Professional indemnity insurance can help protect your client if a claim is brought by one of their clients due to a problem with work that has been done for them.

Hiscox Professional Indemnity Insurance offers cover for compensation a policyholder may need to pay to correct a mistake or to cover legal costs due to negligence, such as giving incorrect advice or making a mistake.

Through many years of experience, we have built a leading reputation in the provision of professional indemnity protection for a wide range of professions. Our experienced claims handlers know how to protect your client’s business and settle disputes quickly and efficiently.

Key features

A Hiscox Professional Indemnity policy includes the following cover as standard:

  • Negligence or breach of duty of care
  • Defamation – libel and slander
  • Privacy – cover for breach of confidence or disclosure of a client’s confidential information
  • Infringement of intellectual property rights
  • Rectification – we cover the costs (up  to a specified limit) of putting right lost or damaged non electronically held professional documents
  • Court attendance – if your client or an employee has to attend court in connection with a covered claim, we will cover their costs up to a specified limit
  • Dishonesty – we may cover your client against dishonesty of their partners, directors, employees and contractors where this causes them either a direct loss of their own funds or liability for their client’s funds.

Who is it for?

We provide cover for businesses working in the following areas. If your client's profession is not listed, we may still be able to cover them under our professional indemnity policy for other professions.

    Why choose Hiscox?

    • A Hiscox Professional Indemnity policy can be combined with any of our other commercial insurance products to provide a single, tailored package for your client incorporating only the cover they require.
    • Award-winning claims team who will deal with claims quickly and efficiently to help get your client’s business back to normal as quickly as possible.
    • Interest-free payment by Direct Debit.

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