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Placement – Recruitment Insurance

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

Professional Indemnity

  • Civil Liability cover for alleged breach of professional duty; policy can be extended to include Vicarious Liability cover for the acts of sub-contractors / temporary workers whilst on assignment
  • Limits available to £10,000,000 'any one claim'
  • Court attendance compensation
  • Fraud and dishonesty
  • Defamation, libel or slander
  • Loss of documents
  • Loss of mitigation
  • Infringement of intellectual property rights
  • Internet and Multimedia Liability for financial loss caused to third party
  • Worldwide cover (North America by negotiation)

Employers' and Public Liability

  • Up to £10,000,000 Employers' Liability and Public Liability limits available
  • Temporary placements covered under the Employers' Liability cover if required by contract
  • Option to include domiciliary care workforce
  • Cover provided for 'standard' and 'non-standard' contracts
  • Medical treatment cover available on request
  • Worldwide cover (North America by negotiation)

Drivers Negligence

  • Limits to £10,000 any one claim and £50,000 in the aggregate
  • No minimum age applicable to drivers
  • Excess on a sliding scale
  • Cover includes the reasonable cost of removal of damaged vehicles to nearest repairer

In addition to the specialist covers above we are also able to offer a wide range of additional covers such as Property Damage 'All Risks', Cyber Liability, D&O, Personal Accident, Medical Malpractice and Legal Expenses.


OUR CAPABILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Offshore and energy
  • Railway and safety critical
  • Construction and heavy manual
  • Engineering / Technical
  • Medical agencies requiring Medical Malpractice cover
  • Umbrella and Payroll companies
  • Driving agencies

REASONS TO USE PORTSOKEN:

We are a company owned by the Directors who are active in the business and aim to provide the highest level of service with a fresh approach towards client/broker relationships.

We keep abreast and respond very quickly to the issues facing the industry.

Our highly experienced team has a long history with the industry. Our executive director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. is one of the co-founders of Dallas Kirkland who became the largest provider of insurance to the recruitment sector.

With over 50 years of collective experience in the sector, our team can review and constructively comment on 'non- standard' contracts for insurance purposes.

Cover arranged with 'A' rated carriers ensuring policyholders can be confident that underwriters have the financial strength to support them when they need it most.

We are truly independent and not tied to any insurer. This means we can offer you access to a wide range of specialist insurance companies and exclusive deals.

The most comprehensive tailor-made cover available designed to provide automatic extensions not usually covered without an additional premium.

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Please note that the above is an outline of the covers available and some extensions may be subject to reduced limits &/or higher excesses. It is important that you read the full summary of cover and the specimen policy document which is available on request.