Financial Advisers - Reducing the risk of Professional Indemnity claims

If you are an IFA then you will have your own view of the huge changes the industry has gone through during the last 10 years. Whilst the aim has been to improve choice and transparency for the customer, Financial Advisers and the entire...

Guide To Solicitors' Professional Indemnity Insurance

Solicitors’ professional indemnity insurance is one of the major overheads for all law firms... ...along with salaries and office space. Premiums for this essential class of insurance cover vary widely between insurance companies....

GDPR and professional indemnity insurance - what you need to know

Just when you thought you were getting your head around GDPR along comes another awkward conundrum. Here’s the question: If I comply with the new rules and delete files containing personal client data, will I invalidate my professional indemnity...

Read our new guide to collateral warranties

If your business is working in the building and construction industry, you will almost certainly have been asked to sign various agreements and warranties at some point, perhaps to win contracts.  This requires a completely different set of...

Professional Negligence Explained

When you are asked to sign a contract to supply a service to a client, they may stipulate that you must carry a minimum level of professional indemnity insurance. This cover protects your business against allegations of professional...

We're in the Top 1%

In April we proudly made the top 1% of the most popular websites in the World. Our organic visits reached a new record level and this was a first time in the top 1% since the website was launched in 2011. This achievement also makes...

Guide To 'Run Off' Insurance Cover

'Run off' is a professional indemnity insurance policy taken out when a business stops trading. Any claims made under the policy relate to the work carried out before trading stopped, so you could say it covers legacy problems. ...

PI insurance helps you win new contracts

Professional indemnity insurance (PI) makes good business sense if you are a contractor. It protects your business from expensive claims from a client if they allege that you made a mistake, as well as bolster your IR35 status, indicating that you...

Professional indemnity insurance explained

Professional indemnity insurance explained... The origins of professional indemnity insurance (PI) go back to London in the 1700s. At that time the established professions such as accountants, solicitors and architects traded with...

Hacking and professional indemnity insurance

News stories about hacking make regular press headlines around the world and the incidents are likely to get worse... The issue of hacking should be a growing concern to all professional businesses holding sensitive client data or client money....

Even more tips to avoid a professional indemnity claim!

Good risk management is important to the success and survival of any business. Hopefully you read our first highly popular set of tips on this subject but if you didn't, the link is at the bottom of the page. But here is our second set...

How to reduce your professional indemnity premium....

If you are a larger professional services firm and you don't buy your cover online, here are some great tips from our experts that could have a dramatic affect on the professional indemnity insurance premium you pay. Create...

We love a great quote....

  We're well known for our great professional indemnity insurance quotes... ...but as well as insurance quotes, here in the office we also enjoy reading the literary kind which are inspired and can create debate. From Churchill...

Professional indemnity insurance - your worst case scenario...?

Determining the right level of professional indemnity insurance cover for your business... ...is not an exact science, but making a wrong decision can be catastrophic. So rather than picking a random figure that may or may not...

When To Notify A Professional Indemnity Claim

When you buy a professional indemnity insurance policy you enter into a contract with the insurance company. Like any contract there are rules which must be adhered to, some of which are very important... Your Policy Obligations One of the...

When Accused of Professional Negligence...!

Professional negligence is a risk for every   professional who starts a business. But there are some steps you can take to limit your exposure - and taking out professional indemnity insurance is one such step. Being a professional means that if...

Estate Agents and Letting Agents - Why You Need Professional Indemnity Insurance

Running a successful estate and letting agency is far from simple... Both buyers and sellers rightly expect you to be the expert, and more often than not you will be. But nobody is perfect and even the most diligent estate or lettings agent is not beyond...

Claims Focus - Property Professionals and Surveyors

Professional Indemnity claims against surveyors and property related professions can be substantial... When something goes wrong with the sale or letting of a property, the legal costs and size of the claim can quickly escalate...

Who Needs Professional Indemnity Insurance?

Almost anyone who provides a service to customers will need professional indemnity insurance. Our quote engine can now instantly compare competitive quotes for almost 500 occupations and this is constantly being expanded.    ...

Lejonvarn v Burgess

Sometimes you might be tempted to give some free professional advice to help a friend. But after the recent decision by the Court of Appeal, you might think carefully about the consequences of giving something for nothing….. Mr and Mrs Burgess...

How Smart Firms Reduce Their Professional Indemnity Premium

If you are a large or more complex professional business, the calculation of your professional indemnity premium by an insurance underwriter is not an exact science.    Giving a good impression of your business can vastly...

Caught in the Act!

Nine months after it became law, Niall Hevey of specialist law firm Reynolds Colman Bradley gives his expert view on the impact of the Insurance Act... The Insurance Act 2015: Redressing The Balance? In order to achieve its objective of redressing the...

Killer Marketing Tips for Start-Ups

Whether you’re just starting out in business or you want to grow your business there are some key factors that can really make a difference to whether your marketing efforts are a success or failure. Below, we take a look at some of these factors: ...

Our new office on the coolest street in Britain!

We are pleased to announce the opening of our 2nd office which will focus on the delivery of corporate professional indemnity insurance services to high quality professional clients.  The new Bristol office enjoys a prestigious location on...

Keep Your Client Data Secure

Data breaches cost businesses many millions of pounds every year... ....and the chances are your firm has a number of assets that contain sensitive information about your customers. With this in mind, it's important to take steps to minimise the...
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