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  • Business insurance for cleaning services

  • AXA Business insurance for cleaners

    • Tailor your policy with a range of optional extras and levels of cover
    • Choose the cover that’s right for you
    • Add employers’ liability to protect your staff
    • We protect over 600,000 businesses in the UK1
    • We pay out on 99% of business insurance claims2
    • UK-based contact centre to guide you every step of the way

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    Get brilliant business insurance from AXA

    If you run a cleaning business, you know your clients are placing you in a privileged position of trust, and you treat their property and treasured things with the utmost care. Whether you operate solo, or you have employees, you’ve got a lot of responsibilities. You’re busy organising cleaning schedules, acquiring new business and taking care of the daily paperwork, and that’s something worth protecting.

    Cleaning services insurance FAQs

    Why should I choose AXA for my cleaning business?

    There’s no need to scour the internet for another insurer. Why not save yourself some time and a tidy sum by getting the protection your cleaning business deserves. Our business insurance is less expensive than you might think and is quick and easy to arrange online or over the phone.

    Here are some examples of the types of incidents that could leave you seriously out of pocket if you don’t have cover like public liability in place:

    • Your client slips on your newly washed floor

    • You accidentally drop an expensive computer

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    What type of cleaning businesses do we cover?

    Thanks to our range of business insurance products, we can insure a wide range of cleaning businesses, including:

    • Domestic cleaners

    • Office cleaners

    • Window cleaners3

    • Carpet cleaners


    What insurance do I need for my cleaning business?

    At AXA you can choose from our standard business insurance, which can include public liability and employers’ liability insurance.

    Public liability insurance

    This will cover your legal liability for accidental injury or property damage claims made against your cleaning business.

    Employers' liability insurance

    If you have anyone working under your supervision, including full-time, part-time staff, volunteers or apprentices, you’re legally required to have this cover.

    Van insurance

    If you use a van for work we can cover you and help keep you on the road, with accident recovery, roadside repairs and a guaranteed courtesy van4. Find out more about AXA van insurance.

    And if you protect your cleaning business online with AXA, you'll also get a 10% discount. Our business insurance for cleaners, means you can concentrate on doing your job without worrying about landing in hot water.

    1Based on the number of businesses insured by AXA across the UK and Ireland as of December 31 2015.

    2Based on AXA Business Insurance claims made between March 2017 and February 2018. Figures based on business insurance policies purchased direct through AXA Business Insurance online or over the phone.

    3There is no height restriction for window cleaners, there is however a restriction on the type of lifting equipment that you can use which limits the height that you can work at. 

    4When your van is under repair at an approved garage following an accident.

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