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Sign up for a great insurance policy underwritten by Zurich Insurance plc. covering public liability, professional indemnity and contingency insurance at a great price.

Essential for freelance and self-employed education professionals and recommended for anyone currently working in the education sector who wants the peace of mind insurance will offer them.

The Staffroom Limited is an Introducer Appointed Representative of Balens Limited, Bridge House, Portland Road, Malvern, Worcestershire WR14 2TA, who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

The Staffroom Discounted Insurance Scheme

The Staffroom Discounted Insurance Scheme – A pioneering insurance package specifically designed for you.

The Staffroom are extremely pleased to be working alongside Balens Ltd Specialist Insurance Brokers. If you are a member of The Staffroom they can offer you discounts on your Professional Liability insurance.

Balens were founded in 1950 and are an ethical fourth Generation Family Brokerage with 50 plus staff and 80,000 plus clients. They have been looking after Assessors, Trainers and Teachers for over 21 years and have designed a Hybrid policy that they believe is one of the most comprehensive on the market, including important features that some other policies may not include.

The premium for Individual Members is £150.00 per annum.

Just some of the features within the policy:-

  • £4,000,000 per claim, with an unlimited number of claims in the year and unlimited Legal defence costs in addition – Students have a £4,000,000 Indemnity Limit. Cover includes Professional Indemnity, Medical Malpractice, Public & Products Liability
  • Policy also includes Loss of Reputation, Breach of Intellectual Property, Client Confidentiality Protection, Loss of Documents, First Aid.
  • Retro-active cover to pick up any previously insured work performed.
  • Run off cover is included for an unlimited period if you ever stop the policy to ensure that you are protected if a claim was made after the policy is stopped for work done in the policy period.
  • £100,000 Disciplinary Hearings Defence cover/ Legal defence of your legal rights involving Criminal Proceedings as well as Data Protection and other legislation cover, wrongful arrest, actions against you for unlawful discrimination.
  • £100,000 Negotiation and representation in event of HMRC partial or full enquiry
  • Wide range of free 24 hour Advice lines, including Legal/Tax Advice.
  • Jury or Witness Service Compensation.

The policy covers you to work anywhere in the UK as well as temporary cover for work abroad with no time restrictions (excl USA and Canada).

Expert claims handling.

No extra charges for replacement certificates/ changes to your policy.

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