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Marsh Commercial

Day 3: 11:30 - Risk in times of uncertainty - a guide to PII and cyber

A leading professional risks insurance broker, Marsh Commercial (formerly Bluefin Professions) offers professional indemnity insurance.

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Working closely with ICAEW, we have developed a range of insurance products that protect members from the specific risks they face as a chartered accountant. Contact us

Marsh Commercial is a specialist insurance broker and has worked with ICAEW for 14 years as a trusted Member Rewards partner. Managing more than 4,500 policies on behalf of members, it offers professional indemnity, office and cyber insurance with exclusive benefits and exceptional service.

Products and services

Working closely with ICAEW, Marsh Commercial has developed a Professional Indemnity Insurance and Cyber policy that protects members from the specific risks they face as Chartered Accountants, as well as offering additional benefits.

Professional Indemnity Insurance:

  • Interest-free instalment facility.
  • Automatic six-year run-off provision and renewal process (subject to criteria).
  • Nil first excess (subject to criteria).
  • Free tax advice helpline for you and on behalf of your clients.
  • Free 24 hour legal advice helpline for all partners as well as counselling advice helpline, and health and medical advice helpline for all staff.
  • Additional cover for representation costs.
  • Fixed or long-term policy (subject to criteria).
  • Additional cover for public relations costs.
  • Cover for loss of documents.
  • Compensation for court attendance.
  • Risk management advice
  • Access to a dedicated in-house claims team

Cyber Insurance

Marsh Commercial offers services to help prevent a breach from happening, including access to a cyber risk health check report that examines the cyber resilience of your business. Powered by QBE, this easy-to-use online tool can help to give you a better understanding of your business’ information and cyber security practices. It generates a personalised report to help improve and maintain your business’ resilience to cyber breaches and attacks.

  • Access to a free online cyber toolkit - includes tips and advice on how your business can become more cyber resilient.
  • 24/7 claims hotline.
  • Risk management advice.
  • Emergency help with the recovery and costs associated with an attack.
  • No gaps or overlaps with your current professional indemnity cover.
  • Dedicated ICAEW in-house claims team to provide hands-on support to guide you through a cyber claim.


Title   Risk in times of uncertainty – A guide to PII and cyber 
Date   20 August
Time  11:30-12:00

An insightful, relevant and practical webinar on the current state of the professional indemnity insurance (PII) market, the risks you need to be aware of as an accountant, and useful advice and guidance on what to put in place to protect yourself from not only day-to-day risks – but the increase in cyber-threats during COVID-19.

Ed Partridge, Senior Vice President at Marsh Commercial, will provide insights into the PII market for accountants. What are the trends? Has Covid-19 had an impact on the market? What should accountants expect over the coming months? They will also provide practical risk management advice concerning working from home during the pandemic - just how risky is this from a cyber-threat perspective?

Key takeaways

  • How a hardening PII marketing will affect accountants.
  • How to protect yourself from rising premiums in a distressed PII market.
  • What to consider when retiring or ceasing to trade.
  • Practical risk management tips and advice for staying safe from cyber threats while working from home.
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