Tag: Risk

Post pandemic cover

With a reported 99% of photography businesses affected by Covid-19, our industry has been hugely hit. We understand the uncertainty, fear and frustration felt by photographers. During the course of the last two years many photographers thought it prudent to reduce their insurance cover on their equipment and/or their liabilities. Clearly this made sense as …

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Covid-19 cover for photographers and production companies

We are often asked by photographers and production companies whether there is any cover for Covid-19 under photographic or media production policies. Currently there is no cover available in the insurance market for cancellation or abandonment of a shoot as a result of Covid-19.  However, the employers and public liability sections do not exclude Covid-19. …

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Stunts and special extras in film and advertising production

Insurance for film and advertising production will cover the basics of; injuries on set, equipment damage, copyright claims, and any car operated for the production. There is, however, a whole range of special policies you may need to add onto your short term or annual insurance policy to keep your production covered.   These special policies …

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The low down: the absolute essential cover to keep your advertising or film production safe

Things rarely go exactly to plan in shoots. Equipment breaks, people get hurt and shoots get delayed. There are so many reasons producers obtain film or advertising production insurance – it protects everything and everyone involved in your production from liability up to a specified amount of money.  Each insurance policy is unique, tailored to …

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Nirvana: the case for professional indemnity insurance

While lawyers have said that Spencer Elden, the naked baby on the cover of Nirvana‘s ‘Nevermind’ album, is likely to have his lawsuit dismissed, the case for ​​professional indemnity insurance has never been stronger. Whether or not the lawsuit is successful, this case shows how easy it is for a third party to bring an …

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Is your business Cyber Secure? The modern day risk of love & friendship

Cyber criminals are taking advantage of the disruption caused by the pandemic, as well as of our romantic lives and office friendships

I've been dealing with Williamson Carson for over 20 years having been introduced to them through the Association of Photographers of which I'm a member. When I've had a claim, however complex, it has been dealt with quickly and efficiently and they very much work for you. They really understand the industry and just happen to be a great bunch of people to deal with.

– Larry Bray

Tom Carson & Williamson Carson have been my insurance brokers for over 15 years. The advice and cover they provides is both comprehensive and realistic. Tom's many years insuring the photographic and film industry means he is never fazed when I throw him last minute curve balls on shoots & on the 2 occasions I have needed my insurance it was dealt with swiftly & professionally. I highly recommend Tom and his team.

– Katy Niker, Burnham Niker