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New Years Event Insurance

New Years party insurance ensures you start the year off right.

New Years Eve is a popular time for parties in celebration of the turning of the year. Events range from venues with thousands of attendees, to a private party with friends and family. Indeed, however you choose to celebrate the new year, make sure you stay protected.

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Drink spillages, theft, fire dangers; all are risks which require effective public liability insurance for your New Years event. Staff and volunteers that help with the running of the event will require employers’ liability insurance. And bad weather in winter could put a dampener on your fireworks, light show or marquee, meaning cancellation will need to be safeguarded.

The costs of New Years parties can be extraordinary, especially alongside venue hire, equipment hire, security and entertainers. Private or publicly accessible, New Years events have high expectations, and the organisers need to be wary of protecting their finances.

What types of New Years events need insurance?

  • Fireworks insurance
  • New Years Party insurance
  • New Years Eve Countdown insurance
  • Ceilidh event insurance
  • New Years Eve Watch Party insurance
  • Murder mystery insurance
  • New Years Eve Gala insurance
  • and more…

Our flexible New Years Eve insurance policies are the best way to protect your event. Perfect for a wide range of New Years event types, any event organiser can benefit from Insure Our Event’s flexible New Years Eve insurance policies – available throughout the whole of December and January.

Insure Our Event are here to help party organisers put the right protection in place. You can use our quote form to create a bespoke policy tailored to your event. Then you will receive a quote reflecting the cost of insuring your New Years event – so quickly fill out our quote form to receive an instant free quote.

Insure Our Event are experts in event insurance, with 20 years of experience in the sector. We have an in-house claims team who will provide information, checklists and guidance were the worst to happen. We treat every case individually, so by insuring with Insure Our Event, you can be sure you are getting the best of the best.

What New Years Event Insurance covers:

  • Mandatory public liability cover for New Years events organisers.
  • Employers’ liability insurance, cover if your event use the services of staff or volunteers.
  • The cost of fixing or replacing damaged or stolen equipment which has been hired and you are legally responsible for.
  • Costs of claims relating to fireworks and light shows.
  • Cover of expenses if your New Years event is cancelled or postponed due to bad weather conditions.
  • Cost of no shows of performers or guest speakers.
  • If the event is abandoned, cover the costs of hiring entertainment and equipment as well as venue and catering.

What New Years Event Insurance does not cover:

  • If your guests don’t attend your party.
  • If the public don’t show to your New Years Eve countdown party.
  • If you don’t get any customers at your New Years stall or market.
  • If the suppliers fail.
  • Incidents or failures as a result of COVID-19.
  • Anything already insured under a third-party’s policy agreement.

Risk management of your New Years party or market is necessary to reduce the likelihood of a claim. Insure Our Event will provide information and guidance on safely running your event. For a quick test, see our Spot the risk test.

If you employ staff for your event or use volunteers, then having employers’ liability insurance in place is mandatory. Public liability insurance is required by councils for a street party and public fireworks shows. Many private venues will require you to show proof of insurance before allowing you to go ahead with your New Years event. Private parties do not require insurance, however it is highly recommended.

The only way to cover your finances when setting up a watch party at for midnight is to take out comprehensive insurance. If the clock stops or the event is cancelled, insurance will save you face as well as a considerable amount of money.

Legal claims made by staff or the public against event planners are expensive. The costs of compensation, legal fees and replacing stolen equipment are exorbitant. To keep your finances protected from any eventuality, Insure Our Event’s flexible insurance policies will cater to your requirements

Insure Our Event’s Quote Form is the best Public liability insurance is essential for large parties as they involve lots of risk. The best place to get effective public liability is at Insure Our Event. We offer low premiums on public liability cover, insuring you for £1 million, £2 million, £5 million or £10 million. Our flexible policies can be tailored to your event, taking into account your expected capacity, venue size, claims history, location and event type.

Stall holders are able to purchase their own insurance with us. As an event organiser, you should require your stall holders and any hired or third-party services such as musicians and entertainers to have their own insurance in place.

See our Stall holders and market stall insurance

See our Performers and entertainers’ insurance

New Years Insurance options to consider…

Event Cancellation Insurance, Public Liability Insurance, Employers’ Liability

You could also include…

Event Equipment Insurance, Adverse Weather Insurance

*£35 premium is based on a party with up to 50 attendees and public liability cover of £2 million and excludes Employers Liability, Property, Money & Cancellation cover. Prices will vary dependent on event size and cover required. Complete our instant quote form for a tailored quote for your event.

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