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Why cover Business Interruption?

Without the right level of Business Interruption cover, businesses are at significant risk of being unable to recover from a loss.

As many businesses can be tied to other aspects of the customer’s life, the implications of not holding this insurance or holding insufficient levels of cover could have life-changing consequences. Few businesses can absorb the loss of earnings that accompany a physical loss at their premises and continue to meet ongoing expenses while key assets are repaired or replaced. For many businesses, this process could take months.

Why have the right level of cover?

The right level of cover is important. The penalties for insufficient levels of insurance can be severe, cover can run out, or the indemnity period can expire before the business is fully reinstated. This can increase the costs to be absorbed by the business, potentially to the point where the business can no longer continue to operate.

Some policies will include underinsurance provisions, which will reduce the amount payable as a result of insufficient cover being bought at the outset.

Get the right cover

Our Business Interruption Calculator is tailored specifically to the requirements of RSA policies.

Inputting a few straightforward details can ensure that the business is adequately covered with a confirmed value to be insured and indemnity period to be covered. The calculator includes easy-to-follow help as well as additional tools and a knowledge centre for registered users.

The calculator with login details can be found here:

Username – RSABroker
Password – brokeraccess

Benefits of using the calculator

Use it for cases of up to £25m turnover
The Business Interruption calculator can be used on cases up to a maximum turnover threshold of £25m.

Up to £10k grace for mid-term amendments
Where the calculator is completed mid-term and results in an increase in Business Interruption premium, we will waive any additional premium generated up to renewal, to a maximum of £10,000.

10% off renewals
Where the calculator is completed at renewal and the Business Interruption sum insured is increased, resulting in an increase of premium of greater than 10%, we will discount the Business Interruption premium by 10%.

Remove underinsurance provisions
Where the calculator is completed and the Business Interruption sum insured is selected at the level calculated, we will remove all provisions regarding Underinsurance in respect of Business Interruption insurance.

For further details, please get in touch with your local business contact.