Insurance for the Recruitment Industry
Why you need recruitment insurance
Recruitment specialists now cover everything from I.T. to oil and gas, and each sector has its own requirements. We offer over 35 years of experience in recruitment insurance, dealing with all types of recruiters and their specific insurance needs.
- Our service
As well as providing recruiters with insurance advice and wide-ranging insurance packages, we also offer a range of cost-effective insurance solutions for umbrella companies and freelancers.
- Industry bodies
We are proud to be associated with a number of well recognised industry bodies such as APSCO and TEAM, while also being the sole insurance broking provider to the REC.
- Who we work with
We don’t just deal with the larger recruiters. We also provide an outstanding service to a great number of start-ups and small to medium sized recruiters.
How our recruitment insurance team can help
With a selection of specialist recruitment insurance policies on offer we can ensure you are covered for all eventualities.
We don’t just provide you with market leading policies either. We take time to understand your business and give considered advice. Whether that’s on how best to mitigate risk, or bring attention to those risks you weren’t fully aware of, our aim is to ensure your business runs smoothly.
As the appointed insurance broking partner of the REC and IMA, Jelf is able to provide members with a unique recruitment agency insurance offering.
What types of cover do we offer?
- Recruiters Choice
After spending many months researching and listening to what our clients really need, we created Recruiters Choice. Developed with leading insurer Hiscox, Director Peter Stoll, has stated that this policy “offers some of the widest cover within the sector, giving recruitment agencies the ‘best of breed’ in the insurance market.” This includes comprehensive liability and indemnity cover with additional extensions. Read more...
- Freelancers Choice
Clients are increasingly insisting contractors carry their own insurance cover. In conjunction with Hiscox, we are able to offer a recruitment insurance package created exclusively for freelance contractors working via recruitment companies. This product can cater for a wide range of manual occupations. Read more...
- Umbrella Choice
We've also created a package of insurance designed especially for umbrella companies, called Umbrella Choice. This provides cover for accountancy/payroll and workers using their services. We can also provide insurance for CIS, single person limited companies and other self-employed contractors. Read more...
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Frequently asked questions
As your company name is on the contract with the hirer, the hirer will likely pursue you in the first instance when there is a negligent act, error or omission by the contractor you supplied that costs the hirer money. Furthermore, can you be certain that the contractor has bought adequate insurance cover for themselves? For instance, have they
- paid their premium?
- renewed their policy?
- got an adequate indemnity limit on their policy?
- where required, extended their cover for off-shore work, rail or drivers’ negligence?
- not cancelled their policy after commencement of the assignment?