August 30, 2012 in General Motor Trade News & Info
When looking for insurance you want the best possible cover for the lowest possible price. This is understandable when you are trying to get a business up and running, manage expenses and then still have to worry about the safety and security of your staff, building and business as a whole.
One of the best places to find affordable cover is online. The internet will offer you a wide selection of brokers all offering to give you the best possible deal. You need to carefully review each quotation you receive to ensure they offer adequate cover.
In most cases these online deals sound fantastic, but once you read through what cover is offered, you find that they only offer the bare minimum, not enough to protect your business when you need it most.
These quotes will usually need some amending, so don’t go on the first price that is quoted, make the necessary changes and then see what the broker has to offer.
Speak to Other Businesses
Where possible speak to other businesses in the same industry as you and find out who they are covered with. Word of mouth is usually a good way to ensure you get good cover from a reliable company. The other businesses will be able to advise how reputable the company is, let you know about the speed of their claims service and if they have had any problems in the past.
Get Quotes in Writing
Always try and get a minimum of three quotes, this will help you review each one and compare them against each other, it also ensures that you will find the most affordable cover for your business.
When you get the quotes compare them to your risk assessment to see where you need to make changes, if any, you can them compare them against each other to find the one that best suits your business needs. Remember that when you get cover for your business, cheaper isn’t always better, sometimes the quote that is slightly more expensive offers more cover, offering you the highest level of protection to give you peace of mind.
Read up on customer reviews, do your homework on the company before you put pen to paper and sign for an insurance policy that not only doesn’t meet your particular needs, but with a company that has a slow claims service and has a multitude of complaints against them. Rather take your time with your decision and choose the one that you feel most comfortable with.