Public liability insurance quotes for Self Employed

Public liability insurance for self-employed made easy. Compare costs, get quotes for self-employed cleaners, carers, hairdressers and other self-employed occupations for the cover you liability cover you need.*

What is public liability insurance for self-employed?*

Public liability insurance for the self-employed protects you from third-party claims of bodily injury or damage to someone else’s property. For example, if you visit a client’s home and accidentally damage their cabinet, public liability insurance may cover the cost of repairing or replacing the cabinet.

  • Bodily injury to another person
  • Damage to some else’s property

Do self employed need public liability insurance?*

If you are self-employed in Australia, you need public liability insurance because if your business activities cause property damage or personal injury to another person you will be liable for the financial damages, legal defence costs and other charges.

Public liability can protect the self-employed from significant claims and damages.

List of self employed professions we provide Public Liability Insurance for*:

  • Carers
  • Cleaners/domestic cleaner
  • Hairdressers/barbers
  • Painter and decorator
  • Carpenters/joiners
  • Construction workers
  • Electricians
  • Labourer
  • Ground worker
  • Gardener
  • Handyman
  • Plumbers
  • Plasterers
  • Roofer
  • Subcontractors
  • Tradesman
  • Bricklayer

How to compare self employed public liability insurance?*

Compare self employed public liability insurance from a range of leading insurers with the help of our liability brokers.

List of insurers we may compare public liability policies for the self-employed^ :

  • QBE
  • Chubb
  • Vero
  • High Street
  • Protect sure
  • AIG
  • CGU
  • Allianz
  • Hollard’s
  • Zurich

^We do not typically compare all the above insurers for the one client, or all products offered by all the insurers. Depending on the self-employed occupation we will typically compare between 0-8 insurers.

How much is self-employed public liability insurance?*

Public liability insurance cost snapshot for the self-employed is below:

Self –employed – office based occupations,
eg. consultants and contractors

Public liability insurance cost start from $380 annually or $35 per month for $5mil cover for office based self employed occupations

Public liability insurance cost median $460 annually or $40 per month for $5mil cover for office based self employed occupations

Self-employed tradies , such as painters starts from around $480 or $45 per month.

$5 million Public Liability Insurance cost for some lower risk self-employed tradies , such as painters starts from around $480* or $45 per month.

$5 million Public Liability Insurance cost for median risk self-employed tradies , such as painters starts from around $550* or $50 per month.

*Important : the above is a guide only ; pricing may vary significantly from the above based on your size, clients, experience and self- employed business activities.

We serve the self-employed all over Australia*

List of states and territories in Australia we can help the self-employed find the insurance cover they need :

  • New South Wales (NSW)
  • Queensland (QLD)
  • Victoria (VIC)
  • Western Australia (WA)
  • South Australia (SA)
  • Tasmania (TAS)
  • ACT and NT

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