As a Willis Towers Watson Network insurance broker, we are experts in arranging trustee indemnity insurance to protect against personal liabilities
Below you will find an expert guide on trustee indemnity insurance, otherwise known as trustee liability insurance. We can identify what the covers do and how they protect yourself from acting on behalf of an organisation or charity. Further information can be found at charity insurance.
Individuals that accept roles as trustees can be held personally liable while acting on behalf of your organisation. Trustee indemnity insurance offers a cost-effective mechanism to protect those individuals should an allegation occur.
Trustee indemnity insurance (also known as trustee liability insurance) offers financial protection to individuals against civil, criminal and regulatory proceedings, which may arise while acting in their capacity on behalf of the organisation.
The cover is a common insurance protection required for trustees to accept their positions on the board. Trustee Indemnity insurance is the similar to directors and officers liability insurance, however it is specially designed for third sector and charitable organisations.
Trustees acting on behalf of your non-profit or charity are exposed to numerous obligations and can become the target of legal proceedings during the course of managing a charitable organisation. The law generally seeks to protect individuals where they have acted in good faith and complied with their duties. However, every organisation should consider trustee indemnity insurance to offer a legal defence against allegations and protect their personal assets.
Provides individuals financial protection from civil litigation and regulatory investigations, while acting in their capacity on behalf of the organisation. The insurance will protect against legal costs in defending allegations and damages.
Provides the organisation financial protection from civil litigation and regulatory investigations. (i.e breach of contract, copyright infringement and corporate manslaughter). Organisation insurance can only be offered when purchased with trustee indemnity insurance.
Also known as EPL Insurance, provides the organisation and their trustees, directors, officers, employees, protection from claims arising from a range of employment disputes (i.e. wrongful dismissal, harassment and discrimination).
Otherwise known as PI Insurance, protects against negligent acts, errors or omissions resulting from civil litigation in the provision of advisory, counselling, consultation or other services.
Provides the organisation financial protection for the theft of property, money or securities from employee dishonesty or fraud. The standard offering is typically limited to Employee Cover, however some insurers may provide additional cover.
Quotes can start from £198 annually or £16.50 monthly. Your activities and size are important, measured by turnover, total assets and employee numbers, will have an impact on how your trustee indemnity insurance premium is calculated.
A key consideration for insurers is your financial stability and operational history. If you maintain a strong revenue and profitability with little debt, you are likely to obtain more favourable terms for your trustees.
Talk to one of our insurance experts about your trustee insurance needs and we can compare quotes from the market to identify the cover you need for an affordable premium.