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Professional indemnity insurance can provide useful cover for a wide range of businesses. If you charge clients for a service, consultancy or advice, it can help add an extra layer of protection. A client may insist that you have PI insurance in place before work can start. While it is not a legal obligation, in some sectors you may be expected to have this type of insurance in place.
Examples of industries that may need professional indemnity insurance include:
Professional indemnity insurance can help cover the cost of defending or settling claims you may face. Every business is unique, so there’s no set amount of cover you need.
Here are a few things you may want to consider:
No, professional indemnity insurance is not a legal requirement. However, some professional bodies and industry associations may require you to have PI insurance in place if you are a member.
No matter how big or small, any business can have professional indemnity insurance. Though it can be especially helpful for service-based businesses that work with clients. In this case, it can help mitigate costly fees and lawsuits from clients due to negligence claims.
If you don’t have professional indemnity insurance, you could put your business at risk. If you get taken to court or a client sues you, you may have to take a loss of income. This can be at a great cost to your company.
A range of industries should consider professional indemnity insurance. It can help anyone that gives professional advice to a client, which can impact them financially. This includes financial advisors, surveyors, healthcare professionals, designers and more.
No, professional indemnity insurance does not usually cover poor workmanship. The only exception is if you have specified this within your insured services.
Below you can find some examples of professional indemnity insurance claims:
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Eligible deposits with us are protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS). We are covered by the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS). Please note that due to FSCS and FOS eligibility criteria not all business customers will be covered.