Recruitment Consultants

Professional Indemnity Insurance for Recruitment Consultants


As a professional recruitment consultant your clients will be expecting a professional, sound and expert service to help them to find the right candidate for the job. Making recommendations for businesses who will then rely on your advice makes you liable if someone deems that advice to be bad. Having a comprehensive Recruitment Consultant Insurance policy in place will protect you should a client decide to make a claim against you should they believe any advice or recommendations you give to be negligent and cause them damage in any way.

With the help of  The Insurance Octopus, you will be able to put together a bespoke Recruitment Consultants Insurance policy that suits the needs of your business. Our personalised business insurance policies are designed to be flexible, ensuring you can tailor your policy to suit your requirements – you’ll have all of the essential cover you need in one simple insurance package.

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What your Recruitment Consultant Insurance Policy includes


Professional Indemnity cover

Professional Indemnity Insurance, or PI insurance, will protect you and/or your business against any financial or trading loss that may be caused as a result of bad advice or a mistake made in during your work. Professional Indemnity cover limits from £50,000 to £10m.

Employers’ Liability insurance cover

Employers’ Liability insurance cover is required by law if you have one or more employees. Standard Employers Liability cover is £10m and will protect you as the employer against claims from your staff should they be hurt when working for you.

Public Liability cover

Public Liability cover protects you if a customers or a member of the public is injured or their property is damaged, and protects you against the cost of repairs or any legal proceedings that could be filed against you. Standard levels of cover are available from £1m to £5m, with additional levels of cover available upon request and subject to insurers’ terms and conditions.

Legal Fees

Legal Fees can cover the cost of legal representation should you need to defend against a claim which can be expensive if you do not have cover.

Associated Claims

Associated Claims Costs can cover you if a claim needs to be investigated further or there is a need for bringing in expert witnesses in a court hearing; essentially any additional costs associated with a claim.

Business Interruption, Personal Accident and other covers.

Business Interruption, Personal Accident, offshore working and more are all additional add-ons that can be increased or decreased as required.

By having flexibility with your professional indemnity business insurance policy from The Insurance Octopus, you can make sure your insurance is exactly what your business needs.

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Why you need Recruitment Consultant Insurance


Because being a Recruitment Consultant means you give professional service which involves some form of advice, your clients have an expectation of receiving expert guidance and a good standard of service. If this service is not received, the client could then make a legal claim for compensation and the potential costs to your business if a claim is made can be extremely high. It’s important to ensure you’ve got the right cover in place to protect your financial security as if a claim is successful, there may also be a compensation sum to pay.

The Insurance Octopus will help you to put together a business insurance package specifically tailored to the needs of your business by working with a selection of UK insurers providing the widest choice of Professional Indemnity insurance which is vital for consultants. By having flexibility with your insurance policy from The Insurance Octopus, you can make sure your insurance provides exactly the cover you need.

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Why choose The Insurance Octopus?

We cover a variety of trades and occupations, and are experts in providing Professional Indemnity Insurance which means you will get a bespoke policy that ensures you only pay for the cover you need.

We can add cover for your business equipment at home, in the office or in transit and provide options for covering you in sector specific situations as required.

In most cases, we can provide you with your business insurance and documents on the same day (subject to time of day restrictions), offering a range of flexible payment options, including Direct Debit.

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