Bee Diseases Insurance Ltd (BDI)

The insurance company for beekeepers in England & Wales run by beekeepers
About BDI

BDI provides insurance for the replacement of beekeeping equipment should it have to be destroyed due to an incidence of a notifiable disease, such as European or American Foul Brood. Further information about how Bee Diseases Insurance Ltd operates can be found here

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Details of the features and benefits of our secure system for generating member receipts can be found here.

We are pleased confirm that Premium rates remain unchanged for 2017

Training Grants
As BDI is increasing its funding of research significantly in 2016, it is not offering the £100 training grant to member associations this year.  We welcome suggestions of how we can support disease awareness training in 2017.


Making a claim

The procedure for a making a claim is very simple and straightforward - details can be found on our claims page here

Research Activities

An important part of the work that BDI undertakes is the seed funding it provides on behalf of beekeepers for research into the causes of bee diseases.  See our research pages for more information