Accident and Illness Insurance

Accident and illness insurance is vital for any tradesperson, but especially if you’re self-employed. The insurance will help you if you are unable to work due to injury or illness. Accident and illness insurance is often confused with income protection, however there are some important differences, and generally an income protection policy will be moreRead More


Income protection without medical questions

As a tradesman you probably don’t have a lot of time for filling out forms or sitting on the phone, let alone undergoing a medical. For this reason, the idea of quick and easy income protection or life insurance without having to answer any medical questions is very appealing. But is it too good toRead More

Painters Insurance

Why is Income Protection Insurance Important?

When subbies are told that they need income protection insurance before they can enter certain work sites, often they will ask why it is necessary. After all, income protection isn’t exactly cheap, so being forced to pay for something that you might not want isn’t too particularly appealing. Unfortunately many of the companies they areRead More


Workers Comp or Income Protection?

When it comes to insurance that protects tradies in the event of injury there are a few options. Some of the common terms you may come across include the following: Worker’s Compensation Work Cover Income Protection Disability Income Insurance Sickness & Accident Insurance Accident & Illness Insurance Injury & Illness Insurance Although each of theseRead More

Electrician Insurance

Choosing the Right Options

One of the most common forms of tradesman insurance is income protection, but it can also be one of the most complex when it comes to choosing your options. At its heart income protection is a fairly simple form of insurance. If you can’t work for a period of time, the policy will replace yourRead More

Working on a roof.

Should Tradies Bother With Income Protection?

Income protection is a popular form of insurance for tradies, however many tradesmen decide that they won’t bother with it. The reasons that tradies give for not taking out income protection often come back to price and the belief that they won’t ever have to claim. Here at Tradesman Insurance we always cringe when weRead More

Painters Insurance

Income Protection – Day 1 Accident Cover

Income protection is one of the best types of insurance a tradesman can have, and if you’re unable to work due to injury or illness for a period of time you’ll be glad you have it. But, did you know that it could take up to two months to get paid, and you won’t evenRead More

Working on a roof.

Do I Really Need Income Protection?

I have spoken with hundreds of tradespeople over the last few years, and one of the common questions I get is whether or not they should bother with income protection. Most tradies requesting quotes through this website will be interested in public liability, tool insurance and income protection. When they receive their quotes, typically aRead More