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    My PI is up for renewal, for past few years had it with Gladitor and am paying just under £30 which I don't think is a bad price.

    Just seeing if anyone know's of any better deals, also currently don't have tool insurance but looking into to be honest - my van got stolen last year and it cost me a fair few quid to replace the tools


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  2. Simon F

    Simon F Trusted Plumber GSR

    £30 for how long? if its for the year I'm getting it


    haha per month sorry
  4. Simon F

    Simon F Trusted Plumber GSR

    I paid about £300 for the year as a one off payment, that seems to be about the going rate.
    but then put it up another £100 to have a lad work with me on a part time basis. that is with corgi.

    just to add :- that is 2million cover with £1000 tool cover
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    Cheers, that sounds a very good deal to be honest
  6. jase158

    jase158 Guest

    If you are looking round the only one I know of is Corgi, they strictly insure plumbers I think.


    Thanks mate
  8. anz

    anz Plumber GSR

    +1 to Corgi, cheapest at the moment and gives extras that others don't.


    just pit my details in then and it came up at £50 month !!
  10. Atouchofgas

    Atouchofgas Plumber GSR

    Have a look at insurantz £218 and £2k tool insurance for me (2m pi)
  11. anz

    anz Plumber GSR

    I'd like to recall my previous response.

    I looked at Insurantz as recommended above and they quoted me £192 or £16 per month. Which I thought was very good.

    And on top of that I get £50 cashback on the Insurantz policy bringing it down to £142 or 11.82 per month.

    This is for a £2,000,000 policy with £1,000 tools.

    Corgi quoted a best price of around £256.
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  12. Atouchofgas

    Atouchofgas Plumber GSR

    Anz glad you got a good price. ( I only take 10% commission lol ) Insurantz kept the premium the same for me this year as last yearso you might find they do them same for you
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  13. anz

    anz Plumber GSR

    LOL, Yeah they say that the price is guaranteed for at least 2 years. So its all good.
  14. mountainman

    mountainman Plumber GSR

    I'm With Corgi, a good deal I think.
  15. gasmark2

    gasmark2 Guest

    Corgi look good, lots of stuff that others dont cover!
  16. REDSAW

    REDSAW Guest

    you must be joking!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    mine came out at £600---twice as much as my renewal and i aint even completed the detail, sod that.
  17. anz

    anz Plumber GSR

    No, I'm not. I'm just waiting for my cashback to be confirmed now.

    I will say that after reading the policies, I felt that the Corgi one was better overall. I thought it was more tailored to this trade, and might have covered more. If it were only £50 difference I would have gone with Corgi. I didn't want to pay 80% more though.
  18. bonzo1974

    bonzo1974 Guest

    Might be a bit late for the above conversation, but I got mine through Tradesman Saver underwritten by Henry Seymour. £2m public liability and £2500 tools inc unattended vehicle cover, £100,000 free legal assistance, £10,000 of financial loss cover, £5000 business contents cover all for £127.58.
    Admittedly the excess for third party damage to property is £500, but hopefully I'd only need it if I'd made a proper sized booboo and would need to claim more than £500 anyway.
    My father-in-law is an ex MD of an insurance firm so I got him to look over the policy documentation and it's all kosher. Not sure how they can do it when everyone else is around the £400 mark and upwards, but hey, who cares!!
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  19. PatchettPlumbing

    PatchettPlumbing Guest

    I'm with Direct Line for mine, seem pretty reasonable.
  20. leelister6

    leelister6 Plumber GSR

    Just had a quote from Tradesman saver... £95 for year. 2 million P/L plus £1500 tool cover!! Can this be right?
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  21. northstar

    northstar Plumber

    did you take the policy ?
  22. leelister6

    leelister6 Plumber GSR

    No. paid £106 cos i went for £2k tools cover instead
  23. Keefy

    Keefy Plumber

    I'm presuming there's a huge excess on this?
  24. leelister6

    leelister6 Plumber GSR

    If you go on the site you can see the policy docs.
  25. northstar

    northstar Plumber

    i have got a quote from tradesman saver £1m cover £82.00 Third Party Property Damage Excess £500
    Use of Heat Excess £500
    Damage to Underground Services Excess £1000
    Financial Loss Excess £2,500 or the first 10% (whichever is the greater)
    [FONT=Arial,Arial][FONT=Arial,Arial]Cover Indemnity Limit
    [FONT=Arial,Arial][FONT=Arial,Arial][/FONT][/FONT]Public / Products Liability £1,000,000
    Do you use heat?
    [FONT=Arial,Arial][FONT=Arial,Arial]Yes [/FONT][/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial,Arial][FONT=Arial,Arial][/FONT][/FONT][FONT=Arial,Arial][FONT=Arial,Arial][/FONT][/FONT]Employers Liability
    [FONT=Arial,Arial][FONT=Arial,Arial]Not Insured [/FONT][/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial,Arial][FONT=Arial,Arial][/FONT][/FONT][FONT=Arial,Arial][FONT=Arial,Arial][/FONT][/FONT]Number of principals/partners 1
    Do you have temporary employees? No
    Do you use power driven woodworking machinery? No
    Working Partners Extension
    [FONT=Arial,Arial][FONT=Arial,Arial]Not Operative [/FONT][/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial,Arial][FONT=Arial,Arial][/FONT][/FONT][FONT=Arial,Arial][FONT=Arial,Arial][/FONT][/FONT]Financial Loss £10,000
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  26. Simon F

    Simon F Trusted Plumber GSR

    certainly be giving them a try next time, massive saving!!??..:deal:
  27. Barry98

    Barry98 Guest

    mines due next month so i might be giving them a try too
  28. nicro3

    nicro3 Plumber

    Mines due on the 19th of this month 362.00 with my existing. 125.00 Tradesman saver no brainer. Spoke to them sounds kosher--------nice. Will do some more research though
  29. gavinwilson

    gavinwilson Plumber

    Reminds me I haven't received my policy from these yet took it out about 2 week ago

    sent from my annoying box
  30. leelister6

    leelister6 Plumber GSR

    They send it in a pdf file via email
  31. northstar

    northstar Plumber

    sounds like something you would get off the back of a cornflakes box
  32. leelister6

    leelister6 Plumber GSR

    Most insurers do it that way now. Get with the times grandad
  33. gavinwilson

    gavinwilson Plumber

    cheers, it was on an email they sent i missed it
  34. RoryD

    RoryD Plumber GSR

    Thanks for putting that info on mate OI'm following this up
  35. northstar

    northstar Plumber

    what quote did you get ?
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