is tent & marquee insurance?

Tents & marquees are the focal point of all outdoor events, from weddings and parties, to exhibitions, fêtes, and festivals, just to name a few. And though it’s easy to become caught up in the jovial atmosphere, it’s important to be aware of the potential dangers. Accidents could always happen, especially when alcohol is being served, and a slip, trip or spillage could do irreparable damage to your materials and equipment. What’s more, you could also cause harm to others. Something as minor as an uneven floorboard, for example, could lead to a guest experiencing a nasty fall, prompting them to take legal action against your business. Taking out tent & marquee insurance before your next event means you’ll always be protected from the unexpected, as your policy ensures you’ll never have to pay for costly workplace damages.

Why do you need tent & marquee insurance?

The hazards are high whenever you erect a tent or marquee at an event. Not only is the structure itself potentially dangerous if assembled incorrectly, but you will also need to consider elements like flooring and sound systems, which would be very expensive to replace if damaged. This is why most insurance providers refuse to offer you cover, considering your profession not to be worth the risk. However, tent & marquee hirer’s insurance from Tradesman Saver guarantees that you’ll have all the cover required to keep your business safe. Unlike standard insurance packages, our dedicated policy has been made with tent & marquee hirers in mind, and has your back in the face of all the unexpected accidents you could face.

Tent & Marquee Hirer Insurance

How our tent & marquee hirer insurance works

How much is tent & marquee hirer insurance?

You will need to provide us with supplementary information regarding your business when you apply for a quote with Tradesman Saver, which we use to determine the final cost of your policy. Before giving clients a final cost, we consider include the size of their business, frequency of work, number of employees, and the combination of covers they require.

Is tent & marquee hirer insurance a legal requirement?

Certain elements of your tent & marquee hirer insurance policy may be required by law depending on your business. For instance, employer’s liability insurance is compulsory for organisations that employ a team of staff. Other covers, such as public liability, are not legally required, but sensible to have nonetheless. Taking precautions with a suitably comprehensive insurance policy could save you a great deal of money in compensation payments and legal fees you’d otherwise have to pay.

How long does tent & marquee hirer insurance last?

Tent & marquee hirer insurance is typically valid for a year, and you can then renew the policy on an annual basis. It’s vital you keep your insurance documentation safe as you will need it if anybody makes a claim against your business. Please note you will only be covered for the period outlined by the start and end dates on your policy.

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*This indicative price is for £1m public and products liability, £250,000 legal expenses, £10,000 financial loss and £10,000 accidental death insurance cover for a sole trader. The price includes insurance premium tax and our admin charge. 22% of new customers paid less than £59 between 1st January 2019 and 31st August 2019. The actual price you pay will depend upon your specific business requirements and will be affected by your trade, your claims history and the optional covers you select which are all priced separately during the quote process. This website is intended for customers based in the UK and is therefore subject to the UK regulatory regime(s) © Copyright 2020 Tradesman Saver | Tradesman Saver and Henry Seymour & Co. are trading names of Barkdene Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN 303965) for our insurance distribution and credit broking activities. Barkdene Limited is a credit broker not a lender. You can check this on the Financial Services register https://register.fca.org.uk/.
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