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Construction insurance from simple policies to the more complex, specifically tailored to the construction industry

Construction industry requirements vary and can often be simple to meet but they can also be more complex involving work at hazardous premises such as nuclear and petrochemical sites, working at height or in heat, to name but a few.

With complete cover tailored for your business, Caunce O’Hara’s construction insurance can help protect your construction business, whatever your role and company size, big or small, and from designers, architects and builders through to main contractors.

Typical trades insured include, but are not limited to:

  • Builders, Developers and Contractors
  • Civil, Electrical & Mechanical Engineers
  • Heating & Ventilation / Air Conditioning
  • Structural Engineers
  • Roofing & Scaffolding Contractors
  • Groundworks

Covering all aspects of construction, our expert team will make sure you have the right level of cover from top-rated insurers, including:

  • Contractors All Risks
  • Employers Liability Insurance
  • Public & Products Liability
  • Hired-in and Own Plant
  • Statutory Inspection
  • JCT cover
  • Latent Defects
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • Pollution / Environmental Impairment Liability
  • Motor Fleet
  • And more…

Need assistance with your risk management or your health & safety? Our in-house Risk Management Specialist can help with that too!

And if you need to make a claim, we’ll help you settle it fast, to minimize disruption to your business.

Call 0161 833 2100 today for a quote and for further information

Keeping your business covered

Our flexible policies let you choose the right level of cover for your business and extend it to tailor your insurance package specifically to your company. Just call our insurance experts and we’ll give you all the advice you need.

  • Public liability

    Cover for legal fees and damages if one of your employees causes injury or damage to your customers or their business

  • Employers liability

    A UK business requirement, covering your business for compensation or legal fees if your staff get ill or injured at work

  • Professional indemnity

    Cover for unintentional breach of contract, negligence, breach of confidence or intellectual rights, defamation and civil liability

  • Commercial legal expenses

    Cover to pay legal fees in commercial court cases

  • Buildings and contents

    Cover for your physical assets, including buildings and contents, plant and machinery, stock and tools

  • Construction all risks

    Cover for damage to temporary and permanent structures while on site or in transit, including cover for defects up to XX months after completion of work

  • Environmental liability

    Cover for the cost of restoring environmental damage to biodiversity and pollution of land, water or air

  • Latent defects

    Cover for faults and defects caused by failures in design,workmanship or materials up to 12 months after completion of work

  • Directors and officers

    Protects directors and officers against personal claims


  • Competitive pricing
  • Dedicated handlers to assist with your queries
  • Documents issued instantly via e-mail
  • Access to your own claims team
  • Cover for legal defence costs and compensation bills
  • Monthly payments
4.8/5 4.85/5
  • "Insurance Renewal - Plenty of warning up front as to renewal date, requests for any changes and quote. Reminder leading to actual renewal date. New certificates available on date agreed. Can't complain at all about the service."
  • "I have automatically renewed my indemnity insurance for several years but as I have gradually reduced work commitments I needed to discuss my options prior to making a decision about renewal.
    I found the person I dealt with very helpful and knowledgeable about my options."
  • "All correspondence has always been clear and reply to questions swiftly answered. Cost is very competitive. Would definitely recommend."
  • "I have been with Caunce O'Hara for almost 12 years now and am always very pleased with their service and customer support as well as the costs for the cover."
  • "Used these before then changed to another broker who could not help me with an update to my insurance. Caunce O'Hara had no problem and set up my insurance in about five minutes. Highly recommended."
  • "A very helpful, kowledgable and adaptable telephone advisor enabled discussion beyond standard questions in order to secure the most approprite insurance honed to my business deeds and relevant discounts. This led to the most comptitive quote over other larger companies."
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