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Barber Shop Insurance

Barber shop insurance with individuality

  • UK customer service team
  • Rated ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot
  • Underwritten by Aviva
  • Award-winning insurance

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What is barber shop insurance?

Whether you’re thinking of branching out into owning a barber shop, or if you already own a barber shop, considering insurance is a great way to achieve peace of mind if accidents happen.

Barber shop insurance gives you financial protection covering your business against the unexpected.

To ensure you have an insurance policy that suits you, through Ripe you can customise your insurance to include different levels of protection—such as cover for your contents, stock and shop front, or your liability to employees and customers.

Why choose Ripe

Insurance you can get creative with

The beauty of our flexible cover means you choose what you need and won't pay for anything you don't.

Beautifully simple

We've made taking out cover online super quick and beautifully simple, with no lengthy forms or confusing jargon.

We wow our customers too!

Not only is our cover rated 'Excellent' on Trustpilot, but 98% of our customers intend to renew their cover with us.

What does barber shop insurance with Ripe cover?

Other beauty trades we insure


We also cover a list of treatments included as standard for each profession. You can view them here.


Why choose us?

You can get the specialist cover you need easily, leaving you to focus on your clients.

  • Insurance with individuality

Just like your services will be unique to each of your clients, you can tailor your insurance to suit the unique needs of your business.

  • We keep our customers happy

Over 320,000 happy Ripe customers already trust us for their insurance cover. Join them and enjoy the confidence it brings.

  • We’ve got good chat

Like you, we know how important it is to build a rapport with your clients, so our UK based customer service team is on-hand to talk.

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Barber shop insurance FAQs
  • Why do barbers need insurance?
    • Though as a barber you will be skilled in hair cutting, accidents can happen.

      With barber insurance you can have the peace of mind that if something were to go wrong you would be legally protected.

    What does barber shop insurance cover?
    • The type of cover included in barber shop insurance will differ on a variety of things, such as whether you have any employees or will be teaching.

      As standard barber shop insurance with Ripe includes, Public and Product Liability and Treatment risk cover.

    How much does barber cover cost?
    • The cost of barber shop insurance can vary depending on a few things, such as:

      • the total number of staff you have

      • the location of where your business is

      • the type and level of cover you decide to choose

      Deciding to get insurance with Ripe, will mean you can tailor your insurance cover to suit your needs.

      We strive to make insurance simple, to help you save money and time by receiving an online quote.

    Do I need insurance if I employ staff in my hair salon?
    • Yes. In most cases, it is a legal requirement to have valid Employers’ Liability insurance. This can be included as an extra when customising your policy with Ripe.

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