We know that experience matters when it comes to recruitment. Your clients put their trust in you, and expect excellence in your work, which is why it’s vital to ensure you’re protected should something go wrong. At Hiscox, we have built on our specialist knowledge to offer a tailored professional indemnity insurance policy for your specific industry.
Tailored to meet the needs of employment agencies, online consultants and head-hunters, our professional indemnity insurance policy can help protect you against the cost of settling or defending a client’s claim that there is a problem with the work you have done for them, such as failing to check a candidate’s references or making a mistake in a job advert.
Why choose Hiscox recruitment consultants professional indemnity insurance?
Our policy provides cover for:
- negligence or breach of duty of care – making a mistake in your work or giving bad advice
- infringement of intellectual property rights – for example using content from a website or publication without permission
- breach of confidence – sharing confidential or sensitive information without consent
- defamation – making false or damaging claims about a person or organisation
- civil liability – if a claim occurs because of your business activity for a client and we haven’t specifically excluded it, it’s covered
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Protect your hard-earned reputation
Hiscox professional indemnity insurance for recruitment consultants includes free crisis containment cover. This provides access to specialist public relations support if a covered claim looks likely to damage the reputation of your business. So, should the worse happen, you can let the experts manage your response to events while you focus on running your business.
With our professional indemnity insurance, recruitment consultants can work with the greater peace of mind that they’re protected should anything go awry. As a starting point, it’s helpful to get to grips with the PI cover we offer.
Download recruitment consultants professional indemnity summary of cover (PDF)
Download recruitment consultants professional indemnity policy wording (PDF)
Do I need any other types of insurance?
As a recruitment consultant, insurance can protect you in a number of different ways provided you take out the appropriate covers. At Hiscox we provide a full range of business insurance policies that can be chosen to create a tailored package that suits your individual needs. These include employers’ and public liability insurance, office insurance, cyber and data risks insurance, and personal accident insurance, so you can cover all bases when it comes to protecting your business financially.
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