What we offer
Providing professional advice or services could make you liable for claims from third parties, including clients, shareholders and creditors. Allegations commonly stem from breach of professional duty or trust but can also include breach of confidentiality, defamation and loss of documents.
Professional indemnity claims are proliferating and the cost of defending a claim can be substantial. A Professional Indemnity (PI) policy provides a cost-effective mechanism for transferring your exposure to PI claims.
Cover is mandatory for many professionals including alternative investment managers, mortgage intermediaries and independent financial advisers. It is, also, commonplace for other professionals to purchase this cover both to protect themselves and because it’s frequently a contractual requirement for entering a new trading relationship.
Our clients benefit from our knowledge and expertise and access to a broad range of insurers, including specialist and Lloyd's markets. This allows us to create bespoke solutions with competitive premiums.
Why Protean Risk?
- Specialist PI broker with a wealth of experience
- Client concentration allows us to benchmark quotes to ensure competitiveness
- Ensure your business is considered on its own merits
- Achieve competitive pricing through insurer relationships
Key related services
- Exclusive Financial Institutions Insurance Scheme
- PSD2 Insurance
- FCA Authorised Entities
- Independent Financial Advisers
- Fund Managers
- Crowdfunding platforms
- Fintech & Technology
What our clients say
We originally worked with Protean Risk on our PII cover and they impressed us with their knowledge and support. As a result, we decided to trust them with our Employee Benefits for Group Death in Service and Group Critical Illness, and more recently, Private Medical Insurance. We haven’t looked back – we, and our staff, are in a better position both in terms of service and costs. They took on board all our needs and dealt with any issues promptly and efficiently with minimum fuss, whilst maintaining personal contact and transparency throughout. We are extremely happy to recommend Protean Risk.
We engaged Protean to provide the full range of insurance for Crowdcube. As a rapidly growing business, we needed a specialist broker that can provide the depth of expertise, whilst retaining a personal service and having been personally introduced to Protean, we are delighted that they have met all of our expectations and we would happily recommend them.
Protean Risk was the one name that kept coming up when we asked our trusted partners who we should approach for our PI and D&O cover. As a niche financial services business we wanted to find advisers that had deep expertise in the sector. We found Protean Risk were able to quickly understand our requirements and deliver a series of competitive quotes. They kept us well informed throughout the process and were very responsive to any queries. We would not hesitate in recommending Protean Risk to others.
We're a compliance consultancy and we were introduced to Protean Risk by our professional body, the Association of Professional Compliance Consultants, when we launched in 2013 and they have been our Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) broker since then. I have also introduced several of my clients to Protean Risk when they needed to obtain PII. Turnaround times are important as is the ability to speak to someone knowledgeable when questions arise and I have found their staff to be very helpful.
When starting a new business from scratch you meet a lot of new people and can be pleasantly surprised. This has been the case with Protean Risk, who I had not dealt with previously, but were introduced to whilst gaining FCA approval for our investment management firm. They have proved to be efficient and effective in obtaining competitive PI terms for us from the start and during our subsequent rapid growth.
As an Independent Financial Advisor business, our PI is very important to us. We moved to Protean because they have the depth of specialist expertise and experience we need but with a very personal service. In our case, we stayed with the same insurer but benefitted from improved terms because Protean took the time to understand our business and to present it more effectively to the Insurer. We are happy to recommend Protean.
We refer all of our PII enquiries to Protean because they have been able to find insurers for our clients when other brokers could not