Welcome to Trade Direct Insurance from Checkatrade Insurance

If you’ve arrived here, you’ve probably clicked through from the Checkatrade website, looking for Checkatrade Public Liability insurance, or Checkatrade van insurance.

Until Monday March 2nd 2015, Trade Direct Services sold and administered a range of insurance products under the trading name Checkatrade Insurance Services. As of Monday 2nd March 2015, we no longer sell new Checkatrade insurance policies, however we do still administer existing Checkatrade policies.

If you have a Checkatrade insurance policy, there’s no need to worry. Your policy will continue as though nothing has changed, and you’re still backed by the same insurer, product and long-standing broker.

We’ve compiled a few handy FAQs.


Q. I have a Checkatrade insurance policy, and I need to make a change. What should I do?

A. Just give us a ring on 01483 521635 and one of our team will update your policy for you, and we’ll issue updated documents, and take care of any additional payment or refund.


Q. I have a Checkatrade insurance policy, and I need to make a claim. What should I do?

A. Firstly, don’t worry! The cover you have remains unchanged. Claims are handled by the insurer behind your policy, but feel free to give us a ring on 01483 521635, and our helpful team will assist in directing your claim.


Q. I have a Checkatrade insurance policy, and my renewal is due. What should I do?

A. We will be issuing your renewal notice as we always have done - a fortnight before it is due to renew. The paperwork will show a Trade Direct logo though your cover, policy number and your insurer will remain unchanged. We are writing to all of our existing policy holders advising of the changes so keep an eye out for a Trade Direct envelope through your letterbox. Any questions you have can be answered by our team on 01483 521635.


Q. I’d like to buy a Checkatrade insurance policy. What should I do?

A. If you’d like Public Liability insurance, or Van insurance, we can sell you the same high quality product – just as though you were buying a Checkatrade insurance branded product. It’s the same product, insurer(s) and service. You can buy online, or ring us on 01483 521635.


Q. Who is Trade Direct Insurance?

A. We’re an independent insurance broker who have been selling and administering Public Liability insurance, plus a range of other insurance products under the trading name Checktrade Insurance Services. The team here sell and administer insurance under a number of trading names, so whether it’s Checkatrade insurance, or Trade Direct Insurance, it’s the same friendly and helpful team.