Superscript, Checkatrade, protecting tradespeople with tailored insurance solutions.

January 9, 2024
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  • Superscript has partnered with Checkatrade, the UK’s largest trade directory, to offer custom-built insurance to Checkatrade members.
  • Superscript will provide insurance through a co-branded digital journey, offering tailored insurance to members in five minutes or less.
  • Checkatrade members will also have access to human support and a dedicated online customer portal.

Checkatrade has selected Superscript, a small business and startup insurance distributor, to provide insurance to its members. The partnership aims to offer custom-built insurance to Checkatrade’s 47,000 members, who are required to be insured as part of the commitment to meet The Checkatrade Standard and vetting checks. Superscript will deliver the service through a co-branded digital journey, using its proprietary technology to provide tailored insurance from its full range of covers in five minutes or less. Members will have access to human support through a team of customer support specialists and a dedicated online customer portal, offering instant access to documents and proof of cover. The covers available include public liability, employers’ liability, personal accident, tools and equipment, contract works, and professional indemnity.

Henry Newby, Partnerships Director at Superscript, said, “Superscript’s proposition and Checkatrade’s membership are a perfect mix, like bricks and mortar. The trade industry is already amongst Superscript’s best-performing segments; our tailored customer journey, flexibility on mid-term adjustments, and the choice to pay monthly or annually is perfectly suited to trade professionals’ needs. Through this partnership, Checkatrade is building on its already strong foundations to become the most complete end-to-end marketplace for trades and customers alike.”

Georgina Whalley, CMO at Checkatrade, commented, “Superscript is the perfect partner for our thousands of quality trade members. With this relationship, we are offering easier accessibility and financial benefits, providing peace of mind for tradespeople and consumers in becoming the trusted foundation of every home.”

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