Business Insurance for Career Coaches

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Why do career coaches need insurance?

You’re in the business of giving transformative career advice, but sometimes it doesn’t pan out. A client’s expectations can be high, and if not met, you could be sued. Fortunately, business insurance can protect you from lawsuits and numerous other risks you face in the career coaching field.

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Find the right coverage

Insureon helps career coaches find insurance that matches your unique risks.

Get free expert advice and peace of mind knowing you have the right property and liability coverage for your small business.

Which business insurance policies do career coaches need?

These policies cover the common risks of providing career coaching services.

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Business owner’s policy

A BOP bundles commercial property insurance and general liability coverage in one plan. It's often the most cost-effective type of commercial insurance for a career coach.

  • Customer injuries
  • Damaged customer property
  • Stolen or damaged business property
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General liability insurance

General liability insurance covers common third-party risks, such as accidental property damage during a coaching session. It's often required for a commercial lease.

  • Slip-and-fall accidents
  • Damaged customer property
  • Defamation lawsuits
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Professional liability insurance

This policy covers legal defense costs if a career coach is sued for negligence, such as advice that caused financial loss. It's sometimes referred to as errors and omissions insurance (E&O).

  • Coaching errors or oversights
  • Failure to meet client expectations
  • Breach of contract
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Workers’ compensation insurance

Most states require workers' comp for career coaching businesses that have employees. It also protects sole proprietors from work injury costs that health insurance might deny.

  • Employee medical expenses
  • Disability benefits
  • Employee injury lawsuits
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Commercial auto insurance

Commercial auto insurance covers financial losses when a career coach's vehicle is involved in an accident. It's required for vehicles registered to a business.

  • Property damage caused by your vehicle
  • Bodily injuries from an auto accident
  • Vehicle theft and vandalism
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Cyber insurance

This type of coverage helps career coaches recover from data breaches and cyberattacks. It's strongly recommended for any business that handles credit card numbers or other sensitive information.

  • Data breach investigations
  • Customer notification costs
  • Fraud monitoring services
Looking for different coverage? See more policies.

How much does insurance cost for professional service businesses?

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A career coach who works independently will pay less for insurance than a larger business.

Factors that affect premiums include:

  • Professional services offered
  • Business property and equipment
  • Business income
  • Types of insurance purchased
  • Policy limits and deductibles
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How do I get career coaching insurance?

It's easy to get career coaching business insurance if you have your company information on hand. Our application will ask for basic facts about your business, such as revenue and number of employees. You can buy a policy online and get a certificate of insurance with Insureon in three easy steps:

  1. Complete a free online application
  2. Compare insurance quotes and choose policies
  3. Pay for your policy and download a certificate

Insureon's licensed insurance agents work with top-rated U.S. providers to find the right insurance coverage for your coaching practice, whether you work independently or hire employees.

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