Design & Construction (Non-Manual Work) Contractors

With products for professions ranging from CAD Engineering Consultants to Project Engineers, our insurances are specifically tailored to the needs of the Design and Construction industry and are underwritten by some of the biggest insurers in the UK. Here at Larsen Howie, we help you to protect your business so you can do what you love with peace of mind. We offer a huge range of insurances, from Professional Indemnity and Public (& Employers) Liability to IR35 Tax Investigation & Liabilities.

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Design & Construction professions we insure online
     Bullet Point    Access/Disability Consultant      Bullet Point    Non-Destructive Tester
     Bullet Point    CAD Engineer      Bullet Point    Planning Engineer
     Bullet Point    Draughtsman      Bullet Point    Printing Consultant
  Bullet Point   Fuel Efficiency Consultant      Bullet Point    Transport Engineer
               

If your profession isn't in the list above, we could still cover you. 

Please call us on 01163 800 400 or email us for a personalised quote. 

What insurances do Design & Construction (Non-Manual Work) contractors need?

Professional indemnity insurance (often referred to as PI) is one of the fundamental types of insurance for freelancers or contractors. Our PI policy protects you and your business, should your client allege that you’ve made an error or omission in your services. This can include inadequate advice given, negligence or flawed designs. It also covers legal expenses when defending the claim, or any compensation needed to fix the problem.

Public liability insurance Public Liability (PL) insurance covers the cost of a claim made by a client or a member of the public that has suffered injury or property damage as a result of work you’ve done. While this may not seem necessary if you’re a home-based contractor, it’s worth having even if you rarely work from a client’s office.

An IR35 Contract Review protects you from potentially being caught by IR35. IR35, or the Off-Payroll Working Rules, has been reintroduced to challenge possible avoidance of tax and NI contributions. In particular, HMRC is looking for so-called ‘disguised employees’ who gain and carry out work via partnerships and limited companies. This makes contractors, freelancers and consultants prime targets for investigation. If you find yourself being investigated under IR35, HMRC will ask you to prove that you’re NOT an employee - this is where a preemptive contract review will be invaluable. We can also provide you with one of the UK’s leading tax experts for IR35 training or as a defence should you have to go to trial.

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  Bullet Point   Professional Indemnity
  Bullet Point   Public (& Employers) Liability
  bullet point   IR35 Tax Investigation & Liabilities Insurance
  bullet point   IR35 Tax Investigation Insurance
  Bullet Point   Contractor Tax & Legal Protection
  Bullet Point   Contractor Personal Accident
  Bullet Point   IR35 Contract Review - Assessment
  Bullet Point   IR35 Contract Review - Full
  Bullet Point   IR35 Contract Review - Refresher
  Bullet Point   IR35 Contract Review - Convert
  Bullet Point   IR35 Working Practices Review

 

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