Construction is a sector which contains a significant element of risk. Disputes are frequent and complex. The importance therefore of specialist Professional Indemnity expertise supported by proactive risk management advice, strong broker/client relationship with an experienced technical team and a supportive and knowledgeable claims team cannot be overestimated.
Towergate PI has established its presence in the construction sector by the quality of our service, experience, and expert advice and support. This is enhanced by our buying power in the market as one of the UK’s largest brokers.
We have a team of Insurance Brokers providing advice to our clients (from a Professional Indemnity coverage perspective) on all forms of Construction Appointments, Duty of Care Warranties, Novation Agreements etc. We recognise that for this service to operate effectively we must provide our clients with a quick turnaround of documents to enable them to operate their business efficiently. A significant proportion of our expertise is focused on this particular support service.
We have a highly experienced in house claims department who are committed to making the claims process as simple as possible. This will provide you with peace of mind and the time to get on with your day job. With over 15 years of experience of key individuals. Our claims team manage claims and circumstances from the point of notification onwards.
As part of their service they will provide the support you need in negotiating, mediating and working with insurers and lawyers to achieve the best outcome.
We frequently provide our clients with internal briefings in relation to emerging risk, changes to legislation, claims examples. We can also undertake internal seminars for clients educating staff on managing risk, how professional indemnity works and the claims process.
Our objective is to become an integral part of our clients business in terms of managing, controlling and protecting their Professional Risks.
Part of our role as a broker is to acquire the best value for our clients which are a combination of premium costs and coverage. Our specialist knowledge enables us to broker our clients risks to the market, highlighting the way the client manages risk, the sectors they are working in and analysis of the work undertaken and risks arising there from. We can also advise on how clients are addressing any claims issues and how they have reacted to the claim in terms of changes within procedures etc. All of this combined with the buying power achieved by being part of one of the UK’s largest brokers frequently enables us to achieve Savings as a result of the extra work we put in.
With a team of over 30 specialists across offices in Manchester and London, we have established a significant presence in the construction sector acting for a wide range of construction professions.