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Time to Go Online and Get Control of Your Business Insurance

Insure Online Limited is excited to launch its industry-changing website that allows small business owners to buy, manage and renew business insurance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Insurance industry research shows that small business owners struggle to see what value a traditional insurance broker brings. Brokers’ service is characterised by messy forms, antiquated processes and delayed response times. Added to this are limited product offerings, a lack of comparison quotes and rarely any transparency around charges, such as substantial commission, volume sales bonuses and high policy fees.

The launch of Insure Online’s new automated service is a response to the demand for a more transparent and simpler way to buy business insurance. Time-stricken small business owners can do their own research, get quotes and buy insurance efficiently. Insure Online provides access on weekends and after hours to a website they can trust.

Statistics back up the trend towards online. 75% of New Zealanders purchase insurance through a traditional intermediary who uses paper, mail and telephone. In Australia, only 31% of businesses exclusively use traditional brokers. 27% of Australian businesses are buying insurance online. To date, New Zealand’s business owners have been held back by the lack of internet options. This is about to change with the arrival of Insure Online.

Insure Online’s initial product line-up is extensive. Their insurance products include material damage insurance, business interruption cover, earthquake and other natural disaster protection. Public and product liability insurance, employer’s liability and statutory liability cover are also available online.

Insure Online is providing a simple, efficient and transparent service to customers, enabling them to transact business in real time. CEO, Brendan Tobin said “we have created a website where small business owners can buy insurance in less than 30 minutes without having to pick up the phone or leave their office.” We confirm insurance cover immediately. Payment can be made directly and securely from a business bank account. We email insurance documents within an hour. “Our efficiency means we are able to pass on visible savings in time and cost to business owners”, he added.

Customers, such as retailers and office-based businesses, can take control of their insurance and return to the website to make changes. They can update their insurance, buy more insurance cover and download copies of their insurance contract documents at any time. Our website allows customers to lodge claims online and generate insurance certificates on the spot. We support our customers with a toll free helpline - 0800 456 780 from 7am until 10pm, 7 days a week.

Few small business owners have time to waste doing insurance the old way. These days, cost and time pressures on business owners are intense. Buying insurance online is easier, faster and always available. Business owners who are seeking a more convenient and simpler approach to their insurance should go to


About Insure Online Limited

Insure Online is New Zealand’s most innovative insurance service. We were established to deliver the best products from New Zealand’s most trusted insurers. We are a family owned business with over 40 years combined experience in general insurance. Insure Online is dedicated to helping small businesses with a fast and easy way to buy and manage insurance, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For more information on the types of business that we insure, go to