Why do you need professional indemnity insurance for architects?
Advising and supporting clients with their building projects – from creative planning through to management and delivery – comes with responsibility and risk. Accidents and mistakes can happen, but the impact of giving incorrect or negligent advice would almost certainly result in your clients suffering financially.
Should your business be found responsible for providing inadequate advice that caused your clients to lose money, architects professional indemnity insurance will cover the cost of any compensation you are required to pay. It will also cover any legal expenses incurred defending the claim.
If you're a member of RIBA or ARB professional indemnity insurance is compulsory.
We offer risk management advice to help mitigate the day to day risks architects face. We also have a dedicated in-house claims team to help guide them through the claims process step by step, helping to get the right resolution.
What can we do for you?
Offering levels of cover to suit your needs, our range of professional indemnity insurance products for architects combine offer the following benefits:
- Automatic renewal facility (subject to criteria).
- Capped excess.
- Free tax advice helpline for you and on behalf of your clients.
- Interest-free instalment facility.
- Dedicated claims team.
- Free 24-hour legal and counselling advice helplines for all partners.
Association of Consulting Architects
We’ve worked closely with the Association of Consulting Architects to create an insurance solution that is designed specifically to protect you from the day-to-day risks you face as a consulting architect.