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Hairdressers and Barbers Insurance

Hairdressers and Barbers Insurance can cover many risks that businesses may face. Jensten Insurance Brokers can advise on and arrange cover to help mitigate those risks.

What is Hairdressers and Barbers Insurance?

Haircuts and styles are your works of art. Whether it is a simple trim, a colour or specialised treatment, your clients expect to leave looking and feeling great. You build great relationships with them, but if something goes wrong it can be more than just your reputation that you lose. Having the right insurance in place means that you can protect your business, clients and employees in case anything goes wrong.

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What does Hairdressers and Barbers Insurance cover?

Cover can include:

Business Contents

Including your stock, computers, phones, and other business equipment.

Business Interruption Insurance

When damage or unforeseen events do occur the financial strain on your business can be significant. Damages caused by fire, flood and even accidental incidents can prove a basis for cover under business interruption insurance, our experts will work with you to understand the most likely risks and provide adequate coverage.

Employers’ Liability Insurance (EL insurance)

EL – is a legal requirement if you have any staff, full-time, part-time or contracted. EL insurance protects employers’ from compensation claims from their employees should a claim be made against them for loss or injury at work. Your policy must have a minimum of £5m cover, with £10m being the industry standard.

Goods in Transit Insurance

Goods in transit (GIT) insurance offers protection if you or your customer’s property or goods are lost, damaged or stolen while they’re being moved from one place to another. For example, when they’re being transported from a factory or workshop to a retail outlet, business premises or private property.

Loss of Income

In the event you are unable to run your business because of an event outside of your control such as a fire, this policy will cover your loss of income, making sure you are not left out of pocket.


Your policy can provide you with the cover for the theft of any business or personal money from your premises, and it also extends family members who permanently live with you at the property.

Product Liability Insurance

If products you use or recommend cause damage or harm, you can face claims for compensation. Product liability insurance will cover any pay-outs should a claim prove successful.

Public Liability Insurance

Public liability insurance protects you if a member of the public suffers an injury or if any of their property is damaged because of your business. It can cover legal costs and any compensation claims, if your business is found to be at fault.

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What policies do Hairdressers and Barbers typically require?

Policies include Public, Products, Treatment and Advice Liability, which is especially important in your business because you are working directly with and on clients, making accidents more likely. This insurance provides financial protection in the event that someone takes legal action against you for damage or injury as a result of your service or the products that you use and sell.

They also include Employers’ Liability which you are legally obliged to take out if you have any staff. This insurance protects your employees if they suffer an injury or loss as a result of your business.

Cover can also include:

  • Property damage
  • Contents/Fixtures fittings/Tenants improvements
  • Stock
  • Electronic treatment & tanning machines (excluding Accidental Damage to these)
  • Business interruption
  • Loss of rent payable
  • Glass
  • Money
  • Goods in transit
  • All risks away from premises
  • Treatment

For some tailored insurance help, please contact the Jensten Motor Trade team today or call them on 0208 298 2100.

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Hairdressers and Barbers Insurance

It’s important for you to get the right Hairdressers and Barbers Insurance.  To help you do that, here are our Hairdressers and Barbers Insurance frequently asked questions.  We hope they are of use, but if you’d like some independent advice, please call us on 0148 071 0396, and the team will be happy to help.

Getting a quote is easy.  You can call us on 0148 071 0396, and the team will be happy to help you find the protection you need.  We work with a panel of different insurance companies and can help find the appropriate cover to suit your individual needs.

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