Markel Direct UK offer professional indemnity insurance, public liability insurance & a whole range of other insurance policies to professionals & consultants of all kinds, from dance teachers & personal trainers through to IT contractors & web designers. We have over twenty years' experience in the specialist insurance market, and unrivalled knowledge of the risks facing today's business. As an online insurer, our simple quote system can quote you in just 90 seconds, and our policies can be tailored to meet your individual needs.
Professional indemnity insurance, also known as professional liability insurance, covers the costs in defending your business, as well as any compensation or damages subsequently awarded against you, following allegations of professional negligence. This could result from providing clients with poor advice, breaching copyright or losing important documents or data. Professional indemnity insurance is mandatory for many professions, and the absence of covers could result in your business being liable to pay thousands of pounds in costs and compensation should you make a mistake.
Public liability insurance is essential cover for professionals and businesses that regularly interact with clients and members of the public. Public liability insurance covers the legal costs in defending a claim, in addition to any compensation subsequently awarded, if, in the course of your business, you:
Without public liability insurance cover, your business could face financial ruin following any of these events.
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