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Talking Trade

Welcome to our blog

Welcome to Talking Trade – the insurance blog of Trade Direct Insurance, supporting tradespeople with our business and insurance news, and some chit chat.

Talking Trade is a blog specially designed for tradesman, where you will find our news and latest updates. Browse the latest and most popular articles below or view all blog articles here.

Latest Articles

Self-employed the least stressed

Self-employed definition

New research has busted some big myths about what it’s like to be self-employed in Britain, including how stressed they are compared to company workers.

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Heating Installer Awards 2018 – Enter Now

Entries for the Heating Installer Awards 2018 are open from now until February. Plumbers and heating engineers can now enter, including apprentices.

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Tradesman launches tool theft campaign

A campaign has been launched to enforce tougher penalties for tool theft and guidelines for the selling of second-hand tools too.

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Most Popular

7 Reasons to join Trade Trust Sites

7 reasons to use trade recommendation sites

We look at the possible benefits to your business when you’re approved by a Trade Recommendation site

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Welcome to Talking Trade

Whatever your trade, if you’re looking for hints, tips, news and lifestyle articles, you’re in the right place.

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Straight talk – insurance jargon buster

Something you’re not sure about with insurance? Read our Straight Talk insurance jargon buster for answers to trade insurance questions.

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