• ECIC issues double cover warning to contractors

    ECIC, the specialist insurer for the construction sector is urging contractors to check they are not doubling up on insurance cover for goods in transit.  This follows a spate of submissions for Contractors All Risks (CAR) cover where insurance quotes were also being sought for the same contractor, for Goods in Transit insurance.  In many cases only one type of cover is necessary for adequate protection for goods in transit, offering contractors the potential of premium savings.

  • ECIC urges contractors to declare business diversification

    The ECIC is encouraging electrical contractors who are diversifying into renewable technology to make sure that their insurance reflects the new work they are undertaking, ensuring they are adequately protected if they need to make a claim. 

  • ECIC highlights potential project policy problems

    ECIC has warned electrical contractors working on major building sites and projects that they may not be covered under the site’s project policy as they have been in the past.

  • ECIC advises contractors to protect themselves from ‘perfect storm’

    Building services sector insurer ECIC has issued a new warning to contractors to protect their tools from theft, following claims from the Criminal Bar Association that theft is being decriminalised due to the police failing to pursue prosecutions1