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Insurance for Tradesmen

Don’t be that guy...
Get Public Liability cover with us and get:
£1k Tools cover with our Classic Public Liability insurance
£400 Personal Accident cover per week with our Plus Public Liability insurance
Terms & Conditions, exclusions apply.

Trade 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
Personal Accident cover up to £600 per week 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

If the worst happens and your wheels take a walloping, it's nice to know that you could be back on the road in a jiffy.

FREE Courtesy vehicle as standard to keep you moving
24/7 Tools cover for your van as an optional extra
£50 cashback if you already have Public Liability insurance with us (terms and conditions apply)

So what are you waiting for? Get a quote and see what you could save.

Tools Insurance

24/7 Standalone Tools Insurance up to £5K, including from locked vehicles.

Insure your tools up to £5,000 without having to buy a Public Liability policy with our sister brand ToolsInsuranceOnline. Includes 24x7 EU wide cover, including theft from locked vehicles.

The policy is from Zurich, and the Trade Direct team look after all the admin. Find Out More.

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.

Join Trade Direct Insurance, and save £hundreds a year with our exclusive offers!

Take advantage of our exclusive deals to save £hundreds a year! We’ve teamed up with a number of major names like Sky and TradePoint to help you save money all through the year. Whether you’re looking to save money on tools and supplies, on a new website for your company, on contactless card payment machines, or on software to help you save hours on your paperwork, we’ve got a discount just for you.

Talking Trade

Talking Trade is our blog - bringing you a wide range of topics, including how to grow your business, make more money, improve your golf swing, and even how to pack the right lunch to get you through the day!

Alongside news and views, we’ve developed a series of plain-talk guides, including marketing, managing your finances and tax affairs. Oh, and we’ve even thrown in a few guides about insurance. Zzzz.

Find out more in Talking Trade