Freelance Writer Insurance | Authors Liability Insurance
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Writesure, specialist insurance protection for freelance authors and writers

We have the expertise to meet your insurance requirements as a freelance author or writer.

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Writing Professionals Insurance Product

The Writesure insurance policy is a comprehensive product available for writers, Authors, Journalists and broadcasters:

Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance with Writesure

Who is Writesure designed for?

Writesure has been specifically designed to provide comprehensive protection for writing & broadcasting professionals including authors, journalists, reporters, technical writers, script writers and copywriters. The cover can be tailored to meet your individual needs with the flexibility to include or exclude additional coverage options such as marketing media insurance or IT insurance. Cover can apply to the work that you undertake as an individual and also your part in a joint project.

If you are a member of the NUJSOA, and Guild of Motoring writers you can benefit from preferential rates.

What cover is provided by Writesure?

The policy offers a wide range of covers, including as standard protection for Libel and Slander, Infringement of Copyright, Breach of Confidentiality, Negligence, Breach of Privacy, and Liability to the Public, as well as network security issues and transmission virus and cover for documents which are accidentally lost or damaged. Cover can be extended to include business equipment, business interruption losses, your liability to employees and notification costs following a data breach or cyber-attack.

What types of work does Writesure cover?

Cover applies in whatever medium your material is published or broadcast, including books, local and national newspapers, magazines, specialist journals, private publications, websites, TV, radio, video and film. Subject to EU Law, you are insured wherever in the world your work is published or distributed. Cover can be extended to include claims brought outside the EU, including USA/Canada, where you actively undertake or target work in those countries.

“Our priority is always the client. That’s why we aim to provide you with first class service at all times. Our experienced team offer vast amounts of knowledge and a proactive approach to service. We will take the time to get to know your business as if it were our own.”

Martin Swann

Martin Swann

Managing Director, Financial & Professional Risks Division

Why use Jensten


Dedicated Freelance Authors insurance scheme


By the NUJ, SOA and Guild of Motoring


Insurance to the needs of your business

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