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Employers Liability Insurance

Employer liability insurance

Why do you need employers liability insurance?

If you employ staff, you're legally required to have employers liability cover in place.1 As an employer, you're responsible for ensuring your staff are safe and well; most importantly, that they don't get sick or injured because of the work they do for you. Despite your best efforts, if one of your employees suffers an injury or becomes ill and believes it's your fault, they may try to claim compensation from you.

  • Workplace injuries
    Between 2019 and 2020, 0.7 million workers sustained a non-fatal injury,2 and 142 were killed between 2020 and 2021 due to a workplace accident.
  • Employee claims
    Suppose an employee or volunteer – past or present – makes a claim against you. In that case, insurance will protect you against legal costs defending a claim. It will also cover any compensation you may be required to pay.
  • Health and safety inspections
    If you are not properly insured, fail to display the certificate or are unable to provide a certificate of insurance during health and safety inspections, you may be fined.3

How our liability experts can help

We have years of experience in arranging this cover for businesses of different sizes across various industries. Whether as part of a combined insurance package or a standalone policy, we can advise you on the level of cover that's right for your business and arrange the appropriate insurance.

public liability insurance

Public and product liability insurance

If a serious accident happens in-store or because of faulty products, health and safety authorities could investigate. Public liability and product liability insurance will protect your business should a claim be made against you.

Management liability insurance

Management liability insurance

Get covered for directors’ and officers’ liability, employment practices liability and company legal liability under one simple but effective policy.

Professional indemnity insurance

We understand every business is different. Whatever your needs, our team of professional indemnity insurance specialists are here to understand the risks you face and arrange the right cover to protect you and your business.

Get in touch with an employers liability insurance expert