Members of the Basketmakers’ Association based in the United Kingdom can purchase product and public liability insurance through the Basketmakers’ Association for the very reasonable price of £25 per annum.

Who is eligible?

Any fully paid up member of the Basketmakers’ Association domiciled in the United Kingdom, providing:

  • the member does not trade as a limited company, limited liability partnership, community interest company or any similar incorporated entity;
  • the member does not have any employees on a full-time or part-time basis or engage any freelance workers on a labour only basis;
  • the member does not trade out of a permanent retail premises other than a market stall or similar type arrangement.

What does it cover?

  • Designing
  • Making
  • Exhibiting
  • The display and sale of baskets and related crafts including sculpture, chair-seating (including repair work) and hurdle making
  • Fence making
  • The teaching and demonstration of basketmaking, chair-seating and similar craftmaking skills.

How do I get it?

You have to be a member to qualify and it can be added at the time of joining or at a later date.

If you are thinking of taking out the product and public liability insurance with your membership, please make sure you fulfil the criteria and that the policy meets your requirements by reading the information in the policy summary document.

To purchase the product and public liability insurance in addition to your membership, please use the ‘purchase insurance’ button below.

Your insurance documents will be sent out separately by email once payment has been received. If you would prefer to receive a hard copy in the post (for which there is a small charge of £3 to cover costs) or have any questions,  please complete the contact form below.

Please note: the product and public liability insurance runs for a fixed year from 1 January – 31 December 2024

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