• Professional Indemnity Insurance

    Protect your business - get the cover you need today

    Professional Indemnity (PI) covers any legal expenses incurred in defending claims and compensation costs awarded if you’re found to have given inadequate advice, designs or service which causes a client to lose money.

  • Do I need Professional Indemnity cover?

    You might need PI if you are:

    • Providing consultancy or advice - Clients can claim compensation if they believe you’ve given misleading or negligent advice.
    • Providing an expert service - A client can claim if you make errors in design, plans or calculations.
    • Handling personal information - You could face claims if you unintentionally mishandle a client’s data.

    Some clients and professional bodies will require you to have Professional Indemnity Insurance in place.

    Which professions need Professional Indemnity?

    Professional Indemnity is designed to provide cover to professions who give advice or provide a service, for example:

    • IT consultants
    • business consultants
    • coaching, training and education
    • surveyors
    • engineers.

    This list is not complete since there are many professions which may need Professional Indemnity.

    What claims are covered?

    Professional Indemnity can protect against the cost of dealing with a claim from a disgruntled customer. It’s important to ensure you’re covered in the event of a claim. You could face compensation costs if a client claims:

    • Negligence – Losing or misplacing confidential documents.
    • Infringement of intellectual property rights – Using a copyrighted image or photo without obtaining the appropriate rights or licence.
    • Breach of confidence – If you’re accused of leaking confidential information.
  • How we can support you

    Your business is your future so you need to know it has the right protection. We realise that means more than simply getting comprehensive cover. We believe you should have access to:

    • Experienced advisers who’ll assess your needs.
    • A range of available covers and packages to give you flexibility in your choice.
    • Quotes from a panel of leading insurers so that you’ll pay a competitive price.
    • Experts who can help you manage claims should the unexpected happen.

    This is why we’ve teamed up with Arthur J. Gallagher Insurance Brokers Limited, a leading UK insurance broker, whose expertise means that you’ll get all of the above. Their quality service will leave you reassured and able to focus on running your business.

  • Get advice or a quote

    Whether you want cover today or advice on your insurance needs Arthur J. Gallagher’s advisers can help. Call 0345 377 0001 to speak with a specialist.

    Lines are open Monday- Friday, 9am - 5pm.

  • Do you need more information?

    Yes, I think I have other risks

    There are other covers available to you to cover you for risks that professional indemnity doesn’t. For example if you give advice you may need Public Liability. There are also package covers available which may suit salons or businesses with offices.

    Yes, I’m not sure I understand Professional Indemnity

    No problem, to speak with a friendly adviser who’ll be able to answer your questions you can call 0345 377 0001. Lines are open Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm.

    No, I’m ready to get a quote

    That’s great! To get a quote you can call an insurance specialist on 0345 377 0001. Lines are open Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm.