Being a director, partner or officer of a company brings with it certain responsibilities – to employees, members of the public, investors and regulators. It also exposes the individuals holding the positions of director, partner or officer to personal liability for the actions or omissions they make in the performance of their company duties. This means that they can personally be the subject of claims which could lead to the payment of fines, compensation or imprisonment.
With our directors and officers cover you can be confident that you and any other insured directors, partners or officers are protected against the cost of defending or settling:
- a health and safety or manslaughter claim
- an employment claim
and claims arising from:
- a breach of duty or trust
- wrongful trading under section 214 of the Insolvency Act 1986
- the operation or administration of a pension or employee benefit scheme