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Architects Professional Indemnity Insurance is going through a major price adjustment in the market, but many firms are not getting the advice they need to prepare proposals for insurers that will achieve an acceptable renewal quotation.

It is therefore important to choose a broker who works hard with you to secure the best Architects Professional Indemnity quotations, a broker that can access Insurers across the whole market and has the experience to work in the current hard market conditions.

Butler Evans have key strategies that assist our customers achieve fairly priced architects professional indemnity insurance when other brokers struggle to find their customers any satisfactory quotations. Get in touch today to discuss how we can make a difference for you.

 

Architects Professional Indemnity

From AIG to Zurich, we go to ALL insurers on your behalf for Quotes

We can offer Professional Indemnity limits up to £ 20,000,000 as standard

ARCHITECTS PROFESSIONAL INDEMNITY INSURANCE & GRENFELL

The impact of the Grenfell fire is still developing across the Insurance Market, but premiums for some firms have increased by up to 300% as Insurers leave the sector or toughen their stance.

However, understanding an Architectural Practices risk to Fire Combustibility issues can dramatically assist in reducing the price charged for your Architects Professional Indemnity Insurance renewal. We can help you to complete the Facade & Cladding questionnaire to provide insurers with a fair appreciation of your exposures. 

We also provide advice on the various Fire Combustibility clause wordings that are now being applied across the market, so you can make an informed decision regarding your eventual Architects Professional Indemnity Insurance solution.

Are you a Cladding Design Professional or Design & Install company? Visit our Cladding Professionals page here>>>

The development of Architects roles in modern construction projects including use of new technologies such as Building Information Modelling and CDM responsibilities means that claims against Architects Professional Indemnity insurance policies are increasing in complexity and value.

It is more important than ever for Architects to carefully consider the terms of their insurance protection, including looking for Full Civil Liability policies instead of Negligence only cover.

Butler Evans have experienced Chartered staff who will assist you to choose the correct Architects Professional Indemnity insurance to meet your precise needs. We can further assist our customers when faced with onerous contract terms including Collateral Warranties and Deeds of Covenant by providing relevant advice on the terms of these agreements before you sign,

Our existing customer base includes practices offering a broad range of Architectural services from Commercial & Industrial building design through to Project Management & Planning services.

When you become a customer of Butler Evans we will assist you fully if you are unfortunate enough to have any allegations of wrongdoing made against your firm, liaising with your Insurers to ensure they robustly defend your position or, where appropriate, assist you to allow a commercial decision to be made.

We offer quotations for Architects Professional Indemnity Insurance for the following types of professionals:

  • Architects
  • Project managers
  • Town planners
  • Electrical engineers
  • Heating and ventilation engineers
  • Many other design professionals

STANDARD POLICY COVERAGE FOR ARCHITECTS PROFESSIONAL INDEMNITY INSURANCE:

  • Full Civil Liability Legal costs, awards and settlements for any claim that relates to a civil liability arising from the conduct of your professional business
  • Covers claims brought against anyone who is or was a director, partner, member, principal or employee of the firm for work undertaken for your professional business
  • Cover for liabilities imposed by an adjudicator appointed to resolve a dispute under the terms of the Housing Grants Construction and Regeneration Act 1996
  • Cover for your defence costs where an allegation of misconduct is made against you

 

What our customers say about us:

“When we had problems with our existing broker who gave us very little support following a claim, we were introduced to Butler Evans who acted swiftly to help us with expert advice on dealing with the fallout and provided new insurance quotations that properly covered us for our risks at a fair cost. Butler Evans always respond in a professional and timely manner and we have no hesitation in recommending their services”

Alastair Brennan, Director Kelvin Group.

For further help and advice call 0845 431 0448 or email: professions@butlerevans.co.uk