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Wholesalers Business Insurance Quotation Form

For UK Customers Only

Please insert your details here and one of our wholesalers insurance advisers will contact you shortly.

This form is designed for quotes for single premise wholesalers businesses that require flexible cover to suit their needs, i.e. contents/plant/machinery, buildings (optional), business interruption, public/product liability, employers' liability, money, goods in transit, legal expenses cover, etc.

If you operate from more than one premises or require assistance when completing this form, please phone us on 01623 641 386 and we will be happy to help.

Contact/Company Details

Proposer's Name(s):
(enter sole trader's name or all partner's names if a partnership)
Contact Name:
(if different to proposer's name)
Limited Company Name:
(if operating as a limited company)
Business Trading Name:
(if different to the above)
Trading Status:
Are any subsidiary companies
to be included under this insurance?
Yes     No
If yes, please provide the name(s) and
address(es) of any companies you wish to include:
Business Address:
Business Postcode:
Do you have a different correspondence address?Yes     No
Correspondence Address:
Correspondence Postcode:
Daytime Telephone No.:
E-Mail Address:
Please note that your email address will only be used to provide you with your quotation and not for any other marketing purposes.

General Information

Have you or any partner or director
ever been convicted of or charged
(but not yet tried) with any criminal offence?
Yes     No
Please provide details:
(i.e. type of convictions, date of conviction,
fine/length of sentence, etc,)
Have you or any partner or director ever been
declared bankrupt, insolvent, the subject of a
winding up order or liquidation or the subject
of any county court judgements or sheriff decrees?
Yes     No
Please provide details:
(i.e. date of bankruptcy/insolvency,
amount, whether discharged, etc,)
Have you, or any other partner or director ever been
a director or partner of a company which has gone
into insolvency, liquidation, receivership or administration?
Yes     No
If yes, please provide details:
Has any insurer ever refused renewal,
declined/cancelled cover or imposed any special terms?
Yes     No
Please provide details:
Trading Experience
How many years has the business
been trading from your current address?
years
Number of years trading elsewhere (if applicable): years
Number of years of experience (if a new venture): years
Business Details
Full description of your business activities:
(please describe as fully as possible
including details of any processes used)
Premises Details
Type of premises:
(e.g. industrial unit, commercial premises, retail premises, etc.)
Type of area that the premises are located:
(e.g. commercial, industrial, residential, rural, etc.)
Is your portion of the building(s) self-
contained with its own means of access:
Yes     No
If no, please provide details:
Do you share your business
space with any other businesses?
Yes     No
Please provide details of the
other businesses that share your space:
Are any parts of the
building at present unoccupied?
Yes     No
Please provide details of unoccupancy:
(i.e. percentage unoccupied,
how long unoccupied, etc.)
Are the premises ever left
unoccupied for more than 30 days?
Yes     No
If yes, please provide details:
Are the premises in a good state of repair?Yes     No
Does the business comply with the requirements of
the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, or the
equivalent legislation in Scotland and Northern Ireland?
Yes     No
Accreditations / Trade Association Links
Does the business hold any industry accreditations?
(e.g. ISO 9000, Investors in People, etc.)
Yes     No
Please provide details of the accreditations:
Are you a member of a trade association?Yes     No
Please provide details of trade association:
Health & Safety
Is there a written health and safety policy in place?Yes     No
Do you have up-to-date risk assessments at the premises?Yes     No
Have you or any partner or director ever
been prosecuted under Health & Safety legislation?
Yes     No
Please provide details:
Subsidence / Flood Details
Has the premises or any adjacent
premises ever suffered from or shown
any signs of subsidence or ground movement?
Yes     No
Please provide details of the damage:
(i.e. date, cost of damage, type of damage, etc.)
Have the premises ever been affected by flooding?Yes     No
Please provide details of the damage:
(i.e. date, cost of damage, circumstances, etc.)
Please state the approximate distance to the
nearest watercourse, river, sea, canal, lake, stream, etc.:
Construction Details
Type of Property:
If not detached, please provide details
of the type(s) of business activities carried
out by any adjoining premises (if applicable):
Construction of Walls (e.g. brick, stone, etc.):
Construction of Roof (e.g. tile, slate, etc.):
Percentage Flat Roofing (if applicable):%
Type of Flat Roofing (e.g. felt on timber, concrete, etc.):
Does the premises have
walls or roofing containing any composite panels?
Yes     No   help
Please specify the core of the composite panels:
(e.g. mineral rock wool, glass fibre, modified phenolic foam, polyisocyanurate (PIR), polyurethane, expanded polystryrene (EPS))
  help
Are the composite panels LPS 1181 approved?Yes     No
What percentage of the
construction contains composite panels?
%
Does the premises have
walls or roofing containing any combustible linings?
Yes     No
If yes, please specify the type of combustible linings:
(e.g. modified phenolic foam, polyisocyanurate (PIR), polyurethane, expanded polystryrene (EPS), etc.)
What percentage of the
construction contains combustible linings?
%
Construction of Floors (e.g. concrete, wood, etc.):
Please state the number of storeys:
Are there any basement
floors or below ground level?
No     Yes
What year were the premises built?
Is the property grade listed?Yes     No
If yes, please provide details:
Electrical Systems
Do the premises have a current IEE electrical certificate?Yes     No
Heating Systems
How are the premises heated?
(e.g. fixed gas heating, oil, etc.)
Do you use portable heaters?No     Yes
Please provide details of all portable heaters:
(i.e. No. of heaters, type of heaters,
and whether or not the heaters are guarded.)
Security Details
Are all your external doors fitted with a minimum
of 5 lever mortise deadlocks that comply with BS3621?
No     Yes
Are all opening ground floor and accessible
opening windows fitted with key operated window locks?
No     Yes
Are your premises protected by an intruder alarm?No     Yes
Is the alarm NACOSS/NSI approved?No     Yes     Not Sure
Type of alarm signalling:
If linked to a central station,
please confirm level of police response (if known):
Is the alarm maintained annually?Yes     No
Please provide details of
any other security arrangements:
(e.g. roller shutters, window grilles, recorded c.c.t.v.,
security guarding, premises occupied overnight, etc.)
Fire Safety
Do the premises have fire extinguishers?No     Yes
Do the premises have a fire alarm?No     Yes
If yes, type of fire alarm signalling:
Do the premises have a sprinkler system installed?No     Yes
Please state the specification of the system:
(e.g. 28th Edition, 29th Edition, etc.)
Distance to the nearest fire brigade?
Do you have any combustible
stock or waste stored in the open?
No     Yes
What smoking policy is in force?
(select whichever is applicable)
Smoking is banned
No policy is in force
Smoking is restricted
     to designated areas
Do you ensure that all waste is swept up
and removed from the internal premises daily?
Yes    No
Do you store any flammable liquids or gases?Yes     No
If yes, please confirm type of flammable liquids/gases
and volume/capacity of the liquids/gases kept:
How are the flammable liquids/gases stored?
(e.g. metal cabinets, exterior metal cages, separate brick outbuilding, etc.)
Do you run any processes unattended?Yes    No
Do you have any hazardous plant?
(e.g. paint spraying facilities, coating machines using flammable
liquids, oil quench tanks, carding machines, hydraulic oil cellars,
spark erosion machines, stentors, frying lines, etc.)
Yes    No
Please provide details of the type of hazardous plant:
Is the hazardous plant
protected by a fire extinguishing system?
Yes    No
Claims History
Have you or any other director or partner (in this
or any other trading name) suffered any loss or had
any claims made against you in the last 5 years?
Yes     No
Please provide details of claim(s):
(i.e. date of claim, description of claim, amount claimed, etc.)

