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Specialist Cover for Piling & Underpinning Contractors

We are specialist construction insurance brokers we act for Piling and Underpinning Contractors and have established insurance facilities which combine an extremely competitive pricing structure and a comprehensive breadth of policy cover without the usual exclusions relating to depths worked and damage to superstructures.

We have many years specialist experience enabling us to attend to the sector’s unique requirements and to provide an all embracing insurance and risk management solution for these specialist trades. Our client base includes individual companies, whose members are engaged in rail infrastructure, sea defence work, basement construction, bridge and superstructure repairs and road construction.

The Dangers You Face

Modern piling rigs can weigh as much as 200 tonnes and have a high centre of gravity. The ‘leader’ part of a rig can be up to 30 metres high, thus the high centre of gravity, high static weight, and the forces exerted while rigs operate or move mean that the ground conditions beneath such rigs is a critical safety issue. Each year, piling rigs topple causing significant property damage and potential business interruption claims. This is usually due to inadequately prepared or maintained site surfaces.

We realise that this is one of many tens of factors that you have to consider in order to undertake your business successfully. We all know that accidents happen,
Lets get peace of mind that your are covered correctly and competitively going forward.

When you’re putting together your trade or construction insurance policy, your core cover is going to be public liability insurance. It covers you if anyone claims compensation from your business because they’ve been injured or their property’s been damaged.

For example if you leave your tools out while you’re working at a customer’s house and they trip over them and suffer an injury, or if you’re working on site and accidentally drop a brick that damages a car parked below, you could face a compensation claim. In these scenarios your public liability insurance could pay the legal fees and compensation costs, up to the limit of your policy. We offer up to £10 million of cover.

Our Experience & Relationships

Money Corner Shop is a proud member of the Purple Partnership – Who have been voted the Best Broker Network in the UK – 3 times in the last 4 years – Which means many insurers provide exclusive deals for us, with competitive pricing and enhanced policy cover. Moneycornershop.com has been working with small-and medium-sized enterprises all across the UK, so we understand that each individual business has its own unique risks and challenges. Our knowledgeable customer service team has the skills and expertise to put together a flexible policy that fits your specific requirements, and has the ability to develop and grow along with your business. When this is combined with the great service our team provides, you can see why people choose to let us arrange their insurance.
We have over 50 years collective experience and relationships with underwriting specialists which have the capacity and understanding of the industry to write and place any construction risk.

Moneycornershop.com Has An A-Rated Panel Offering Protection For:

Principal Contractors, Design and Build Contractors, We can also cater for companies undertaking Underpinning, Piling, Basement conversions, Asbestos Removal, General Builders, Groundworkers, Civil engineers, Brick Layers, Plant hirers, and all other associated trades.

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What Insurance Does Your Business Need?

We are able to place a wide and comprehensive range of covers to meet the requirements of piling firms, including:

  • Offshore / Rail Side / Energy / Port Side
  • Employers Liability
  • Public Liability (no depth limits) / £20,000,000 Limit Indemnity
  • Products Liability – sale and supply
  • Contract Works/Plant All Risks, up to £5,000,000 Plant Limit Indemnity
  • Contract Performance Bonds
  • Product Guarantee
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance up to £20,000,000 Limit Indemnity
  • Directors and Officers Liability Insurance
  • Legal Expenses and Employment Law Protection
  • Motor Fleet Insurance & Special Type Vehicles
  • Property Insurance – offices/yard
  • Computer Insurance – fixed and portable equipment

You can include business buildings cover to protect your business premises, including fixtures and fittings.

  • You can also include plant and machinery insurance, which can provide protection for plant and machinery, whether you own it or hire it.
  • Contract works insurance can cover the cost of repairing or redoing work on a construction site if it’s damaged or destroyed by an insured event – like fire, flood, storm, vandalism or theft – while it’s in progress.
  • Personal accident insurance covers you against serious injury, or even death – paying out for the likes of lost income and medical costs.
  • You can include business buildings cover to protect your business premises, including fixtures and fittings.
  • Business equipment insurance to cover your business contents and office equipment.

Piling Contractors Public Liability Insurance

Public liability insurance usually comes up first when it comes to piling contractors insurance, this cover can protect you if you’re sued because someone is injured or their property is damaged.
Moneycornershop.com has the capacity to offer between £1 million and £25 million in cover, to protect you against legal fees and compensation costs.

The pile driving and piling contractors public liability insurance policy provides the policyholder with protection in respect of claims made against them for their legal liability for personal injury or property damage that occurs during the course of the business. The pile driving and piling contractor may have an action taken against them for the most spurious of reasons and the policy provides for legal defence costs in respect of the cost of mounting a defence to any such claim as well as meeting the legal costs of defending any action where the pile driving and piling contractor is found liable and in these circumstances will also meet the costs of any awards made in court against the policyholder. If you supply a product or service you may also require product liability insurance alongside the public liability cover in order to protect you in respect of any legal liability for personal injury or property damage arising from the sale or supply of that product. If you need more details? Hear more about your business cover options from our expert team. Just choose the cover you’re interested in and get some expert insight into how each option can help your business.

What Type Of Contractors Are You?

We provide tailored insurance for most types of contractors, such as:

  • Plant Operators
  • Railway Contractors
  • Offshore Contractors
  • Residential Basement Contractors

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