Endsleigh is on-hand to give street party organisers the advice that they need in making sure that liability for any trips, slips and falls are covered.Across the nation, people are getting ready to celebrate 60 wonderful years of our Queen on the throne. You may have seen in recent news the restrictions on jubilee street parties and the need for public liability insurance.
Public liability insurance provides cover in the event that a member of
the public is accidentally injured and an organisation is found liable.
With most of the UK getting in the party spirit and organising events
for the big day, Endsleigh is urging communities to consider public
Chris Tuck of Endsleigh Insurance, said: “The jubilee is such a special
occasion, we want to make sure people have the assurance that they are
financially protected so they can have a great time. Don’t forget that
there are some basic elements such as public liability to be
considered. Having public liability cover in place means the
festivities that you have planned will be covered allowing you to enjoy
Here are a few tips on planning for a successful and memorable jubilee party:
Talk to your local authority or council
Although public liability insurance is not currently a legal
requirement, many local authorities set limitations and request that
street parties have a public liability insurance policy in place.
Talking to your local authority will provide you with information on the
level of cover that they expect you to have, as well as information on
closing your road for the day and any other restrictions that have been
put in place.
Speak to residents or residents association
If you have a residents association then plan a meeting to discuss your
insurance policy, inform your residents of what policies you need to
have in place and what the financial implications are.
Think about the risks
Everybody wants to have a great celebration, but risks always need to be
considered. Even if your local authority doesn’t demand a public liability policy,
think about the importance of having one anyway. Risks could include
food poisoning and broken limbs from trips and falls; public liability
insurance will keep you assured that if something did go wrong you are
Endsleigh Insurance offers a range of competitive policies for street
parties, businesses and personal purposes. Policies can be tailored to
cover legal fees, expenses and third party costs.