Home worker insurance you can trust
Home worker insurance
The advances in technology over recent years means that increasingly people are setting up a business and/or working from home. From your computer, iPad or mobile phone you are in touch with the whole world at the press of a button.
More people want to remove the need to commute every day and if they have the ability to apply themselves to their work without interruption then working from home is an ideal resolution to running a business without many of the overheads.
80% of houses in the UK are underinsured. The building sum insured should cover the full cost of rebuilding the property and this may have little relationship to the market value of the property.
As far as insurers are concerned it is the client’s responsibility to decide the sum insured for a property and if that does not represent the full rebuilding costs, in the event of a claim, a partial loss may not be paid in full.
It is important to point out that in the event of a full loss the limit of insurer’s liability is the sum insured. However as, currently, some insurers offer blanket cover up to one million pound, this does not mean that in the event of a loss the insurer will pay out that amount. The other aspect of this is that in the search for ‘best cover’ at ‘best price’ if changing insurers you need to know what the rebuild cost of your house would be as your next insurer may not offer blanket cover.