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Placement – Recruitment Insurance

We have said elsewhere that we have a long experience of and a great commitment to the insurance of recruitment professionals.  It is vital that your insurance adviser understands:

  • the relationship between you, your clients and the contractor
  • the contracts themselves
  • that the policy is appropriate to your particular circumstances.

The following gives an outline of our product, which we believe is up with the best but, it is our clear view that it is most important that the cover you have addresses your specific needs.  That is what we aim to do.

A complete suite of specialist insurance covers for the recruitment industry offering:

Professional Indemnity

  • Civil Liability cover for alleged breach of your professional duty including the acts of sub-contractors for which you are legally liable
  • Limits available to £10,000,000 any one claim
  • Court attendance compensation
  • Awards by an ombudsman
  • Fraud and dishonesty of your employees and your temps
  • Libel and slander
  • Acquisitions and joint ventures
  • Public relations crisis management
  • Directors and Officers Liability – automatically included
  • Cyber Liability covering you against claims resulting from ‘Hacker’ attacks and your own negligent transmission of computer viruses, worms etc – automatically included
  • Worldwide cover (North America by negotiation)

Employers’ and Public Liability

  • £25,000,000 Employers’ Liability cover as standard
  • Public Liability limits available to £10,000,000 any one claim
  • Your temporary placements covered under the Employers’ Liability cover if required by contract
  • Your domiciliary care workforce covered as standard
  • Cover provided for ‘standard’ and ‘non standard’ contracts
  • Medical treatment cover automatically provided
    Worldwide cover (North America by negotiation)

Drivers Negligence

  • Limits to £10,000 any one claim
  • No minimum age applicable to drivers
  • Prior experience requirement only one year
  • Cover includes the reasonable cost of removal of damaged vehicles to nearest repairer

In addition to the specialist covers above which have been tailored to the needs of your industry we are also able to offer cover for your Property including any premises and business equipment together with Personal Accident cover for both your own staff and the temporary staff you supply, and Legal Expenses Insurance.

Capabilities include:

  • Offshore
  • Railway & safety critical
  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Medical and domiciliary care
  • Umbrella and Payroll companies
  • Driving agencies
  • Technical

Reasons to use Portsoken:

  • We are committed to provide exceptional service levels
  • Independent company owned by the Directors who are active in the business
  • A fresh approach towards client relationships and who are able to keep abreast and respond very quickly to the issues facing the industry
  • Experienced and knowledgeable staff who having a long history within the industry and are well known in the sector
  • Two of our Directors founded Dallas Kirkland (Professions) who became the largest providers of cover to the industry
  • With over 50 years experience in the sector we have the ability to review and constructively comment on non standard contracts
  • Cover placed with an ‘A’ rated Worldwide insurance Group enabling us to easily arrange cover for offices or subsidiary companies outside the UK
  • The most comprehensive tailor-made cover available and designed to provide automatic definitions and extensions not normally covered without additional premium