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coaches

What is covered?

As a coach affiliated with Badminton England you receive public liability cover, professional indemnity, legal expenses (including free legal helpline) and personal accident benefits.

  • The details and limits of cover can be found on the coaches summary of cover.
  • If you are self-employed you are insured to deliver Badminton England recognised activity subject to your turnover being less than GBP35,000 per annum. 
  • You are permitted to use a trading name, however if you have set up a Limited company you will need to purchase insurance cover away from the Badminton England scheme. Please contact Bluefin Sport to obtain a quotation.

Please note if you employ the services of others you need to contact the membership team at Badminton England to access the employers liability cover. Click here to visit the Badminton England website.

FAQs

Q
As a coach what insurance cover do I receive?
A
As a Badminton England coach you will be insured for activities that are recognised by Badminton England, as long as the activity falls within your coaching qualification & remint.

As part of your coaching responsibilities please ensure you undertake adequate risk assessment checks before each training session.

Please note coaches can earn up to GBP35,000. Above these turnover thresholds you will need to purchase your own standalone Liability cover, if this is required please contact Bluefin Sport on 0345 872 5060.
Q
Why would I need Employer's Liability insurance?
A
It is a legal requirement that any business who has employees must have employers liability. So as a coach, you may have assistant coaches or volunteers working beside you as part of your activities.

If this is the case please contact the Badminton England coaching department.
Q
Am I insured to coach abroad?
A
As a Badminton England coach, you may coach abroad however only temporarily and as long as you’re a permanent resident is in the UK.
Q
If I coach under a trading name will I still be covered?
A
You are covered if you are a sole trader or use a trading/business name. 

For example Joe Bloggs t/as 123 Badminton Coaching. 

If you are set up as a LTD company you need to seek separate business insurance. Please contact Bluefin Sport on 0345 872 5060.