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Yet Another Problem That Could Be Solved With Insurance

I enjoy browsing the freelance sub-reddit, but it also leaves me frustrated. This is because a lot of the problems freelancers are writing about could be solved had they bought insurance. Sadly, the majority of those sharing their plights rarely have insurance.

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Do I Really Need Insurance?

I was doing my daily activity of lurking on a forum for freelancers when I stumbled upon a thread about insurance.

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How Insurance Helped This Photographer With Lens Theft

Whilst professional indemnity is the bread and butter at With Jack, work tools are an essential part of a freelancer’s tool kit. That’s why we give you the option to add contents to your policy when you get a quote.

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How Insurance Helped This Agency When Client Expectations Weren't Met

Creatives are used to working to deadlines. Oftentimes clients have important launch dates to hit. It’s your job to not only ensure deadlines are met, but that the work you’re delivering is what the client expected.

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Is There An Insurance Policy For GDPR?

With the GDPR deadline looming, there’s an increased awareness from freelancers of the responsibilities associated with storing and handling client data.

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The Beginner's Resource To Insurance For Freelancers

Navigating insurance can feel like a minefield. Especially when much of the information available isn’t written with freelancers in mind. We’ve compiled a list of questions we’re regularly asked about insurance for freelancers. This resource will give you a better understanding of what business insurance is and why it’s relevant to freelancing.

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How Insurance Helped This Designer With A Strained Client Relationship

In the freelance world, most insurance claims stem from a client relationship gone sour.

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Common Misconceptions Freelancers Have About Insurance

“I’ve been in business for 10 years and have never had a problem.”

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Understanding Professional Indemnity Insurance: A Guide For Freelancers

Business insurance really is useful. But with it being an intangible thing you hopefully never have to use, many freelancers go without.

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How Insurance Helped This Developer Fight Scope Creep

Having to use your professional indemnity insurance isn’t always as a result of you making a mistake. Sometimes you land a client who just isn’t happy with the work you’ve completed and the situation unravels.

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Tips To Help You When Making A Claim

We’ve been helping a customer navigate the murky waters of making their first claim on their professional indemnity policy. They’d been worn down by a client and needed support from With Jack and the insurer we placed their business with.

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4 Horror Stories About Creative Businesses That Wished They Had Insurance

Let’s get real. I’m going to share true stories of designers, developers and creatives getting into difficulty with their work. These situations are precisely what business insurance is designed for.

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Find Out What Insurance You Need With This Tool

Many freelancers struggle with knowing what insurance they need. And no wonder—who wants to read up on insurance? You’re busy with pushing pixels or deploying code.

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4 Reasons Freelancers Should Have Business Insurance

Sometimes Client Relationships Or Projects Don't Go To Plan

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I've Been Burgled

I set off on holiday this week. It’s my 30th birthday and I fancied celebrating it abroad, viewing the mountains in Switzerland and relaxing by the lake in Geneva.

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Planting The Insurance Seed

Before Jack, I was a freelance photographer.

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Insuring Your Freelance Business When You Have Worldwide Clients

If you’ve tried shopping for insurance when you work with clients outside of the UK, you may have run into problems. Insurers tend to shy away from covering businesses with worldwide clients.

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What Type Of Insurance Do I Need As A Freelancer?

Good question. There are three key covers for businesses in the UK. They are professional indemnity, public liability and employers’ liability insurance.

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How Freelancers' Problems Can Be Resolved With Insurance

I’ve just finished reading a post in the freelance subreddit.

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Let's Talk About The Cost Of Insurance

Have you ever lost out on a project to a cheaper designer or developer? Your hourly rate eclipses their daily rate, but with good reason.

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Professional Indemnity Teardown: What Are You Covered For?

As a freelancer, you’ll likely fall into one of three categories when it comes to business insurance:

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Why Does A Freelancer Need Professional Indemnity Insurance?

Business insurance is an important part of a freelancer’s toolbox, yet many don’t recognise the role insurance plays in their workflow.

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How Much Professional Indemnity Should I Buy?

This question trips up a lot of freelancers when buying insurance.

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