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  1. R

    Public Liability Insurance

    I’m looking at getting my Public Liability sorted, whilst I wait to get a Mates job. Can anyone recommend a company please?
  2. W

    insurance public liability temp

    hello im a final year apprentice doing my portfolio.i do electrics for the council.I know a electrician who's doing alot of commercial work and my company has allowed me to go with him for the next few weeks as i asked for my portfolio.All i need is to be insured when i looked around its only...
  3. N

    Employers Liability - Advice needed

    Hello there I have recently set up my company and have a project to work on and will be advertising and looking to create more work. Employers liability is something I think I will need eventually however currently for the first 3-4 months it will just be myself working in the business and some...
  4. C

    Public liability insurance stories

    Hello chaps I am renewing my insurance and would like to know of any stories which ended well with regards to any claims... if so can tell me your insurer. touch wood none so far on my front but there will be a day, i am skeptical as £60 notes for 2 million i find very hard to believe if things...
  5. N

    insurance tax increase prompting money grab by money grabbing insurers

    yeah so the liability insurance went up, not by much, but i didnt expect it to go up at all given that i never claimed etc. My insurance only cover public liability and it also cover legal fee up to 100k. its £159 year Where do you get your insurance? and how much should insurance cost? Im...
  6. S

    What's needed for self certification

    hi guys hope some one on here can help me out in looking to be able to self certify my foreigners. I have my 2330 Nvq lvl3 17th edition 3rd amendment Is there anything else I need? Do I need to be registered with the nic? Do I need liability insurance? Been looking round on google but the...
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    Tax rebate on tools and testing equipment

    I've just got into the self employed/self assessment loop. I don't know which way is up after reading so much bumph. HMRC site just takes you round in circles. Any pointers would be greatly appreciated. I shall be using Cash basis tax format. So does anyone know :- what I can claim for, how much...
  8. L

    Public and Employee liability insurance and running a business from home. Help!

    Alright People, So I've been working for an installation company for the last 5 years and I've decided to go out on my own. I need some help setting up. I'm wondering who you guys use for your public and employee liability insurance, what extra cover you might have found appropriate and how...
  9. S

    Insurances

    hey all, looking at getting some extra work in, therefore joining a cps. what insurances do i need? im looking at doing EICR's as well as installation. I have no idea what i am looking for. Regards.
  10. T

    check a trade is it worth it

    check a trade is it worth it? is it waste of 500 quid, do u have to bid on jobs or as you listed you get them, asgot person coming round next thursday to pressure sale to get us to join
  11. E

    Insurance...

    It's the dreaded time of year again for me :( Anyone got any suggestions for cover level or a recommended broker?
  12. Poult12

    Insurance

    Has anyone got their own Life insurance and any other insurance that an electrician should be looking into?
  13. J

    Do I need to be ECA/NIC approved contractor to do work?

    Hi all, Wondered if anyone could possibly guide me on the right track. Ok, been in the trade for over 5 years now, got levels 2, 3, 2391, regs My own business is registered with Elecsa as domestic is my main work load. My old employer carried out work mainly on commercial and some...
  14. C

    Indemnity insurance

    Hi all I'm setting up on my own on the side of my current employment. I understand that public liability insurance is a must, but what about indemnity insurance? Is this a must or just wise to have? What does it actually cover you for? If anybody could give me any advice on this would be...
  15. N6rul

    liabilty insurance

    Hello, I want some advice regarding liability insurance. I went to NICEIC to register and they told me ill need insurance and they can sort it out. I stopped and thougbt ill get some advice if I may get it elsewhere cheaper. Please advise. Thanks.
  16. R

    cheapest and best company to go with for public liabialty insurance

    hi just starting off on my own and i need to get public liabilaty insurance just want some advise in whats the best and cheapest company to go with many thanks
  17. S

    Public Liability Insurance

    Hi quite new to forum just wondered if anyone out there knows where i can get decent public liability insurance ( £2 mill + ) at a comprehensive price, many thanks
  18. P

    Elecsa public liability dilio!

    Hi everyone I was thinking of joining either elecsa or napit .... £372 and £472 first annual fee then roughly the same every year afterwards.but what is strange is the public liability thing with napit it roughly cost £175 per year where as with elecsa they say that all you have to do is sign...
  19. L

    insurance

    Can anyone advise me i need to know what liability cover i need does liability cover me for designing installations like wiring methods etc Also do i need pro indem insurance for EICR's and how much do in need it for if doing domestic/commercial ? Thanks
  20. M

    New player in the Business Insurance Market

    I thought this would be of interest to all who are renewing their insurance in the next couple of months: The Post Office says it will guarantee to beat business insurance renewal quotes for self-employed electricians. The business insurance policy, which can be accessed from any one of over...
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