As a web designer, your clients turn to you for expert advice. From the early days of project planning, all the way through to aftercare and consultancy, it’s your role to provide professional and reliable advice and design work.
For the most part this is exactly what you provide. But accidents can happen, and there are a number of risks that you could fall victim to.
An error in a website you’ve designed, accidental copyright infringement and loss of or damage to digitised data are just some of the risks that could end up costing your business thousands of pounds.
Even a simple mistake could lead to a claim being brought against you, which could cause significant damage to both your business and reputation.
For example, if the website that you’ve designed for your client doesn’t meet the requirements that they provided to you in their brief, or fails entirely, they could decide to make a claim for their loss against your business. Which is a cost that you’d have to pay for yourself without the right insurance in place.
Fortunately our Professional Indemnity Insurance for Web Designers provides cover for a range of professional indemnity claims including:
While not a legal requirement, many clients will ask you to provide proof of Professional Indemnity insurance before they agree to work with you. So it’s important to make sure that you’ve got the right insurance for your business needs.
Direct Line for Business Professional Indemnity Insurance for Web Designers provides cover for the following as standard:
(10% of customers paid this price November 2015 – April 2016)