How can insurance help me if I’m a designer?
This article from our partner, MFL, considers how insurance can help a designer. It explores typical scenarios many designers face, from missed deadlines to tricky clients, and explains why having the right insurance can help. Insurance can assist you as a designer in many ways. Here are some of the most common ways that insurance can help […]
If asked, should you do design work for a friend?
This article from our partner, MFL, outlines the insurance implications of providing advice or work to a friend. As a professional, a simple fact of life is that, at some point, one of your friends is likely to ask for your advice or assistance with something that falls within your area of expertise. It happens to […]
Things to be considered when arranging Professional Indemnity Insurance
This article from our partner, MFL, outlines important things you need to consider when arranging Professional Indemnity Insurance for your design business. Cost vs. Benefit While it can often be tempting to go for the cheapest option on the market, especially if you are just starting, it is important to bear the adage ‘you get what […]
How to protect your design business from cybercrime
As part of our ongoing series with, we spoke with Trudy Kelly, Senior Broker at CSD partner, MFL about how to protect your design business from cyber criminals, what defines a cyber event and important things to look out for. Did you know that 39% of businesses are affected by invisible criminals that want to […]
What insurance do I need for my design business?
At the Society, we believe that good business practices are crucial, which is why we partner with trusted experts, such as MFL to support our members, providing tailor-made products specifically designed for designers and design businesses. In the first of an ongoing series of guest articles, we spoke with Mark Philmore at MFL about the […]
PROFESSIONAL INDEMNITY INSURANCE… a better understanding
Kevin McParland ACII sheds some light on the need for PI Cover, its origins and why practising designers should be covered. Compared with fire and marine insurance the need for what is generally known as Professional Indemnity Insurance is a recent development. A landmark legal case in 1964 – Hedley Byrne v Heller and Partners – […]