Employment & Recruitment Agency Insurance

Operating a recruitment agency holds many risks.

Recruitment and Employment Agencies work to find people jobs. Like many businesses, this can come with its own risks. It is therefore important that you have effective Recruitment Agency Insurance cover to help protect your business should the worst happen.

Whether you’re an Employment Agency or a Recruitment Agency, you are providing businesses with advice and are responsible for the credentials of the candidates you place. You are therefore vulnerable to claims of professional negligence.

Both provide services to other businesses and work closely with candidates and confidential information. The necessary office and business insurances are required, but recruitment and employment agencies are also often liable for the candidates they place.

It is therefore integral that you protect your business with Recruitment and Employment Agency Insurance.

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Employment and Recruitment Agencies Insurance is a specialized type of insurance that provides coverage for the unique risks faced by these agencies.

One of the main risks that recruitment agencies face is the potential for legal claims arising from the workers they hire. If a worker placed at a client’s company causes damage or harm, the agency may be held accountable. Insurance for employment agencies covers legal defense costs and settlements or judgments resulting from claims.

Additionally, this type of insurance can also provide coverage for employee-related risks. If an agency employee is injured at work, insurance can cover their medical expenses and any eligible disability benefits. This is especially important for agencies that specialize in industrial placements or other physically demanding jobs.

Furthermore, Employment and Recruitment Agencies Insurance can also protect against claims of professional indemnity. If a client alleges that the agency provided them with unsuitable candidates or failed to perform adequate background checks, the insurance can help cover the costs of legal defense and any resulting damages.

Having the right insurance coverage is crucial for the long-term success and stability of a recruitment agency. Without it, the financial burden of unexpected events or legal claims could be devastating. By investing in Employment and Recruitment Agencies Insurance, agencies can have peace of mind knowing that they are protected against the risks inherent in their industry.

In short, insurance for employment and recruitment agencies is important for their financial protection. It provides coverage for a range of risks, including legal claims, employee injuries, and professional indemnity. By getting the right insurance, agencies can focus on finding jobs for people, knowing they have a safety net for emergencies.

We design our insurance policies for recruitment and employment agencies to protect businesses according to their needs. This can include Employers Liability Insurance, Professional Indemnity Insurance and Public Liability Insurance.

SJL Insurance Services has experienced teams with over 20 years in business insurance and access to various insurance products. They work with you to tailor a solution for your business.

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Those who work in recruitment across all industries and sectors can take out Employment and Recruitment agency Insurance.

At SJL Insurance Services, we understand that agencies’ needs can vary massively depending on their specific sector and industry. That’s why we create policies that tailor to your business.

Some of the sectors that we work with include:

  • Offshore oil and gas sector
  • Driving agency
  • Domiciliary care agency
  • Temporary industrial placements
  • IT
  • Medical/Nursing
  • Construction
  • Gang Masters

No matter your industry, we can work with you to find the best insurance policy for your business.

Regardless if you’re a staffing firm focused on the offshore oil and gas industry or a driving agency offering temporary positions, SJL Insurance Services has your insurance needs covered. We offer insurance policies that are customized to meet the specific needs and risks of different industries.

No matter your industry, we are committed to working with you to find the best insurance policy for your business. Our team of experts will assess your specific needs and provide you with a comprehensive and tailored insurance solution. SJL Insurance Services handles your insurance needs so you can focus on running your recruitment agency.

What does employment and recruitment agency insurance cover?

The expert teams at SJL Insurance Services build policies with relevant and desired cover to suit your business. Insurance for staffing agencies covers all your business needs, protecting you from unexpected situations.

We can customize your policy to include various insurance covers for your business. We tailor these covers to protect you based on your specific needs. They range from specialised protection to everyday coverage.

Recruitment and Employment Agency Insurance can include:

  • Employers Liability- If you have employees, you legally require Employers Liability Insurance. It provides coverage for any claims made by employees who have suffered injuries or illnesses as a result of their work. This insurance helps protect employers from potential financial losses and legal expenses that may arise from such claims.
  • Public and Products Liability- This Insurance covers claims from third parties. Individuals make these claims when they suffer injuries or experience property damage. The cause of these injuries or damages is your business or products. This insurance helps protect businesses from potential financial losses and legal expenses that may arise from such claims.
  • Legal Expenses Insurance- This covers legal costs and expenses in various types of legal disputes. These disputes can include contract or employment issues, as well as tax investigations. This insurance helps businesses with legal costs and provides legal advice and representation when necessary.
  • Office Insurance- coverage for risks to your office, like damage to the building, contents, and equipment. It also includes protection for business interruption and liability claims. This insurance protects businesses from financial losses and helps them keep running in unexpected situations.
  • Occupational Personal Accident Insurance- Provides coverage for employees who sustain injuries or die while performing their job. This insurance gives money to employees and their families if there is an accident. It pays for medical costs, gives money for being disabled, and gives money if someone dies.
  • Drivers Negligence insurance- Protects against claims against your business for damages caused by your drivers’ negligence. This insurance helps protect businesses from potential financial losses and legal expenses that may arise from such claims.
  • Products Liability Insurance- Covers claims for damages caused by your products made against your business. This insurance helps protect businesses from potential financial losses and legal expenses that may arise from such claims.
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance– Covers claims against your business for mistakes or negligence in professional services. This insurance is particularly important for businesses that provide professional services or advice, such as consultants, architects, or accountants. It helps protect businesses from potential financial losses and legal expenses that may arise from such claims.
  • Directors and Officers Insurance is a type of insurance that provides coverage for any claims made against the directors and officers of a company for alleged wrongful acts or negligence in their roles. This insurance helps protect directors and officers from potential personal financial losses and legal expenses that may arise from such claims.

Please contact us to speak to a specialist team member. We can discuss what you need, how your business works, and the insurance you might need.



We build policies that are tailored to the individual business. Depending on your business size, industry and how much cover you would like, a policy and cost is designed just for you. If you would like to discuss your options with an expert, please contact us now or complete our get a quote form.
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