Veterinary Practice Insurance

Tailored insurance policies to protect your vet surgery against a range of risks, including public liability and theft.

  • Liability cover up to £10 million included as standard
  • Theft cover, without the need for forcible entry to the property to have occurred
  • Our veterinary practice insurance includes business interruption cover

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Veterinary Practice Insurance Features

Contents cover, including stock

Our veterinary practice insurance cover includes cover for loss or damage to contents, including deterioration of refrigerated drugs and vaccines which can give you greater peace of mind should something happen.

Comprehensive liability cover

Public liability with a standard limit of indemnity of £5 million as standard with our veterinary practice insurance, with higher limits available. Our policies also include employers' liability with a £10 million limit of indemnity. Our liability package can help you ensure that you are protected against a multitude of legal risks.

Business interruption included as standard

With business interruption insurance you can be covered for the loss of income to the business which comes as a result of a disaster. Should something happen to your veterinary practice you may be able to claim the loss of income back on your policy.

Online risk support

You will have free access to a health and safety support service. The online portal also offers assistance with human resources and business continuity, with a number of online learning modules accredited by RoSPA, CPD and NVQ to help you stay informed about the risks and regulations.

Veterinary Practice Insurance Claims

It's important that you have trust in your insurance company, particularly in the event of a liability case being brought against you as this can be a very stressful time. As specialist brokers to veterinary practices, and hundreds of other healthcare professionals, we have the expertise to walk you through the process step-by-step, offering advice from quote to claim.

In the event someone raises an allegation or claim against you, or even if you're not sure, contact us immediately. You won't prejudice your policy so even if no claim arises you can still have peace of mind.

Need to make a claim?

Call us or email us with: your policy number, a phone number to reach you on, details of your claim and photos where possible and relevant.

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Veterinary Practice Insurance FAQs

Why do I need employers' liability insurance?

You are required by law to have employers' liability insurance if your business has employees. The requirement applies irrespective of whether your staff are full time or part time. The insurance covers your legal liability to employees if they are injured at work or become ill as a result of the work they do for you. We cover you in the event of an employee making a claim against your business.

I have given the wrong professional advice. Am I covered for this?

No, your policy does not provide cover for professional negligence. A professional indemnity insurance policy would be required.

Am I covered if my electrical or mechanical equipment breaks down?

Yes, electrical/mechanical breakdown is covered as standard under our policy. This is cover for any loss as a direct result of an accident to machinery or plant. This includes cover for frozen goods cabinet contents up to a maximum £5,000 per claim and cover for reinstating data lost or damaged as a consequence of an accident to computer equipment.

What do I do out of office hours?

All of our customers have access to a 24-hour emergency helpline. Should there be an emergency one of our advisers can help you source professional tradespeople at short notice.

Where can I find out more about monthly Direct Debit?

Please see our page on direct debit payments for more information if you’re interested in paying by instalments.

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