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  • Access to your own claims team
  • Cover for legal defence costs and compensation bills
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  • "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."
  • "All correspondence has always been clear and reply to questions swiftly answered. Cost is very competitive. Would definitely recommend."
  • "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."
  • "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."
  • "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."
  • "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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Do you work as a freelancer or contractor? Perhaps you run your own limited company and want to protect yourself in case a client is unhappy with your work or advice?

No matter how diligent you are, mistakes still happen from time to time, some of which can cause your client to lose money.

That’s where professional indemnity insurance comes in. PI insurance as it is also known, protects your business if relations with a client become acrimonious, covering any associated legal costs and expenses you might have to pay to defend a claim made against you. It also provides compensation payable to your client for any loss or damages.

PI insurance can also cover you for the following:

  • professional negligence
  • unintentional breaches of copyright or confidentiality
  • data protection legislation prosecution defence costs
  • loss or damage to documents.
freelancers guide to professional indemnity insurance

Professional Indemnity Insurance is a key business investment for freelancers and contractors. It helps to protect your freelance business so you can concentrate on your work.

Professional indemnity insurance will prepare you for any eventuality

Our freelance professional indemnity insurance cover is quick and simple to implement. With Caunce O’Hara you can buy cover from as little as £7.00 a month, depending on your profession and level of risk. We also offer the option to pay monthly to spread the cost of your premium.

Our team are on-hand to help answer any of your questions regarding PI insurance, as well as your other options in our wide range of freelance insurance products. Caunce O’Hara currently protect approximately 30,000 freelancers and contractors from the more unpleasant elements of business life.

Although professional indemnity cover is not a legal requirement, most companies will insist you carry this type of cover before awarding you a contract for work. PI is also a requirement for many industry regulators and membership bodies.

Established in 1995, we are renowned for being one of the most dynamic freelance insurance brokers in the UK, with a reputation built on our level of care and attention for our clients.

If you would like to know more about our freelance insurance options, simply call our friendly team for more information and a quotation on 0333 321 1403


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