Public liability insurance and kit insurance

Last updated: 13 Feb 2024

Public liability insurance

As a self-employed worker you should take out public liability insurance to cover you against the cost of any damages caused by your work activities.

We’ve partnered with industry specialists Hencilla Canworth GI Ltd to administer Bectu’s bespoke policy to get our members the best deal on high quality insurance.

Our policy covers anyone working in film, broadcasting, independent television production, theatre, live events, games development, fashion assistants and the technical sector of the arts.

For £40 on top of membership, you get public liability insurance cover of up to £10 million as well as personal accident cover for injuries suffered at or on the way to work.

Please see the Summary of Cover 2024 and Full details of the Policy.

Find out more about Bectu PLI how to apply for it


Kit insurance to cover your freelance work

Bectu’s partnership with industry specialists Hencilla Canworth LTD also provides members with access to Media Freelancer Insurance.

Media Freelancer Insurance’s kit cover includes equipment that you own or hire when it is used away from your premises.

The kit insurance is designed for freelancers and others, who work in the media, film, broadcasting, theatre and live events industries.

Get a quote on Media Freelancer Insurance