Specialist Insurance for Auctions
When running an auction, it is likely that you are going to be in possession of a number of high-value items that belong to a third-party, so having cover for any accidental damage that is caused is important.
Our Auction Insurance policy can provide Public Liability protection that ensures that if you are sued for damage that is caused to a third-parties property, the legal costs and settlement are handled by us.
As well as liability cover, we can include a number of other benefits on your policy including Equipment Cover for the items you own and Employers’ Liability which protects the event if a staff member is injured.
We aim to have even the most complex of proposal quoted for your bespoke insurance policy within two working hours of your submission.
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Why choose Protectivity?
Policies to suit your auction
Regardless of whether you are organising a small charity auction or something more substantial, we can provide a policy to suit your needs. With a number of add-ons and benefits,you pay only for what you need.
Excellent Claims Handing
With a large number of attendees and items being handled at auctions, accidents do happen. Therefore we aim to deal with each claim as sympathetically as possible, to reduce the impact on your business.
Specialists in our field
We’re niche insurance specialists so know the importance of tailoring the cover to you. With 25 years experience and a dedicated team of account managers we are able to deliver a highly specialised service.
Underwritten by Experts
Every one of our Auction Insurance policies is underwritten by AXA XL who specialise in niche markets such as auction insurance.
What Insurance Do Auctions Need?
The main protection anyone running an auction needs is Public Liability, but there a number of possible benefits to consider.
If an auction organiser or a member of staff were to damage the property owned by a third-party they could be pursued for damages. Having Public Liability in place means that if that was the case, the costs associated with defending the auction and any subsequent settlement is handled by your insurance policy.
We can add cover to any Auction Insurance policy to protect the equipment owned by the organisers against loss, damage and theft. We can provide up to £50,000 worth of cover in our policy, with a limit of £2,500 on each individual item. Protection is also available for equipment left overnight at the auction.
I was really pleased with how my claim was settled. It gave me great confidence that Protectivity covers me when the worst happens.
Fantastic claims handling
With the likelihood of a large number of attendees it’s an unfortunate fact that accidents do happen.
That’s why we like to ensure that when you do have to make a claim, the process is as straightforward as possible.
Thankfully, the Protectivity customers that have had to make a claim have been extremely pleased at the way that we have handled their troubling situation.
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Further information on our policy
If you have any other questions regarding our Auction Insurance policy, then feel free to get in touch with our friendly team on 01494 887909. Our phone lines are open 9am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday.
More information on what we can cover on this policy can be found on our FAQs page.