Energy assessor and consultant insurance

Specialist cover for energy assessors and consultants from as little as £5 a month

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Working in a specialist industry requires specialist cover. We have over 25 years experience as a specialist insurer, and our energy assessor and consultant insurance provides cover against the risks facing your industry.

Incidents can happen – an error in a report for a client, a visitor tripping over something at your premises or a fire at your offices could be disastrous for your business. With our energy assessor and consultant insurance, you will have the peace of mind your business is covered for such events.

Our simple quote system will ask about your business operations and build a policy around them, offering you covers that may be of interest. You can choose to buy all or just some of the covers quoted, so you will only ever pay for the cover you want.

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Build tailored energy assessor insurance with these specialist covers

  • Professional indemnity insurance

    Professional indemnity insurance covers the cost of defending your business against allegations of professional negligence (such as giving your client incorrect or wrongful advice) and any compensation or damages subsequently awarded against you. This is vital protection for energy assessors and advisors and cover is available with limits ranging from £50,000 to £5m.

  • Public and product liability insurance

    Public and product liability insurance covers the cost of defending your business (including damages awarded against you if unsuccessful) if someone is injured, or their property damaged, which arises from you going about your business or supplying products. The legal fees alone could cost your business thousands of pounds. This is an important cover if you regularly deal with clients or members of the public. Limits range from £1m to £5m.

  • Employer’s liability insurance

    Employer’s liability insurance is a legal requirement if your business has employees. It covers your business against claims for injury or illness suffered by employees arising from their employment. If your energy consultancy employs staff, you may wish to consider this cover. Cover for £10m.

  • Directors and officers insurance

    Directors and officers insurance covers the costs of defending you as a director or officer of your company against allegations of wrongful acts and any damages subsequently awarded against you. Cover is also provided in respect of the legal costs and expenses of defending actions for disqualification as a director, investigations and extradition proceedings. Limits range from £100,000 to £5m.

  • Office insurance

    Office insurance covers your office buildings, office contents and computer equipment against accidental damage (including theft) whilst on your business premises. You can also choose to cover your business equipment (such as laptops and mobile phones) on a worldwide basis, and insure your business against loss of income and/or additional trading expenses following events such as damage to your property.

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Frequently asked questions

  • What's the difference between professional indemnity and public liability?

    Professional indemnity insurance covers against allegations of professional negligence - which means it would cover you if you were to make an error or mistake in a piece of work (such as a project or report) for a client.

    Public liability insurance is different - it covers against allegations of injury or illness caused to third parties by your negligence. This includes many of the slips, trips and falls that are associated with personal injury claims. In addition, public liability insurance covers against damage to third party property - for example, if you were to damage a client-owned laptop or smartphone.

    As they insure against different scenarios, it's important you consider arranging both types of cover to ensure you are properly protected.

  • I need to arrange insurance to start work - do you provide proof of cover?

    Yes. We provide a dedicated 'Confirmation of Liability Insurance' document (detailing the cover you have with us) as part of the documents that are emailed to you if you purchase your policy with us. You can present this document to agencies and clients as proof that you are insured.

  • What limit of cover should I choose?

    Many clients and industry bodies with regulatory requirements will require you to have a minimum level of cover in order for you to undertake a contract, so it's worth checking this before you arrange cover. If you're unsure, or it's the first time you have arranged cover, give some thought to a worst-case scenario and the likely costs involved in putting your mistake right. We offer a range of limits, so you're sure to find the right cover for your business.

  • Why should I insure with Markel?

    Established over 25 years ago, we've gained an unrivalled understanding of the risks facing professionals and our policies are specially designed to protect you.

    We're regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority, and you can view our details on the Financial Services Register. We're a division of Markel International, a Lloyd's and London market insurer that wrote gross premiums of £800m ($1.2 billion) in 2015.

    Still not sure? Call us on 0800 640 6600 - one of our insurance experts will be more than happy to answer any questions you have and talk you through the insurance we offer so you can choose the right cover for your business. Alternatively, get an online quote in 90 seconds now and call us later if anything needs clarifying.

We offer specialist cover for home-based energy consultants

Home businesses face a wide range of unique risks. Our homeworker insurance policy can provide your energy assessment business with expert cover that could save it from a financially crippling claim. It is unlikely your home insurance will cover your business activities, so it is crucial you choose specialist insurance to prevent your business being left exposed.

You can tailor our homeworker policy to your individual requirements, with a range of limits suitable for energy assessment businesses of all sizes. You can choose from a range of specialist liability covers and have the option of insuring your business equipment.

With cover starting from just £5/month and the option to pay over 10 interest free payments, you won't find better value energy consultant and assessor insurance elsewhere.

Cover starting at just £5 a month