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Employment Practice Liability Insurance

LBProtect-ED

It’s a fact of commercial life that claims and investigations are becoming increasingly common, and even winning a legal case can carry a very high price – in terms of costs. This applies as much in the education sector as elsewhere.

In association with AXA, we offer LBProtect-Ed: a management liability policy which is specifically adapted for the education sector. It offers comprehensive cover at a reasonable price – with no excess where our education legal advice is followed in relation to the matter giving rise to a claim. Click here for details of LBAdvise-Ed service. Importantly, there is no ‘prospect of success’ clause in the policy – so even if our advice is not obtained or followed, the policy can still pay out.

What Is Covered?

  • Costs, awards and settlements relating to employment tribunal claims
  • Professional indemnity
  • Costs, awards and settlements for any claim or regulatory action brought against any past, present or future governors, officers or employees
  • Representation for any governor, officer or employee at an official investigation
  • Claims against trustees, governors, officers or employees caused by the operation or administration of any employee benefit scheme or trust fund
  • Crime - loss due to employee dishonesty, third party funds fraud, robbery, safe burglary, forgery, securities fraud, corporate card fraud, cheque forgery, counterfeit currency and criminal damage
  • Claims caused by any cyber liability
  • Costs incurred in contacting third parties where legally required to following a breach of data protection law
  • Crisis public relations costs following sustained negative social media
  • Costs in connection with pursuing or defending contract disputes or debt claims
  • Costs in defending infringement of copyright claims
  • Loss of paper or electronic documents

Cover is subject to indemnity limits and otherwise the full terms, conditions and exclusions of the policy wording, a copy of which is available on request.

For some examples of claims affecting educational establishments that LBProtect-Ed would provide cover against click here.

Testimonials

The team were easy to talk to and explained everything clearly

- Mr Price, Hereford

Politeness, clarity of information.

- Mr C Pudge, Worcester

Thank you for your professional help, advice and commitment to ensure we had the best outcome.

- Mrs S Peruffo, Herefordshire

Helpful and courteous. Took time to explain complex issues.

- Mr J Barrett & Mrs W Barrett, Oswestry

We had complete trust and confidence that our best interests were being looked after at all times. A quality service provided by them.

- Mr D Meredith & Mrs E Meredith, Shrewsbury

Quotes

I am extremely grateful to Stephen in the way in which he handled my case and represented me at court.

- A A, Shrewsbury

The welcome at reception and the relaxed atmosphere when discussing things with the person handling the sale of my property.

- Mr W Ward, Oswestry

The understanding of my case, the kindness shown to me and the support given, not only by my solicitor but by his secretary.

- Mrs S Oliver, Shrewsbury

A very personal service with kind helpful start.

- Dr S Robertson, London

She and her team were amazing and without fault during our house purchase. I couldn't imagine us using anyone else in the future. The team will be easy to recommend.

- Mr Roberts, Shrewsbury

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