Freelance Insurance for Interpreters

Fair & flexible liability insurance for freelance interpreters. Get your interpreters insurance quote in 60 seconds and be protected from just 30p a day. From Professional Indemnity and Public Liability to Business Equipment insurance and our exclusive Freelancer Assist cover.

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Why choose a freelance interpreters insurance policy from Dinghy?
You can be insured in under 5 minutes
Your time is precious – so you can get fully insured in less than 5 minutes, with your documents ready for you immediately in your online self-service area.
Tailored insurance for freelance interpreters
Our liability insurance for freelance interpreters is tailored to meet your needs. We have partnered with A-Rated insurer Allianz to customise a product to fit you, creating cost savings that we pass on to you.
You can save money if you’re not working
If you’re between contracts, or simply taking a break from work, then you no longer need to pay for insurance you’re not using. Turn your freelance interpreter insurance off with a tap when you don’t need it and reduce your costs. We put you in control.
You get rock solid, world class freelancer insurance
We’ve partnered with some of the biggest names in the insurance industry to give you peace of mind with your cover, such as 24/7 equipment claims handling and expert lawyers to defend you.
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Frequently asked questions
What insurance does a freelance interpreter need?
As a freelance interpreter, you can make mistakes that cost your client’s money. You can insure this risk with professional indemnity insurance. We also offer public liabilitybusiness equipment and freelancer assist.
What amount of freelancer insurance should I buy?
Every customer has different needs. Our most popular limit for freelance interpreters is £1,000,000 professional indemnity (including freelancer assist), £1,000,000 public liability and £2,000 of business equipment.
How much does freelance interpreter insurance cost?
Less than you think! From 30p a day we can provide professional indemnity insurance of £100,000 each claim. Our average interpreter pays less than £18 per month.
What happens if I make an insurance claim?
First thing to do is not panic. We are here to help you. As soon as you need to make a claim you can login to your Self-Service area and go to Support. If it’s an equipment claim, we will be there for you 24/7.
What do interpreters do?
Freelance interpreters, or translators as some may call them, are professionals who speak two or more languages and who translate verbal and written communications from one language into another. They also include those who interpret sign language. The kinds of work that you might take on as an interpreter can be varied. From online document translation, to conversations, speeches, business and legal documents and more. Interpreter clients can range from individuals who need help on a project, to business, government bodies or even lawyers working on a case.
Do interpreters need insurance?
In short, yes, interpreters do need insurance. As a professional freelance interpreter you may make mistakes in your translation that somehow damages a client or organisation which may lead to them pursuing you for compensation for said damages. As a freelance interpreter you are liable for your work and the implications that work may bring. Legal translations for example are a particularly high risk activity, and any mistakes could have long tailed repercussions. As an interpreter it is important you get professional indemnity insurance, which covers you against such professional negligence and any claims made against you. You may also want to consider Public Liability cover, which will protect you in case anyone is injured, or their property damaged as a result of your business and its activities. If you are regularly visiting clients offices, on the road or meeting clients on location it will be sensible to get this cover too. At Dinghy we can provide you with the cover you need, with our low cost, flexible insurance cover. Get a quote now!

Our Insurance Partners

Allianz are one of the largest general insurers in the UK and part of the Allianz Group, one of the world’s foremost financial services providers. Allianz SE Group employs 142,000 employees worldwide, serving 85m customers in more than 70 countries. In the UK, Allianz Insurance employs over 4,600 people across a network of 26 offices. The company’s Head Office is situated in Guildford, Surrey. We have additional support services with over 1,000 people based in Trivandrum, India. Allianz offers commercial insurance with a full range of products for sole traders, right up to large commercial organisations.
ARAG’s UK operation provides a nationwide service from their Bristol Head office. They are part of ARAG SE, a global leader in legal expenses insurance which generates annual premium income in excess of €1.5 billion. It has always been their vision to enable everyone, not just those that can afford it, to assert their legal rights. With this aim in mind we have partnered with them to provide our innovative Freelancer Assist product.
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