Employers liability insurance

Employer's liability insurance provides indemnity to the Council. The insurance covers all claims that the Council are legally liable to pay for injury sustained by an employee arising out of and in the course of employment.

The limit of liability for any one incident is £20m.

Asbestos limit reduced to £5m.

View our Certificate of Employers’ Liability Insurance (PDF 332Kb / 1 page).

Insurance claim letters - advice for employees

If any employee receives a formal letter of claim from a firm of solicitors who wish to pursue a claim against the Council, please forward the letter to:

The Finance Team will deal with all the correspondence we receive from solicitors. If a member of staff receives a letter of claim they  should forward the letter or email to the Finance Team as soon as possible.

How to make an insurance claim

There is no standard claim form, to make a claim a member of staff must do so in writing, see contact details below:

Last updated: Tuesday, 19 October, 2021.