Property Cover

Level of Cover Required?
Do you wish to add cover for Terrorism?No     Yes
Buildings Cover (if owner occupied and required)
Buildings Sum Insured (if required):
(reinstatement value including outbuildings and an allowance
for demolition costs, removal of debris, architects' fees, etc.)
Is subsidence, heave and landslip cover required?No     Yes
Tenants Improvements (if renting and required)
Tenants Improvements Sum Insured (if required):
(i.e. to insure improvements you have made as a tenant
to the building's fixtures and fittings such as a new counter,
suspended ceilings, partitions, lightning, decorations, etc.)
Contents
Plant/Machinery/Contents Sum Insured:
(excluding computers/electronic equipment)
Computers/Electronic Equipment Sum Insured:
Stock
Stock within the Premises:
(excluding 'High Risk' stock such as wines, spirits, tobacco, non-
ferrous metals, jewellery, watches, furs, precious metals & explosives)
Other/High Risk Stock Sum Insured:
Type of Other/High Risk Stock (if applicable):
Stock kept outside in the open:
Deterioration of Frozen Food
Do you require cover for deterioration of frozen food?No     Yes
Please state the freezer contents sum insured:
Business All Risks
Do you require 'All Risks' cover
for property/items in and away from the premises?
(e.g. laptops, digital cameras, etc.)
No     Yes
Total 'All Risks' cover sum insured:
Type of property/items to be insured (please specify):
Area of cover:
Glass Cover (if required)
External Fixed Glass:
External Signs and Blinds:
Money Cover (if required)
Is money cover required?Yes     No
Money cover during business hours/in transit:
Money cover out of business hours in a locked safe:


Liability Cover

Public Liability
Is public liability cover required?Yes     No     Insured Elsewhere
Please choose limit of indemnity required:
(if greater than 1M limit of indemnity)
help
Is all machinery properly fenced,
guarded, maintained & in good order?
No     Yes
Do you handle or use
any hazardous substances?
(e.g. radioactive/explosive substances,
toxic chemicals/acids, asbestos, silica, etc.)
No     Yes
Does any of your work
produce noise levels over 85dB(A)?
No     Yes
Do any of your activities at the
premises involve the use of heat?
No     Yes
If yes, state the type of heat used (e.g. welding,
etc.)
and the percentage of time using heat:
Do you carry out any work away from the premises?No     Yes
Please describe the work
activities away from the premises:
 
