Babysitter Insurance

Please go to the Insurance Dashboard to opt-in to the babysitter insurance scheme or manage your cover.

Free Babysitter Public Liability Insurance

Childcare.co.uk offer £10,000,000 of free Public Liability insurance, underwritten by Markel International Insurance Company Limited, to all qualifying Babysitters that are gold members and who have opted-in to our scheme.

Free Babysitter Legal Expenses Cover

Members of our insurance scheme receive free Legal Expenses Cover and access to a 24 hour Legal Helpline.

Babysitters only benefit from Criminal defence, Childcare proceedings, tax protection and contract cover aspects of the Legal Expenses Cover plus access to the legal helpline.

The Legal Expenses Cover policy is underwritten by Markel International Insurance Company Limited and is managed and administered by Markel International Insurance Company Limited.

Free Access to Law Hub worth over £200

Law Hub gives access to over 1000 free sample legal contracts, letters, templates and legal guides created by a team of expert solicitors.

Satisfies EYFS and Ofsted Requirements

The Public Liability cover provided for Babysitters meets the requirements of Ofsted and the EYFS statutory framework.

Full Policy Wording

For full details on the cover available, read the full policy wording.

Claims Case Studies

You can read some case studies on the outcome of real claims that have been made under the Childcare.co.uk insurance scheme. Does your insurance company provide the level of cover and service you deserve?

Any Questions?

We've produced a list of the most frequently asked questions about the public liability insurance on offer.

If you have any queries about the insurance cover please contact Childcare.co.uk in the first instance via our website. We respond to all enquiries the same day.

Do not contact the insurance underwriters directly unless you have a claim or wish to access the legal helpline.

Additional Terms & Conditions for Babysitters

• To qualify for the insurance you must have have a clean enhanced DBS check.
• You must have had and are able to evidence appropriate training in health and safety, safeguarding and first aid
• Babysitters benefit from £10m public liability cover. Babysitters will benefit from Criminal defence, Childcare proceedings, tax protection and contract cover aspects of the Legal Expenses Cover only plus access to the legal helpline. Babysitters will not benefit from professional indemnity cover, loss of revenue cover or suspension cover.

• Once you are covered under the policy, any changes to your Childcare.co.uk account that would disqualify you from the cover, will result in your cover immediately expiring. If your gold membership expires then your cover will immediately cease. When submitting your details to apply, you must provide your correct full name and full address. If you change your name or address you must let us know immediately. Applications with invalid or non-current names and addresses will not be valid and you will not be covered.

Please go to the Insurance Dashboard to opt-in to the babysitter insurance scheme or manage your cover.

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