Specialist Freelance Hairdresser Insurance

As the industry trade body representing the freelance sector, we know how important it is that you have the correct Public Liability (PL) Insurance with the appropriate cover. When you become a member of the Freelance Hairdressers’ Association, you are automatically provided with a bespoke insurance policy. It is arranged through Premierline, created for your specific needs, and is underwritten by RSA, a leading insurer. This policy meets FHA criteria and has the correct level of cover for the way you work, wherever you work and whatever services you offer (within the territorial limits of the policy).

The moment you join – either online or by phone – you are covered and insurance is valid immediately!

(Please see further information below on eligibility criteria and significant exclusions).

As a freelance hairdresser, you have a requirement to have adequate Public Liability and treatment risk insurance cover in place. The insurance policy offered within your FHA membership, underwritten by RSA and arranged by premierline Insurance Brokers is a group policy, specifically written to include the many services FHA members provide. FHA membership includes insurance cover for:

  • services you offer including barbering
  • freelance/mobile work including: home salon, care home, rent a chair, session work, tutors
  • industry protocol for skin tests
  • patches for skin tests
  • working with additives
  • working with keratin hair products

Please refer to the policy wording for full details of the insurance cover provided and the additional endorsements page, including any significant exclusions or limitations. Click here to view our frequently asked questions.

It is a condition of the Insurance that the Insured Person has:

  1. gained qualifications recognised by the Freelance Hair Association for the treatments undertaken and has gained 2 years appropriate experience or;
  2. has gained qualifications recognised by the Freelance Hair Association and is working towards gaining 2 years’ experience and who is undertaking continuous professional development monitored by the Freelance Hair Association.
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What is the Cost of the FHA Membership Package?

An FHA Membership subscription includes Public & Product Liability Insurance cover.
Monthly Subscription: Initial Joining Fee of £40 and £16.75 per month thereafter.
Annual Subscription: £199 per year with no initial Joining Fee.

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Download/View policy documents below

Outline of FHA Insurance Cover
FHA Insurance Policy Document
FHA Additional Clauses
Notice to Policyholder