Accountants Professional Indemnity Insurance

1 in 3 of the UK’s top 100 accountancy practices trust Howden. With 25 years’ experience providing Professional Indemnity Insurance broking services to accountants, we offer tailored risk management and support on every aspect of your insurance needs. 

Working with some of the largest global firms as well as niche practices means we have experienced most of the insurance challenges that can arise.

Howden’s Professional Indemnity team places over £160m of premium into the PII markets each year. This gives us significant negotiating power to achieve the results you need.  

Deep insight and understanding of the professional risks experienced by accountants, combined with our strong insurer relationships, enables us to negotiate our own policy wordings, which far exceed the cover recommended by the ICAEW minimum terms. 

Why do accountants choose Howden? 

  • Cover that exceeds ICAEW requirements 
  • We currently act for a third of the UK’s top 100 accountancy practices
  • Dedicated and experienced claims handlers to negotiate the best achievable outcome for you
  • Benchmarking data to enable you to compare your insurance cover with your peers’
  • Proven ability to arrange global insurance programmes
  • Risk management expertise to complement your own control infrastructure
  • Proactive reporting on claims trends and insurers’ views enables you to make informed decisions on future business models
  • Assistance with presentations to all staff and fee earners on risk assessment and management
  • Proven ability to advise on and place complimentary insurances, including Directors’ and Officers’, Fidelity and Cyber.

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What to do if you are experiencing financial difficulties

We recognise that the current economic conditions are putting pressure on many households and businesses. At Howden, we are committed to finding ways to assist our customers who may require additional support during these times.

If you’re currently facing financial difficulty, please speak to us about your insurance policies by:-

-contacting your Howden Service Team; 
-calling Howden on 020 7623 3806;
-using the Enquiry form.

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Excelling on claims advocacy and support

We have the largest in-house claims team in the PII market, with over 30 advocates fully integrated within our account management team, on hand to guide, manage and advise on notifications and claims. We believe our service should not just be measured on our ability to secure a competitively priced insurance program, but also on our ability to assist with everything from small claims analysis to managing complex claims issues.

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We're much more than insurance

We can provide added value services such as free 24/7 legal advice lines and mental health helplines for you and your staff.

Paul Gillett - SME practices

Paul has 20 years’ experience securing Professional Indemnity insurance for his clients. He and his team support financial and construction professionals with insurance, risk mitigation, and claims management.