Furniture shops typically have high-value stock, a team of employees and hopefully a high footfall of customers. Because of this it is advisable to consider getting insurance for your furniture shop and in some cases, for example employer’s liability, it is most likely a legal requirement.
Every furniture shop owner will have differing needs when it comes to their insurance, so it is often best to speak to an insurance specialist who can guide you through typical types of cover as well as the less common covers that may be applicable to your particular situation.
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What Type Of Furniture Shop Insurance Might I Need?
The easiest way to create the right policy for your shop is to complete the quote form and discuss your individual requirements with a specialist insurance provider. However, below are two areas that may form part of the insurance policy for your furniture shop.
Stock Insurance: Given the relatively high value of stock in a furniture shop, you may want to have your stock insured against theft and damage. This can be included in your contents insurance, so make sure you discuss this with the insurance provider. It is important to note that a claim will cover the cost price of replacing your stock and not the recommended retail price.
Employer’s Liability Insurance: If your furniture store has employees then you will almost definitely be legally required to have employer’s liability insurance in place to potentially cover your business against court costs and/or compensation arising from an employee illness or injury as a result of their work for you. Not having employer’s liability insurance could mean a fine of up to £2,500 for each day without it.