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Please note our changed opening hours over the Christmas period.
24th December - 8am - 1pm | 25th December to 28th December - Closed | 29th December and 30th December – Open 8am – 6pm | 31st December - 8am – 1pm | 1st January to 3rd January – Closed
Best wishes for a fantastic Christmas and merry New Year.

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Public Liability Insurance

High quality combined liability insurance designed to suit your business needs. Join over 40,000 trade and construction customers who choose to protect their business with us.

Public liability cover of up to £5m available
Professional Indemnity cover up to £50k available
£10M of Employers’ Liability available with FREE temporary staff cover

Customer Feedback

We know that getting a good deal with great service is what you expect – whether it’s buying materials, having a meal, or buying your Public Liability insurance.

We’re confident that the service we offer is market leading, so every time a customer buys a policy from us, independent company Feefo send out a customer feedback email.

Want to see what our customers think of us? Click on the Feefo logo, or visit our Customer Feedback page.

Van Insurance

We search a panel of leading van insurers to bring you the best deal we can on small, medium and large vans

Up to 70% No Claim Discount, and protected NCD available
Windscreen repair or replacement cover available
Courtesy vehicle available to keep you moving after an accident

Tradesmen - Built for love!

Valentine’s day - a centuries old tradition of love, and more recently about exchanging cards and flowers, candle-lit meals and possibly some romance – but only if you’ve emptied the dishwasher! But, we asked ourselves, how romantic are the nation’s tradespeople? We navigate the highs and lows of the love-lives of the UK’s tradesmen.

Read on, to find out whether our tradesmen are cuddly bears, or old grizzlies. Read the whole story.

Welcome to Trade Direct

At Trade Direct we’ve been insuring tradesmen and construction workers for over 30 years, and understand the demands of running a trade business – whether you’re a sole trader, or have employees. We want to help protect your business and help you succeed by offering quality Public Liability policies at great prices and all with an easy buying experience, whether this is online, or via our telephone service.

We aim to make getting insurance as easy as possible by offering great service and support, when getting a Public Liability insurance quote, buying your tradesmans' insurance policy, and throughout your cover. We’re proud that over 40,000 customers have chosen Trade Direct for their tradesmans’ insurance, and continually strive to maintain the high standards of service which we feel they deserve. In fact, we’re so confident of our service, that we ask every new customer to review and rate their experience of dealing with us.