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Directors & Officers Insurance

Directors & Officers Insurance

Looking for a quote for directors & officers’ insurance? Protection for your company and its directors against actual or alleged wrongful acts.

Why Choose Us?

Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants provides bespoke Directors & Officers’ Liability Insurance (D&O) across a variety of sectors.  Directors’ & Officers’ Liability or Management Liability Insurance (MLP) as it is now more commonly known, can be a complex policy type, and one which has continued to evolve over time, broadening its cover and wording.  Our team of experts work with you to ensure that we provide the right multi-dimensional solution, whilst ensuring you have a full understanding of the coverage provided across the various sections available within the policy.    

We source compatible solutions from a number of market leading insurers, taking into consideration the risk features of each individual organisation we work with to ensure that we deliver cost effective and comprehensive policies for our clients.

What is Directors & Officers Liability Insurance?

Directors’ & Officers Liability:
Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Insurance plays a significant role in protecting individual Directors against their personal liability should a claim be brought against them for their wrongful acts.

Company Legal Liability:
Key risks to your business include; Regulatory Investigations & Prosecutions, Employee & Third Party Fraud, Shareholder/Investor Claims, Cybercrime, Non-internet identity fraud, Contract disputes, Cyber liability, Pension claims, Data protection breaches, Pollution claims.

Employment Practices Liability:
This section provides coverage to employers against claims made by employees alleging, for example; harassment, discrimination, wrongful/unfair dismissal and failure to promote/negligent evaluation.

Pension Trustees Liability:
Pension trustee liability insurance also provides cover for the company and its pension plan. That’s because while in theory the trustee may be personally liable, in practice the risk is often carried by the employer or the pension plan by indemnities and exoneration clauses.

Crime/Fidelity:
This extension provides cover against fraudulent or dishonest activities carried out by employees or outside third parties, or collusion between internal staff and external parties such as suppliers, including investigation costs and expenses.

What Does It Do?

Directors’ and officers’ liability insurance – also known as D&O insurance – covers the cost of compensation claims made against your business’s directors and key managers (officers) for alleged wrongful acts.

Wrongful acts include:

  • Breach of trust

  • Breach of duty

  • Neglect

  • Error

  • Misleading statements

  • Wrongful trading


Talk to the experts and let us find the right policy for you

Try us out and see how we can help make finding the right insurance cover that little bit easier for you.

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What Our Customers Say

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Mal Elwood

1 year ago

"Very efficient, always friendly and helpful. I have used Watkin Davies for years, and they have always been competitive. I received great support recently when I had to make a claim, so I'd highly recommend them."

A Ali

1 year ago

"I was very impressed with the quality of the service - it was outstanding. The advisor, Ms Spear went above and beyond to give me the best driving insurance policy. The policy I have received is exactly what I was looking for. Thank you so much Ms Spear!"

Adam Kearns

1 year ago

"I've used Instructorcover Plus for my driving instructor insurance for a number of years. Not only are prices competitive, even at renewal, but customer service is fantastic. Call operators are always cheerful and incredibly helpful. Everything is always sorted in a single call, saving valuable time. Highly recommend."

Macca Ginger

1 year ago

"Absolutely superb service from the team, particularly Natalie. Very easy and simple process"

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1 year ago

"As aways very efficient"

Barrie P

1 year ago

"I have used InstructorcoverPlus for my driving tuition insurance for a number of years. Their prices are always competitive and everyone I speak to is friendly and helpful."

Kathryn Parkes

11 months ago

"Ceri was very helpful and knowledgeable on the phone"

John Gabriel

9 months ago

"Karrie Brewer was so helpful today, especially as one insurance company would not quote, so had to shop around for us, many thanks"

Sulman Khosty

9 months ago

"Kelly is amazing. Very helpful and friendly, did a great job today with helping me out to get insured. Amazing service!"

Andy Amadi

10 months ago

"Great service. Got my first driving instructor insurance with this firm. Price was competitive and customer service provided by Jane was great. I will definitely recommend the service."

Lynne Turner

11 months ago

"Team were very helpful when it came time to renew my policy, taking the time to check and make any amendments needed. Would highly recommend."

Nikki Mellin

1 year ago

"5 stars!"

Pam Durbin

1 year ago

"Excellent service from Watkin Davies as per usual. I love the way they do all the hard work researching best quotes and provide you with your options. All the staff are very friendly and professional, I have to highlight Ceri who always does a fantastic job for me and my family."

Steve P

1 year ago

"Really helpful and efficient customer service, friendly and knowledgeable too. I would highly recommend InstructorcoverPlus."

Ricki Dango

1 year ago

"I m a returning customer and what a wonderful experience. Emma is new to her role but she was very helpful and polite throughout. She got the quote done very quickly and managed to beat all my other quotations. I therefore didn't have to waste any more time. Further she offered me three instalments at 0% which is helpful in this current economic climate. The paperwork was sent straight away. Highly recommended."

Gary Williams

1 year ago

"Once again, could not have been more helpful! Still a pleasure to speak to a 'real person' who knew what they were talking about!"


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About Watkin Davies

Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants is an independent Insurance Broker and a trading name of A-Plan Holdings, our head office is in Cardiff, in the village of Whitchurch close to the M4 motorway. The business was established by Roger Watkins in 1978 and is the trusted insurance broker to many individuals and businesses throughout the UK. We are proud of our independent status and pride ourselves on our customer service.

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  • We are proud of our claims service, our aim is to provide our customers with a first class service and ensure settlement is met within our customers expectations.
  • We have a highly skilled team, working hard to understand our customers requirements and needs & pride ourselves on customer service.
  • We have access to a comprehensive panel of insurers that allow us to provide cover you need at a competitive premium.
  • The business was established by Roger Watkins in 1978 and is the trusted insurance advisor to many individuals and businesses throughout the UK.

Watkin Davies & InstructorcoverPlus is a trading name of A-Plan Holdings, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority No. 310164. Registered in England and Wales under company registration number 750484. Registered Office: 2 Des Roches Square, Witney, OX28 4LE. Calls may be monitored and recorded for quality assurance purposes.
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