As 2018 draws to a close, Paddy Compare would like to wish all our customers a great Christmas and Happy New Year. We would also like to thank all of our insurance brokers for their great service throughout the year, and look forward to a happy and successful 2019.
2019 is set to be an interesting year with the impending Brexit, further advances in mobile technology and positivity in the construction sector.
In his 2019 Budget, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe referred to the country as “a modern and caring Ireland that aims to be at the centre of a changing world.”
Ireland has seen a strong spell of good weather over the last few weeks, and many green-fingered tradesmen are taking on some additional evening and weekend work, and putting their skills to good use.
Such work for neighbours, friends and family is usually of a casual nature. However, it is the gardener’s responsibility to consider adequate liability/tradesman insurance is in place to cover any damages to the public whilst carrying out their services, should something go wrong. Those carrying out services such as tree-felling may have higher premiums than those cutting grass, due to the additional risk.
Paddy Compare provides one short form which enables you to compare PL insurance from a wide range of liability insurers in Ireland. Make the most of your additional time with cost-effective tradesmen insurance, and see how much you could save.
If you work freelance and have set up your own business as a sole trader or company, then it is very important to find the right freelance insurance for you and your business. At Paddy Compare you can compare professional indemnity insurance, public liability insurance and tradesman insurance all under one roof. We understand that running your own business is time consuming enough without searching the market for PI or PL insurance. So whether you need builders insurance, plumbers insurance, insurance for an accountant, solicitor or IT consultant, we can help. Simply complete our short online quote form and you could be saving today. So for cheap professional indemnity insurance, public liability insurance or tradesman insurance in Ireland, try Paddy Compare now!
Despite the spending cuts and tax increases we reported earlier in the week, this week’s budget had some positive news for unemployed tradesmen who are considering setting up their own business.
A tax break has been announced to incentivise a boost to the stagnant construction industry in Ireland. The ‘Start Your Own Business Scheme’ announced will provide a two-year exemption on income tax for people who have been unemployed for 15 months or more and start-up a new unincorporated business. This is in addition to the Home Renovation Initiative (HRI) which will provide an income tax credit of 13.5% for homeowners on home improvement expenditure of between €5,000 and €35,000.
If you are considering setting up your own business providing tradesman services to home owners in Ireland, then Paddy Compare can help you save money on your tradesman insurance. This includes public liability, tool cover and vehicle cover. If you have a van, then separate van insurance can be compared with this simple form. Don’t let insurance hold back your business startup – compare tradesman insurance with Paddy Compare today!
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