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Charity Employers Liability Insurance

Each charity we help has different needs. We’ll ensure you get the right cover quickly & easily.

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Our charity employers liability insurance packages are designed to provide employers liability and other optional covers for the activities of charities and non profit organisations.

Key benefits:

  • Get free advice & a no obligation quote over the phone
  • No proposal forms to fill in
  • Cover for staff, trustees & volunteers
  • Optional covers available so your group has the insurance you need
  • Affordable policies (from £6/month for £1,000,000 of cover)

If you need help determining whether you need charity employers liability insurance, please contact us on 020 8651 7420. Our specialist team of advisers are here to help you from a simple question to advice on a more complex range of covers.

Legally you must purchase employers liability insurance if you have paid employees.

Other considerations:

  • You owe your volunteers a duty of care under health and safety laws
  • Charities can be, and are, sued where a volunteer is injured because of your negligence
  • In the absence of charity employers liability insurance the cost of the claim may need to be met by the organisation, its trustees or committee members.

What Our Clients Say

They were able to provide cover for what we needed & unlike our previous insurer we did not need to buy a policy that covered several aspects we did not need. I would recommend them.Barnet Borough Sight Impaired
Wow! What can I say; absolutely fabulous service from Access where nothing was too much trouble. Courteous, responsive and extremely quick in setting up our non-profit group’s insurance.Love to Live
We felt like lost sheep & not sure what we needed. We were very happy to be guided by their expertise. The staff were extremely helpful and very patient. We would highly recommend them. Excellent...World Medicine Charitable Trust was critical that we had the right cover. Despite the lead time that was available to get the quote in, reviewed and agreed Access Insurance met this challenge head on.Doddridge Centre

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Do charities need employers liability insurance for volunteers and students?
Do I need employers insurance for volunteers at a charity?
Are volunteers covered?
Are charities liable for volunteers?
Do I need insurance for volunteers?

Having employer's liability insurance is compulsory by law if you have paid staff with a minimum level of £5m cover. Although it is not mandatory for volunteers, charities still face liabilities for sickness and harm caused to volunteers. Many charities, therefore, choose to transfer this risk through insurance. We can help you get protected against the risks you and your volunteers face.

Is it a legal requirement to have employers liability?
Yes, though you are only obligated by law to do so if you have staff or employees on payroll and must cover to a level of £5m for sickness and injury caused to employees while undertaking duties.

What does employer's liability cover you for?
This policy will cover legal expenses and settle claims against an organisation by an employee for work-related injuries or damage.

Do volunteers have any legal rights?
Volunteers don’t usually have a contract, so a volunteer’s rights will not be the same as employees. However, as the Charity Commission advises. Charities have a responsibility to ensure adequate training and controls are put in place to protect volunteers from risks.

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