Professional Indemnity Care Insurance

Our care professional indemnity and liability product comes as part of a complete business liability package.

  • Professional indemnity up to £5million
  • Protection against defence costs
  • UK based support

Call us on 0330 123 5810 or get a quote online

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Why choose professional indemnity care insurance with Towergate?

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Specialist professional indemnity cover in just five minutes

No need to wait to get covered, simply get a quote and cover in five minutes.

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No hidden fees or charge

Making sure you know that you will not have further costs down the line.

Liability

Professional indemnity up to £5 million

Cover for any costs awarded against you.

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Care professional indemnity cover all in one place

Public liability, products liability and professional indemnity in one policy (check the policy wording for exclusions).

About professional indemnity care insurance

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Professional indemnity care compensation claims covered

There is no cap on how much a compensation claim can be in the UK. This means a claim could be hundreds of thousands, even millions of pounds. Your policy can protect you against claims for compensation for financial loss suffered by your customers, up to the limit of indemnity.

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Protection against defence costs

As well as covering successful compensation claims against you, our policy can also cover you for the defence costs of an unsuccessful claim, including loss of earnings. If you suspect a claim is being raised, we’ve teamed up with a 24-hour helpline service which can provide instant, impartial advice.

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Specialist care professional indemnity policies available

We offer policies designed for therapists, trainers, consultants and hundreds of other professions, meaning you can be confident you have the right cover. We can also source discounts for many of our customers who belong to professional organisations and industry bodies.

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All-round care cover from our liability package

Professional indemnity forms a vital part of our liability package, which also includes: public liability, employers’ liability, products liability and libel and slander cover. With our package, your business is covered against a range of legal related risks.

When you need to make a claim, we'll guide you through the process and get your claim settled as quickly as possible.

  • Find your insurance documents and make sure you have all your information at hand, including your policy number.
  • Call the claims team for current claims on 0330 018 2292. From 1 Nov, new claims on 01273 863 450, and explain exactly what happened
  • Provide photos if requested to help us understand what happened as quickly as we can.
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Professional indemnity care insurance FAQs

For their own liability reasons you are unlikely to find an insurance company who will advise you exactly on how much cover you need. It is essentially your responsibility to take out adequate cover although our advisors can go through your options over the phone and explain how you might want to calculate this cost. Alternatively, many industry organisations or professional bodies will likely be able to offer your some advice.

Professionals who send out products, offer advice of some kind, or provide some services from their own home can still cause harm for which they may be liable. For this reason it’s important you don’t make an assumption that you can’t do any damage when tucked away in your own home, and speak with an advisor about your risks.

When you stop trading or retire we recommend you still have something called ‘run off’ cover. This means that claims raised against you for an event that happened while you were still trading are covered (a claim can be raised any time up to 3 years after the fact). When you are ready we can arrange cover for you for this.

Many of our customers can get a discount on their insurance simply by being a member of a professional association or industry body. What’s more, for many of these, we also offer profession specific policies too. This means you can get specific cover with great discounts! Speak to one of our advisors to find out how much you can save.

If you prefer to spread the cost of your annual premium, we offer a quick and easy direct debit scheme. When you choose to pay premiums in instalments, you will be paying under a Premium Finance plan.

We will give you full details of the finance provider, and the additional cost of finance, when we provide you with your payment plan quotation. This will include the total payable, the number of monthly instalments and the cost of each, as well as the representative APR.

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