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Construction Industry Insurance

Professionals in the construction industry can enjoy valuable peace of mind with professional indemnity insurance.

For architects and professionals in construction, professional indemnity insurance has been developed for business like yours and the work you do. And if you belong to RIBA or RIAS, it meets all the criteria specified by the Architects Registration Board.

You can be confident our specialist professional indemnity insurance for architects and professionals working in construction gives you the protection you require for your business.

We at Herald Insurance provide specialist professional indemnity insurance for architects and all these occupations and business types

  • Architecture
  • Computer aided design
  • Corrosion engineering consultancy
  • Draughtsman
  • Electrical engineer
  • Engineering design consultant
  • Environmental consultancy – construction
  • Heating system design – buildings
  • Industrial engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Interior design
  • Lighting design
  • Project manager – construction industry
  • Town planner
  • Surveyors

What is covered

Our policies include a number of features such as:

  • breach of duty and negligence
  • defence of claims arising from the actions of professionals appointed by the insured
  • rectification costs due to problems arising during construction
  • claims arising under collateral warranties, with no limit on the number of assignments
  • criminal defence costs relating to any statute or regulation applicable to an insured’s business – e.g. Construction Design and Management regulations (CONDAM)
  • Claims referred to adjudication under the Housing Grants Construction and Regeneration Act 1996.

The construction industry has many different professional activities so finding the right policy for your profession can be difficult. We have developed our quotation process to make this process simple and straight forward and we understand time is a valuable factor to many.Our proposal forms are acceptable to our entire panel of insurers so saving time in duplicating the same information time and time again.

As with most professions we are also able to offer suitable other insurances for your business such as office insurance, motor insurance, and directors and officers insurance.

If you would like to know more about our services then give us a call.