Business insurance for Engineers

Running your own business means managing lots of things at once – cash flow, bookings, equipment hire and project management among them. With all the key responsibilities attached to engineering, insurance shouldn't be an extra headache. We’ll keep you, your employees and the vital tools of your trade insured, making sure you don’t need to worry about how you’ll deal with the unexpected, so you can get on with the job in hand.

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Getting business insurance as an engineer

With so many factors to consider in an engineering project, things don’t always go to plan. If something goes wrong it can threaten a whole project until it’s put right, so engineering insurance offers protection against mistakes for you and your employees, giving you and your clients peace of mind. We’ll tailor your cover to the specific needs of your company and we’ll make sure you’re protected against legal costs, compensation and expenses.

Where business insurance for engineers can help

Putting mistakes right

A design error, a misunderstanding about specifications, even a typo or an omission from your project plan. Something really simple could quickly turn into an expensive and embarrassing mistake, especially if it’s carried out on site. We’ll cover the costs of putting it right and we’ll help you to defend yourself against claims for compensation.

Protecting your employees

Despite your best efforts, slips, trips and falls could put you or your employees out of action. Serious incidents and industrial illnesses can even spell the end of someone’s career. Employer liability insurance for engineering consultants covers the compensation and legal fees you may have to pay if a claim is brought against you by an employee for injury or disease arising from the work they do for you.

Dissatisfied clients

Despite your best efforts, it’s possible that your client may still be unhappy with the end result. Misunderstandings and mistakes in an engineering project may increase your client’s costs, so they could decide to make a claim against you. Whether it’s justified or not, you’ll still have to defend yourself and we’ll be there to help.

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Key types of insurance for engineers

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These are just some of the types of business insurance for engineering firms that we can offer. We can provide other specific types of cover and build them into a policy that’s tailored to the exact needs of your business.

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