Childcare & Private Tutor Insurance
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- Childminder Insurance
- Nanny Insurance
- Babysitter Insurance
- Private Tutor Insurance
- Maternity Nurse Insurance
- Nursery Nurse Insurance
Free £10m Public Liability Insurance
Childcare.co.uk offer £10,000,000 of free Public Liability insurance, underwritten by Markel International Insurance Company Limited, for all qualifying Childminders, Nannies, Babysitters, Private Tutors, Maternity Nurses and Nursery Nurses that are gold members of Childcare.co.uk.
Free Professional Indemnity Insurance
The policy also includes £100,000 of free Professional Indemnity Insurance for childminders, nannies, maternity nurses, private tutors and nursery nurses
Free £10m Employers' Liability Insurance
If you are a registered childminder and employ up to 2 staff, assistants or apprentices that work under your direct supervision then you can also receive £10,000,000 of free Employers' Liability Insurance. To qualify, you just need to supply us with your Employer Reference Number (ERN) unless you are exempt from requiring one.
Free Legal Expenses Cover
Members of our insurance scheme receive free Legal Expenses Cover and access to a 24 hour Legal Helpline.
The Legal Expenses Cover policy is underwritten by Markel International Insurance Company Limited and is managed and administered by Abbey Legal Protection. Cover is not currently available members solely in the Babysitter category.
Free Loss of Revenue & Suspension Cover
The policy now includes free Loss of Revenue & Suspension Cover for childminders, nannies, private tutors and maternity nurses.
If you are unable to work due to an interruption in your business then cover of up to £20,000 may be available.
If your childminding registration is suspended by your regulatory body (eg. Ofsted) then cover of up to £2,500 may be available.
Satisfies Ofsted and EYFS Requirements
The Public Liability cover meets the requirements of Ofsted and the EYFS and is also available to members located throughout the UK including Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Full Policy Wording
Read the full policy wording for details on any exclusions and information on what is not covered under the policy.
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?
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.
Terms & Conditions
The public liability insurance is available to individual Childcare.co.uk gold members in the childminder, nanny, babysitter, private tutor, maternity nurse and nursery nurse categories only. 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. Cover is available for individuals only and not providers working in partnerships or companies.
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