Legal documents service for small businesses

Get access to a library of legal documents, from employment contracts to health and safety policies, that can be tailored to your business and checked by a solicitor.

Our legal documents service is included, as standard, when you buy or renew a business insurance policy with us.

Please note that this service is only available to customers who bought or renewed policies between 01 April 2018 and 31 March 2019.

Make sure your business is compliant with the law

Making sure your business adheres to government regulations and covering your business for any potential legal disputes is a key part of being a business owner. However, this often involves costly and time-consuming meetings with solicitors.

Fortunately, our legal documents service is included, as standard, when you buy or renew a business insurance policy with us. You'll get access to all the legal documents your business needs to develop and you can get your documents reviewed by a solicitor.

  • Set up your company and choose a business structure
  • Enter into a business partnership
  • Hire new staff and set up employment procedures
  • Deal with employee grievances
  • Comply with health & safety regulations
  • Safeguard your interests when trading online
  • Deal with many other legal and compliance issues

Whether you've been asked to set up a non-disclosure agreement, need help constructing an employee contract or want to create a privacy and cookie policy for your website, we can give you the tools you need to create working legal documents.

We also offer many legal documents to help protect your rights as a landlord.

Who can access the legal documents service?

Our legal documents service comes as standard on the following policies:

This service isn't available with our van insurance, our hotel insurance and for customers who started a professional indemnity policy with us before 15 July 2018.

How does the legal documents service work?

The Direct Line for Business legal documents service allows you to draft crucial legal documents.

Simply choose the document you want to create and answer a few simple questions to produce your legal document. You can even save your documents for future reference, or update them as and when you need to.

For extra peace of mind, a solicitor is on hand to check and approve the documents you create using the service – at no extra cost to you.

How do I access the legal documents service?

When you buy or renew a relevant business insurance policy with us you’ll receive a welcome email. This email will explain how you can register for the legal documents service.

It can take up to 48 hours for your details to be added and access granted. Please note you won't be able to use the service until you have completed your registration.

If you already have a qualifying Direct Line for Business insurance product, click here to start using the legal documents service.

Small business insurance at Direct Line for Business

You can find out more about the different types of small business insurance that we offer here.

For expert advice on running and growing your business, make sure to head over to our knowledge centre.

Document services, including legal document reviews, are provided by Epoq Legal Limited. The legal helpline is provided by DAS Legal Expenses Insurance Company Limited.