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  • Professional Indemnity Insurance

    Do you have the right level of PI cover? Available today from £98 per year*

    Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • Tradesman & Contractors Insurance

    Do you work at height, depth or with heat? Competitive tradesman contractors business insurance

    Tradesman & Contractors Insurance
  • Landlords Insurance

    Commercial and residential landlord insurance available for all property & tenant types

    Landlords Insurance
  • Retail Shop Insurance

    Retail insurance, shop insurance can protect you against any potential risks. Bespoke business insurance packages

    Retail Shop Insurance
  • Restaurants, Bars, Pubs & B&B Hotels Insurance

    Exclusive deals through our UK insurers for your restaurant insurance, bar insurance, pub insurance or B&B hotel insurance.

    Restaurants, Bars, Pubs & B&B Hotels Insurance
  • Hair & Beauty Insurance

    Salon and mobile beauty insurance available for many types of beauty therapists, nail technicians and hairdressers

    Hair & Beauty Insurance
  • Office Insurance

    Insure your office or business premises against loss, damage and theft. Custom business insurance to protect your business

    Office Insurance
  • Internet Traders Insurance

    Public Liability and online trading business insurance available for ebay shops, online shops and many more

    Internet Traders Insurance
  • Professionals Insurance

    Comprehensive business professionals insurance including public liability, products liability and professional indemnity insurance

    Professionals Insurance
  • Directors & Officers Insurance

    Unique directors and officers business insurance, comprehensive directors indemnity insurance, exclusive UK insurers

    Directors & Officers Insurance
  • Teachers & Tutors Insurance

    Teachers & Tutors insurance including dancing teachers insurance, music teachers insurance for home & location learning

    Teachers & Tutors Insurance
  • Surgery & Clinics Insurance

    Doctors surgery insurance, dental surgery insurance & vets surgery insurance available plus many more. Tailored business insurance

    Surgery & Clinics Insurance

About The Business Octopus

We are specialists in comparing and arranging comprehensive business insurance at competitive prices. The Business Octopus will endeavour to insure businesses of all trades and sizes and can include professional indemnity, public liability and employer’s liability, as well as a variety of trade specific additions.

Our team of business insurance specialists will look for the best price we can for your business insurance. We aim to keep your business fully protected should the worst happen, and by comparing quotes, we will give you the best options available. Our quotes will keep your costs down, but your cover with The Business Octopus will be comprehensive and tailored to the insurance cover you need to protect your business.

Our insurance specialists will get to know you and your business and we will discuss the variety of policies available on the market today. We will search our panel of carefully selected leading UK insurers. Our insurance specialists also have access to specialised underwriters, should your business be different from the norm. You need to have a clear understanding of your business insurance policy and it is an important document. We aim to explain your policy in as much detail as possible and we will give you a direct number for you to call should you have any question afterwards.

For a bespoke business insurance quote you can contact our specialists via telephone or get an online business insurance quote using our online quote tool. If you are disappointed with the price contact us via the callback form and we will see if we can help further.

Our company values are to provide excellent service to our customers we are committed to making The Business Octopus a leading provider of business insurance. See our About Us and Careers section for more about our company and our News & Views section for regular updates.

How can we help you?

The Business Octopus can save you time and money, as we will liaise with the some of the UK’s top insurers to find bespoke business insurance cover that will suit your business risks. We will ensure your business is protected should the worst ever happen, and by comparing quotes, we will give you the best options available.

You can protect your business by covering your premises and equipment with building and contents cover, as well as ensuring protection from other potential risks with effective public liability and employer’s liability insurance as part of your business insurance policy. Our employer’s liability and public liability insurance quotes take into account the requirements of your specific business, ensuring you just pay for what you need.

With a tailored company insurance policy, we can add or remove optional extras such as legal expenses, cover for money or stock and much more. Combined with the various levels of liability cover and indemnity cover, we can customise your business insurance quote to match your needs.

We can provide immediate cover*, so that you are protected as soon as possible and we can also provide same day email documentation*, should you need proof of your insurance.

You will be given a contact number for any questions you may have, and our customer services department is available Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5:30pm on 0161 968 2041. Out of office hours please do leave a message and we will return all calls the next available working day.

Should your business undergo changes during the course of the year, simply contact our customer services team us to let us know. We will amend your business insurance as required whether this is adding employees, reducing contents cover, or adding a new property to your portfolio. Making changes to your business insurance is simple and it is important to keep your insurance cover up to date to ensure your policy remains valid.

No matter what type of business you are, The Business Octopus will endeavour to find a business insurance policy that suits you and your business needs. Whether your business is a shop, pub, restaurant or internet business working from home, contact us for a competitively priced quote on 0161 968 2041.

Common Risks

Many trades and businesses present their own unique risks so a standard business insurance policy may not cover the essential areas that matter most to your business. Within our website, you can browse many types of insurances. Some of our most popular business insurance policies include:

shop insurance, restaurant insurance, coffee shop insurance, landlord insurance
tradesman insurance with cover for working at height, depth or heat
professional indemnity, public liability or employers liability insurance

Tailor your office insurance or landlord insurance to cover costly expenses of replacing furniture and decorating should the worst happen. Risks can be included within your business policy to make sure that, you are not out of pocket and that your business continues to trade smoothly.

Make sure you are covered for any mistakes

The Business Octopus covers a wide range of issues, if you, as a business owner, or even staff you employ make mistakes in advice given, you could find yourself in court. This could result in having to pay large awards to the aggrieved parties. Professional indemnity insurance, business professional insurance and directors and officers insurance may not only protect you against these costs but also any other expenses that can be placed against you, including legal fees.

Replacing furniture and decorating can become a costly expense that the business owner should not have to pay for, with an office insurance or landlord insurance policy tailored accordingly, these risks can be included in your policy to make sure you are not left out of pocket and that your business is back on its feet as soon as possible, should the worst happen.

The Business Octopus, the business insurance experts. Call us today for a comprehensive and tailored quotation for your business.

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