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Architects

How are insurance premiums calculated?

Feel like your insurer is just pulling numbers out of thin air? Exactly how are insurance premiums calculated? Here's what you need to know.

What type of insurance do architects need?

Find out what insurance architects need to stay on the right side of the law, and keep their reputation and finances as safe as houses.

What’s retroactive cover?

Retroactive cover bolts on to your professional indemnity and picks up claims arising from work you did before the policy started. Clever stuff. Here's how.

Is short-term professional indemnity insurance worth it?

Can you get away with short-term professional indemnity insurance? Not if you want to sleep easy. It's cheaper but it's much riskier...

How much professional indemnity insurance is enough?

Wondering how much professional indemnity insurance you should get? Here's what you need to know about choosing the right level of cover.

Professional indemnity quotes: what to look out for

It’s tempting, but try not to go straight for the cheapest professional indemnity quotes. Here's what to consider first.

Professional indemnity insurance for engineers

Engineering risks are many and varied. Professional indemnity insurance for engineers protects your business and helps put it on a firm footing.

What kinds of professional indemnity insurance claims are there?

Who needs PI insurance? Who doesn't, more like. These professional indemnity claims examples serve as a warning of what can go wrong, and how much it costs.

Copyright architectural drawings: how architects can protect intellectual property

Architects must share their drawings when pitching, but how can they protect their intellectual property? Are architectural drawings protected by copyright?

Architect Q&A: How to start an architecture firm

We spoke to Simon Laird of Simon Laird Associates about how he came to start his own architecture firm, what he learned, and what advice he'd give a newbie.

Do architects need insurance?

Here's why architects need insurance. This architect's professional indemnity claim protected her after she got into hot water trying to help her client.

Indemnity claims stories: free advice costs thousands

Sometimes, being the good samaritan can cause more problems than it solves. And end up in professional indemnity claims.