We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
80,258 News Articles

Business gets covered online

E-commerce insurance cover for small firms

Summit Insurance Services and Brilaw have joined forces to launch Websafe, an e-commerce insurance policy for UK SMEs.

The policy will target businesses with a turnover of less than £5m per year, and offers the sector protection from a range of potential online pitfalls.

The policy will shield companies from disputes that arise from online security breaches, fraud, virus infection, copyright infringement, defamation and information misuse.

David Milner, managing director of Summit, said: “As more UK businesses become dependent on e-commerce they won’t be able to afford leaving themselves open to the cost of dealing with security problems or legal claims. Any company serious about e-commerce needs proper security systems in place and good insurance.”

Companies will have to meet certain criteria, including having a firewall and virus scanning software. The policies start at £300 per year and will be available online.

  • Rapidinsure.co.uk has launched its online professional indemnity insurance. The service will offer immediate cover to a range of professions including IT consultants, business consultants, accountants and brokers.
    www.brilaw.com


  • IDG UK Sites

    Samsung Galaxy S6 release date, features and specs rumours: When will the Galaxy S6 come out?

    IDG UK Sites

    Why people aren't upgrading to iOS 8: new features are for power users, not the average Joe

    IDG UK Sites

    Free rocket & space sounds: NASA launches archive of interstellar audio on SoundCloud

    IDG UK Sites

    iPad Air 2 review: Insanely fast and alarmingly thin. Speed tests, camera tests, beautiful...