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Please note that our team are working from home to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. We endeavour to minimise any adverse impact on our services however in the event you experience any difficulties in contacting Qdos via telephone, please email freelancer@qdoscontractor.com with your telephone number and brief details of your query, and a member of the team will return your call as soon as possible. Until further notice, our contact hours are reduced to 8:30-18:00 Monday-Friday. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.​ Click here to find out more or for information on the delay to IR35 reform, click here.

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Insurance for your industry

 

Science Sector Insurance

Science Sector Insurance
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Contact Qdos Contractor:0116 269 0999
 
 

Cover for your trade

 

Insurance for the science sector

As a contractor in the scientific sector, you will be working in a high pressure environment with strict regulations and small margin for error. These can put your business at risk of a claim, plus with a range of additional risks which come with self employment, such as tax enquiries or loss of income when called to jury service, it is important to ensure your business is suitably insured.

Qdos provide cover for a wide range of risks - see below for the professions covered.

Free IR35 Contract Assessment

Fast online quote with instant cover and documentation

Turnover up to 250k

One of the most competitive premiums on the market

Competitive premiums

Personal service with your own account manager

Instant quotes

UK customer service available evenings and weekends

 

All of our policies can be purchased online or over the phone on 0116 269 0999 within a couple of minutes. Your documentation is emailed to you instantly, so you can forward it on to your agency or client straight away.

For a fast and easy quotation, simply select your trade on the quote engine below. Please note that some trades may have a higher premium than initially shown on the quote engine.

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Public & Employers Liability Insurance

 

​​Science Liability Insurance

When providing services to the science sector, it will be common to be contractually obliged for you to hold Public Liability Insurance.

Within this sector there is risk of causing physical injury, or damage to property in the course of your business. Public Liability is designed to defend your case and, if necessary, pay the damages owed.

We can cover​ a range of specialised roles in the scientific industry. See the list below for all scientific trades covered by Qdos. If your trade isn't here give the team a call on 0116 269 0999.

  • Clinical Biochemists
  • Data Manager (Bioscience/Medical)
  • Forensic Practitioners
  • Haematologists
  • Histopathologists
  • LaboratoryTechnicians
  • Microbiologists
  • Pathologists
  • Pharmaceutical Consultants
From £55.00 Public and Employers Liability

Will provide indemnity for your legal liability for injury or death to employees or third parties and damage to third party property as a result of ne...

From £55.00 Public and Employers Liability
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Professional Indemnity (From £162.00)
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Tax Liability Cover (TLC35) (From £199.00)
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Tax Enquiry Insurance (Only £99.00)
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Jury Service and Legal Protection (Only £70.50)
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Contract Health Check (Only £84.00**)
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IR35 Contract Assessment (Only £49.00**)
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Full IR35 Contract Review (Only £125.00**)
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Contractor Sickness Cover (From £315.72)
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Qdos Travel Insurance (From £52.40)
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(inc. Insurance Premium Tax as applicable)

**(+ VAT @ 20% on checkout)

One-off £23.00 charge applied for monthly payment

Please note: Review products are not included in the monthly premium

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The Company

 

About Us

Why Qdos?

 

Qdos Contractor are one of the leading providers of specialist contractor insurance services in the UK. Our online application process takes only a matter of minutes with all documentation issued instantly. Unlike many other brokers, we don’t hide our premiums until you've provided your details, as we are confident that our premiums, service and product are the best in the market. In addition, Qdos Contractor is one of the leading authorities on the IR35 legislation and have handled well over 1,500 IR35 enquiries on behalf of UK contractors.

 

Our History

 

Qdos began in 1988 as a tax consultancy business and has grown significantly over the past two decades, providing expert business services, products and advice. Over the years, Qdos has grown in both size and reputation as a trusted contractor insurance broker as well as an expert tax advisor. Our aim is to provide UK contractors with the assistance and service with IR35 issues they need as well as sustaining excellent quality and competitive premiums in the contractor insurance market.

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    SIMPLE AND EASY, NO ISSUES, NO PROBLEMS, A FEW CLICKS AND YOUR APPROPRIATELY INSURED, LOVE IT!
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Popular Policies for Science Contractors

 

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From £162.00 Professional Indemnity

Qdos Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) will protect you against the cost of defending claims where it is alleged that a client has suffered finan...

From £162.00 Professional Indemnity
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Only £70.50 Jury Service and Legal Protection

Legal protection for freelance contractors, including £500 per day jury service cover, contract dispute representation and debt recovery.

Only £70.50 Jury Service and Legal Protection
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Only £99.00 Tax Enquiry Insurance

Covers full representation costs in the event of a range of HMRC enquiries, including PAYE reviews, IR35, Section 660a.

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Only £99.00 Tax Enquiry Insurance
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