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Business Insurance: What do I need? A beginners' guide

Starting your own business can be exciting, thrilling and downright daunting. It doesn’t matter how old or experienced you are; it’s scary.

Uncertainty and doubt are understandable feelings to have as you’re about to launch your new venture. You want to be a success, not just for yourself, but for your family, friends, employers and investors.

At a time when you’re focusing on getting your business up and running, it can be tough to think about something going wrong. However, the sooner you get your business insurance sorted, the more time and effort you can dedicate to your business knowing that if the worst happens, you’re covered.

Very often the reason for business owners not buying insurance in the early days is that they don't understand what they need. But business insurance is probably a lot less complicated than you think.

To help you grasp the main types of cover available and why you might need them, here is a handy beginners’ guide to business insurance.