Church InsuranceChurch Insurance

Our knowledge of church insurance means we are able to give you advice and quotations on the best policy suitable for the needs of your church or chapel. The policies that we recommend give cover for buildings, contents, equipment, money, and liabilities where appropriate. The policies are tailored to match your needs. In addition, cover is available for legal expenses and public liability for all activities, including youth activities anywhere in the UK. Cover for Church Fellowships and Minibuses is also available. Please let us talk to you to discuss all the options.

Special features of our standard cover include:

  • Money cover doubled for fund-raising events
  • Cost of alternative accommodation
  • Member to member liability
  • Liability for damage to leased or rented property

An optional extension provides wide cover on property owned by the church organisation anywhere in the United Kingdom.


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Church Fellowship Insurance

We can arrange low cost, Fellowship Insurance which provides cover for the main insurance needs of church organisations that do not own, or have responsibility for, their own premises. The package includes cover for:

  • Money
  • Loss of Income
  • Personal Accident for voluntary workers, members and employees
  • Public and Employers' Liability

Comprehensive Review by Church Insurance Specialists

Insurance is complex, ever changing and increasingly subject to stringent regulation. We will undertake a comprehensive review of your existing arrangements if required - both in terms of premium and covers to ensure that you are adequately covered. We identify and present the most competitive church insurance packages sourced, highlight any possible gaps in existing cover and offer any optional extensions which become available.

Whether you are an individual church or part of a much larger denominational group we would be pleased to discuss and advise on your church insurance requirements. Our full contact details are shown at the bottom of this page.

Directed by a Chartered Insurance Broker and Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute we offer an ethical, considered and professional service in the United Kingdom. Please call us on 020 8651 7420, or e-mail church@accessinsurance.co.uk. Alternatively you may submit a request for a call back here.


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Trustee Indemnity InsuranceTrustee Indemnity Insurance

Many trustees will be surprised to learn that the law is harsher towards charity trustees than company directors. Careful consideration should be given to providing indemnity for all trustees. Cover for: damages and expenses arising from any 'wrongful act'; dishonesty losses not recoverable from the trustee; loss of documents; Errors and omissions relating to professional counselling can also be covered. If you provide other advice such as debt advice, we will be able to arrange appropriate professional indemnity cover.


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Risk ManagementRisk Management

The best resources we have found relating to Church Care, Maintenance and Security are available from the links below. Whilst some information is aimed at Church of England premises, there are good pointers for any denomination. We have included some of the best links here.


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We have a number of church risk management documents available from Ansvar in PDF Format.

Download Ansvar Insurance Risk Management Resource Pack. Download the complete pack (1Mb) or select section (36k to 328k) as required. Remember to click the back button in your browser to return here. You can save these files to your computer or print them.

We are able to offer quotations from the market of insurers who specialise in church insurance including those who have made their resources available. Information on protecting children and appointing children's workers can be obtained from www.safechild.co.uk.

We aim to give you a truly independent service, competitive quotes and advice for your church insurance.


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Access Insurance

Selsdon House

212-220 Addington Road

South Croydon

Surrey

CR2 8LD


Tel: 020 8651 7420

Fax: 020 8651 7421


church@accessinsurance.co.uk