Product Liability
Is product liability cover required?Yes     No     Insured Elsewhere
Please choose limit of indemnity required: help
Please describe the goods
being sold/supplied/manufactured:
Do you have offices, assets,
representations or agents outside the UK?
No     Yes
Will any of your products be supplied
directly or indirectly to the USA/Canada?
No     Yes
Are any of the products intended for
installation in or to form part of aircraft, water
bourne craft, offshore installations, nuclear
installations, petro-chemical works or power stations?
No     Yes
If yes, please provide details of the product(s)
and the percentage of turnover that this represents:
Are any of the products
intended for the automobile industry?
No     Yes
If yes, please provide details of the product(s)
and the percentage of turnover that this represents:
Do you maintain your full right of
recourse against any manufacturers or suppliers?
No     Yes
Do you import any products, materials or components?No     Yes
If yes, state percentage of turnover from:EU Countries:%
Elsewhere:%
 
Turnover
Turnover of your business in the U.K. (£'s):
Turnover of your business in Europe (£'s):
Only complete if applicable
Turnover of your business in USA/Canada (£'s):
Only complete if applicable
Turnover of your business in Rest of the World (£'s):       
Only complete if applicable
 
Employers' Liability
Is Employers' Liability cover required?Yes     No     Insured Elsewhere
Employers' Liability limit of indemnity:10,000,000 limit of indemnity

Wages/No. of staff - At the Premises
      Manual Workers      Non-Manual/
    Clerical Workers
Number of Principals/Company Directors:
Annual Wages of Principals/Co. Directors (£'s):
Number of Employees:
(Do not include proprietors, partners and directors)
Annual Wages of Employees (£'s):
Number of woodworking machine operators:
Annual wages for the fixed
woodworking machine operators (£'s):

Wages - Away from the Premises (if appliable)
Annual Wages of Principals/Co. Directors (£'s):
Annual Wages of Employees (£'s):
Annual wages of
commercial travellers/salesmen (£'s):
Annual payments to bona-fide sub-contractors (£'s):   help
Work away using heat (£'s):

Business Interruption

Do you require Business Interruption Cover?Yes     No
Please state the Gross
Profit/Revenue of your business ('s):
Please state the period
of time you wish the cover to extend?
12 months
18 months
24 months
36 months
(allow sufficient time for
rebuilding/refurbishing and further
time to resume normal trading)

Do you require cover for loss of Book Debts?Yes     No
Please indicate the maximum amount of Gross Fees
and Debit Balances outstanding at any one time ('s):
 
Goods In Transit Cover
 
Do you require goods in transit cover?Yes     No
Own Goods
Do you required cover for carriage of own goods?Yes     No
Please state the total number
of own vehicles for carriage of own goods:
Please state the maximum
sum insured required per vehicle:
Territorial limit required:UK
EU
USA & Canada
Worldwide
Annual Sendings (UK)
Do you require cover for sendings within the UK?Yes     No
Haulage Contractors (if required)
Estimated annual carryings by haulage contractors?
Max. value any one consignment?
Rail (if required)
Estimated annual carryings by rail?
Max. value any one consignment?
Post (if required)
Estimated annual carryings by post?
Max. value any one consignment?

Fidelity Cover / Theft by Employees
 
Do you require cover for theft by employees?Yes     No
Please confirm the total number of persons employed:
Do you obtain written references
confirming the integrity of employees?
Yes     No
Do you have a system whereby you or
at least two employees check stock, money
and all other business records at least monthly?
Yes     No
Aggregate limit of indemnity required:
Limit of indemnity for any one employee:

Commercial Legal Expenses Cover

Is commercial legal expenses cover required?Yes     No  Help?
Has the business and/or its directors been
involved in any legal dispute, tax investigation or
any other court or tribunal action in the last 5 years?
Yes     No
Please provide details of the dispute including dates:

Management Liability Cover

Is directors and officers cover required?Yes     No  Help?
If yes, limit of indemnity required?  Help?

Other Covers
 
If there is any additional information
that you wish to disclose or cover that
you require, please provide details:
You are required to make a fair presentation of the risk to insurers which means that you are required to disclose every material circumstance which you know or ought to know relating to the risk to be insured. Materially important information is any information that could influence an insurer's decision to accept your risk including the cost of your insurance. Failure to comply with the duty of fair presentation could mean that your policy is void or that insurers are not liable to pay all or part of your claim(s). By submitting this quotation you are confirming that there are no other material facts to disclose other than those shown above.
Details of Current/Previous Policies

Renewal date/cover start date:
Current renewal premium/best quote (£'s): per annum
This will help us to get you a better quote
Current/previous insurer:

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Disclosure
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