At Stuart Insurances (South East) we insure all types of businesses and love learning about and getting to know the entrepreneurs we meet. We came across this article recently and some of the items insured are so bizarre, we just had to share . . .
Legs – many models and footballers insure their legs for huge sums of money. Lionel Messi has his insured for €750 million!
Voice – Many singers insure their voices in case their talent deserts them. Mariah Carey insured her voice for $35 million.
Smile – Does your smile make you money? Julia Roberts has hers insured for $30 million.
Taste Buds – essential for a chefs and food critics. Egon Ronay insured his for $393,000.
Body Hair – insured by celebrities worldwide. Merv Hughes, Australian Cricketer, insured his moustache for $370,000.
Winning the Lotto – Employers can get insurance cover for temporary staff in case their employees win the lotto and leave them in the lurch!
Loch Ness Monster – in 2014 a cruise ship company took out a policy to cover its ship and passengers in the event of attack from Nessie!
Kidnapping – many high flyers insure against the cost of ransom and rehabilitation costs.
Alien Abduction – over 6,000 people in Florida are insured against alien abduction!
The moral of the tale? Think about what are the most valuable and important assets in your business. Whatever business sector you operate in, chat with us.