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Every business needs the right insurance, and the ECA’s own insurance company, ECIC, can ensure you get exactly the cover you need – and at the right rate too...


Buying insurance for your business The need for insurance for those running any business is a legal and contractual requirement and, for some, a tiresome fact of life. And for those in the construction industry, the presence of heavy and electrical equipment, the physical work environment, and the requirement for a motor fleet (van accidents are a major source of business claims) all mean that insurance costs may easily spiral out of control. But in spite of this, how many contractors – large or small – actively manage their


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insurance buying, and take time to ensure that not only is the price right, but that the product and the service behind it meet their needs? The reasons for this are simple. Electrical contractors,


like any other business, are experts in their own trade – not in insurance. And in a world filled with health and safety requirements, endless technical certifications and regulations, many are not unnaturally disenchanted at having to make technical choices about something as complex as insurance.


How can a contractor get the best value from their insurances? So, ever on the lookout for ways to help members, we at ECA Today picked the brains of our in-house experts at the Electrical Contractors’ Insurance Company (ECIC) to get the lowdown on how best to buy the right insurance for your business. Roger Brown, managing director of ECIC, says the


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