Veterinary Practice Insurance Information

What is Veterinary practice insurance?

Veterinary practice insurance is a tailored insurance policy, bespoke to each veterinary surgery's needs. Every practice should have insurance, there are various things it can include such as buildings, equipment, contents, stock, public liability, and employers’ liability. As part of our veterinary practice insurance here at JPM Broking, we can also offer insurance policies to cover items away from the practice and cover for animals in custody.

What veterinary practice insurance does a surgery need?

If a veterinary practice employs anyone, then by law they must have employers’ liability insurance, also they should have cover for buildings and public liability insurance. Equipment and stock should also be covered. Other options to consider are locum insurance and professional indemnity insurance.

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How much does veterinary practice insurance cost?

Veterinary practice insurance can vary in cost depending on what cover you opt for and the size of your business. An insurance policy should be tailored to each business accordingly.

What does veterinary practice insurance cover?

A JPM Broking tailored veterinary practice insurance policy includes the following: Employer’s liability, public liability, equipment, stock, and buildings cover. We can also add cover to your policy for the following: animals in custody, deterioration of stock, and the equipment covered whilst away from the practice.

What does veterinary practice insurance not cover?

It will not cover for incorrect treatment of an animal or incorrect advice given this would normally be a separate cover by a professional indemnity policy. It will also not cover staff members being off work through injury or illness, this would usually be covered by a group personal accident policy or a locum insurance policy.

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Why do you need veterinary practice insurance?

By law you will need employers’ liability insurance as a minimum if you employ anyone, however, JPM would recommend that you do not trade without a full veterinary practice insurance policy and without public liability cover and equipment cover as the minimum.


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Why not give us a call on 0121 269 5200, one of our insurance advisers will be more than happy to discuss your requirements and advise you on the best insurance policy for you and your business. Or if you would prefer to fill in our contact form below and one of our friendly and professional team will get back to you.