Coaches liability Insurance

Qualified Coaches’ & Instructors’ Public Liability Insurance

With effect from April 1st, 2014 all HPA qualified Coaches and Instructors who are listed at the following link: click here, have their Public Liability Insurance arranged on a group policy through the HPA.

This policy provides coverage:

  • Indemnity against your legal liability to pay damages (including claimants’ ™ cost, fees and expenses) in accordance with the law within the European Union up to the maximum limit of indemnity stated in the policy.
  • Indemnity only as it applies to such legal liability as defined in the Policy arising purely for your activities as a freelance coach and/or instructor and includes lectures, demonstrations, etc.
  • So long as your primary coaching and instructing activities usually operate within Great Britain, the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, this cover is extended to include your coaching and instructing activities worldwide in respect of temporary visits not exceeding 30 days in total during any one policy period.

For a full description of the insurance cover, including limits of indemnity and excesses please click below:

NOTE:

This policy will not provide coverage if you are giving lessons to pupils on horses owned by you or any of your employees, or if you are providing horses for rental or tuition from others, your activities will fall under the Riding Establishment Act, for which you will be required by law to obtain a license from your local council – see this link: www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1970/32

For further details about insurance for commercial polo pony hire visit: www.apsph-polo.org.uk
For further details of this insurance or for any other insurance requirements please contact:

Piers Plunket at Lycett,

Browne-Swinburne & Douglas Ltd.

Marlborough Office

Telephone: 01672 512512

E-mail: piers.plunket@lycetts.co.uk
website: www.lycetts.co.uk

Claims Notification address:

Lycett, Browne-Swinburne & Douglass Ltd.

The Coach House

168 High Street

Newmarket

Suffolk

CB8 9AQ

Telephone: (01638) 676700

Fax: (01638) 664700

E-mail: claims@lycetts.co.uk

IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU NOTIFY INSURERS IMMEDIATELY OF ANY INCIDENT THAT COULD GIVE RISE TO A CLAIM. DO NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES ADMIT LIABILITY AND DO NOT MAKE ANY OFFER OR PROMISE OF PAYMENT WITHOUT THE WRITTEN CONSENT OF THE INSURERS.