For guidance and support on insurance cover/payments during COVID-19, click here to read our FAQs

Do I need insurance for a market stall?

Do I need insurance for a market stall?

If you run a market stall there’s a good chance that you’ve questioned what would happen to your business operations if something were to go wrong.

For example, what would the impact be to your business if your stock became damaged, or if a member of the public incurred an injury because of your stall?

Without the correct insurance in place, unfortunate circumstances such as these could seriously threaten your livelihood and the future of your business.That’s why we’ve put together this guide to briefly explain the different types of insurance you may need, and exactly why each type is important.

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Free COVID-19 Risk Assessment for Reopening Market Stalls

Free COVID-19 Risk Assessment for Reopening Market Stalls

Free COVID-19 Risk Assessment for Reopening Market Stalls


As part of our commitment to providing advice and guidance to market traders, we have developed a free risk assessment template for reopening market stalls.

The risk assessment is designed to assist market traders in setting up their stalls in a COVID-secure way to limit the transmission of COVID-19 among market staff, traders and members of the public.

Download the risk assessment for free

Please Note: This risk assessment template is intended for guidance only and not as a substitute for appropriate professional advice.


About Marketline

Marketline offers specialist insurance services for traders at Markets, Events, Exhibitions and Festivals. Our aim is to provide market traders and stall holders with affordable insurance and the best possible customer service.

With over 20 years’ experience, we have been providing insurance solutions to traders at competitive prices whilst still offering the widest cover.

The ranges of cover available from Marketline include:

  • Public Liability (from £60.40 a year)
  • Products Liability
  • Employers’ Liability
  • Van & Truck Insurance
  • Stock Insurance
  • Household Insurance
  • Car Insurance

Whether your insurance requirements are straight-forward or complex, our staff are on hand to help.

To find out more or get a free, no obligation quote, get in touch with us at

Our Festive Opening Hours 2020

Our Festive Opening Hours 2020

Our Festive Opening Hours

Christmas is almost upon us and as 2020 comes to an end we would like to thank our market traders for their valued support. Wishing you a Merry Christmas and the best of luck for a prosperous 2021!

Here are our festive opening hours in case you need to contact us over the Christmas period:

Thursday 24th December 2020

 9am to 1pm

Friday 25th & Monday 28th December 2020


Tuesday 29th, Wednesday 30th and 
Thursday 31st December 2020

 10am to 3pm

Friday 1st January 2021



If you need to report a claim please refer to your policy booklet for your Insurers emergency contact number, or you can visit our claims help web page.We will be open as usual on Monday 4th January at 9am. Our standard opening hours are Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:30pm.

Please note that we are closed on Sundays
Please note that we are closed on Saturdays
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