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Specialist Insurance for Accountants & Bookkeepers

Be supported by a specialist team with over 25 years’ of experience and expertise in providing ProfessionaI Indemnity Insurance solutions for Accountants & Bookkeepers in the UK.

As an accountant or bookkeeper, you provide your clients with professional advice. Your clients trust you to get it right but, no matter how well organised you are accidents do happen. If a client thinks that your advice has been negligent and has caused financial loss or damage to their reputation, then they could claim for compensation. You can cover your business against such claims by ensuring you have a good insurance policy, and that’s where we come in.


Howden have one of the UK’s largest and most experienced Professional specialist team with over 25 years’ of experience and expertise in providing Professional Indemnity Insurance solutions for Accountants & Bookkeepers in the UK - so when it comes to choosing insurance, Howden is a name you can trust. We make it easy too. We have a dedicated team supporting SME practices, providing a quick, simple and efficient service, so that buying the right insurance doesn’t get in the way of the day job.


Get a quote now by filling in our quick online enquiry form


What's covered?


With Professional Indemnity Insurance from Howden you get:

• Premiums starting from just £99 + Insurance Premium Tax
• Nil excess
• 0% finance
• 6 year run-off provision
• Latest, compliant wordings
• AA- (very strong) S&P rated insurer
• Quotation in 5 minutes with little or no form filling


Free add ons:

In addition to competitive and straightforward insurance, our clients automatically get access to a number of services to help run their business:

• Legal Telephone Helpline - you can call  a legal advice line and get immediate advice on all legal matters affecting your business 24 hours, 365 days a year
• Access to a Legal Services Website - this gives you access to many online documents and guides which can help with a range of issues from debt recovery to partnership agreements
• HR/Health & Safety Telephone Advice - Free consultation (30 minutes) for advice on any  HR matter from employment contracts through to pensions & auto enrolment plus any  Health & Safety matter from work place assessments to training
• Free cost reduction consultation - an expert will help you identify possible ways of minimising costs.


Get a quote online by completing our online form or call us on 0808 302 3396 


Further insurance for Accountants & Bookkeepers


In addition to professional indemnity cover we have specialist teams who can help you with all of their other insurance and risk management requirements, including: cyber, office and contents, employers, public and management liability, employee health and benefits.


Get a quote online by completing our online form or call us on 0808 302 3396 


Who needs Professional Indemnity Insurance?


If your business provides a professional service or offers professional advice then it may need to be covered for the services it is providing.
We provide cover for a range of professions, including:


Approved Inspectors
Financial Advisors & Mortgage Brokers
Licensed Conveyancers
Testing & Inspection


Get a quote online by completing our online form or call us on 0808 302 3396

Knowledge Hub

Stay informed with the latest news and issues affecting the insurance sector from the experts through our Knowledge Hub Centre here.
Howden also produce a sector specific quarterly newsletter. Download the first edition of Insight for Accountants here.


About Howden

Howden is one of the UK’s leading insurance brokers and part of Hyperion, one of the world’s largest employee-owned insurance groups. The Howden Professional Indemnity division is one of the UK’s most respected and knowledgeable Professional Indemnity Insurance broking teams. We employ over 140 insurance professionals and our business leaders across claims, broking, and account management are some of the most knowledgeable in the industry, all with over 25 years’ experience. We are recognised as market leaders in several professional sectors and our client base includes many of the UK’s leading professional services firms.   

Key Contacts

Paul Gillett

Paul Gillett
Divisional Director, Professions
0117 205 1802 Email