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  • Professional indemnity insurance

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  • We all make mistakes

    When you do, we’re there to protect you

    If you provide professional services to clients – like advice, consultancy or design – they could make a claim against you if they think you’ve made a mistake that’s caused them to lose money.

    But that’s where professional indemnity insurance (also known as PI insurance) comes in. From just £76 a year*, this insurance covers the legal costs required to defend you, and if it turns out you’re in the wrong, it covers your compensation payments too.

  • *10% of our customers paid this or less between November 2015 and January 2016.

  • AXA Professional Indemnity Insurance gives you

    Policy benefits

    • 10% off when you buy online
    • Choice of cover levels (up to £5 million)
    • Your defence costs are paid – including solicitors’ fees and expert counsel
    • Compensation bills are paid
    • Specialist policies available – for accountants, surveyors and many more professions

    Optional extras

    • Data protection and copyright breaches
    • Defamation
    • Breach of confidentiality
    • Business equipment
    • Loss of documents
    • Public liability
    • Employers’ liability

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  • Specialist professional indemnity policies

    If you belong to a professional body or industry association, professional indemnity insurance may be compulsory. And even if you don’t, many professions will almost certainly need PI insurance.

    That’s why we provide specialist professional indemnity policies for certain professions, including:

    Accountants and bookkeepers If you’re a member of one of the Institutes of Chartered Accountants, AXA is an approved insurer and our professional indemnity insurance for accountants complies with their requirements. Now that’s cover you can count on.
    Architects AXA Professional Indemnity Insurance for architects has been built with businesses like yours in mind. And if you’re a member of RIBA or RIAS, our cover is compliant with the requirements of your professional body.
    Business consultants Making recommendations for other people’s businesses requires a high level of expertise – but what works well for one company could result in unexpected losses for another. That’s when you need professional indemnity insurance.
    Creative, marketing and media professionals Even the smallest mistake could lead to an unhappy client and big compensation claims. With us, you’re covered for legal defence and compensation costs as standard, and you’ll have the option of defamation and breach of copyright cover too.
    IT consultants One mistake at work could result in irreplaceable data being lost or even a company being unable to trade for a number of days – and that’s a problem you can’t just turn off and on again. That’s where professional indemnity insurance comes in.
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    What’s covered?

    Find out what’s covered by AXA Professional Indemnity Insurance, so you get the protection that’s right for you.

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    Do I need PI?

    Not sure if you need professional indemnity insurance? We’ll help make things clearer for you.

  • Underwritten by AXA Insurance UK plc. Terms, conditions, eligibility and exclusions apply

    About us

    At AXA Business Insurance, we give you the protection you need to grow your business, which is reflected in our customer service score of 4.8 out of 5 based on 4231 reviews as of 26 April 2016. We offer business insurance online to sole traders, self-employed people and small and medium-sized businesses, as well as landlord and van insurance – for business or personal use.

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