New Appetite Guide to bind and quote small business online

UIG partner Hiscox NOW® has expanded its appetite to include both professional and contractor classes. And, to make things even easier to bind and quote online, we’re passing along the Appetite Guide to reference when visiting the UIG/Hiscox NOW Small Business Portal.

Appetite Guide: Hiscox NOW Appetite Guide_PL_GL_BOP_2017

Professional liability, general liability and business owners’ insurance are some of the admitted products written through Hiscox Insurance Company Inc., rated ‘A’ (Excellent) by A.M. Best.

When you’re reading to quote, no login or registration is needed, just have your UIG Agent ID ready.

If you don’t have an UIG Agent ID, no problem. Send us a message at or call 800.385.9978, and we’ll provide one to you. Once you have your ID in-hand, you’ll be ready to visit the UIG Small Business Portal and take advantage of:

  • Online application
  • Quote and bind in minutes, policy docs emailed immediately
  • Tailored policies starting from $22.50/mo.
  • Same-day coverage for more than 100 professions
  • Hiscox NOW handles all servicing and billing
  • Earn commissions for the lifetime of coverage

More than 100 professions and contractor classes covered, including, but not limited to:

  • Architecture & Engineering: Architects, Engineers, Draftsmen, Control Systems Integration
  • Artisan Contractors: Air Conditioning, Appliance, Carpentry, Flooring, Doors & Windows
  • Consulting: Business, Management, IT and Education Consultants
  • Creative & Design: Graphic Design, Photo Booths, Interior Design
  • Financial Services: Bookkeepers, Medical Billing, Tax Preparers, Auditing, Investment Advice
  • Health, Beauty & Fitness: Personal Trainers, Massage Therapists, Counselors, Social Workers, Barbers/Hair Stylists, Beauticians, Nail Technicians
  • Janitorial Services: Dry Vent Cleaning, Janitorial/Cleaning
  • Landscaping Services: Gutter/Chimney Cleaning, Landscaping/Gardening
  • Legal: Claims Adjusting, Court Reporting, Document Preparation, Legal Services
  • Marketing & Public Relations: Marketing/Media/PR Consultants, Event Planners/Promoters, SEO
  • Real Estate: Real Estate Agents and Property Managers (some exclusions)
  • Retail: Appliance, Clothing, Electronic, Florist, Home Furnishings, Jewelry and Other Stores
  • Small Contractors: Bodily Injury/Property Damage, Personal/Advertising Injury, Products/Completed Operations, Medical Payments, Damage to Rented Premises, Legal Costs
  • Technology: Application Development, Computer Programming/Consulting, IT Consulting/Management, Internet Hosting, Software Development

Underwritten by Hiscox Insurance Company Inc. (HICI) a Chicago based insurance company. Not available in all states. The A.M. Best rating is for HICI, a Chicago, IL domiciled insurer, as of December 31, 2014.

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