Museum Consultants/ Curators Insurance
Why do you need insurance as a museum curator?
As a consultant or consultancy business operator, you have to maintain the museum or be the liaison when a collection is on loan. Potential risks such as a liability or professional indemnity claim should be considered.
FD Beck can help ease the stress of claims by arranging insurance specific to your industry. Let one of our professional brokers help handle the financial implications of a legal claim.
In the event of a claim the cost of legal fees and compensation payouts made against your or your business can make you financially vulnerable.
Moreover, museum management trust that a consultant will have the right insurance policy in place.
Insurance for Museum Curators and Consultants in Australia
So how do you start to protect yourself (or your business)? Here is the basic coverage you should get.
Common Risks Faced by Museum Consultants and Curators
While displaying and cataloguing collection items these are possible risks faced in the industry.
1. Negligence of duty in terms of:
- Mismanagement of museum specimens and/or artifacts
- Inappropriate planning in respect to exhibiting of collections
- Poor supervision of artifacts resulting in damage or theft
- Substandard performance on the purchase, sale, and exchange of collections resulting in loss of profit
2. Breach of trust in terms of:
- Misuse of funds and grants
- Unauthorised access to museum data
Frequently Asked Questions
Is professional indemnity insurance necessary for a consultant like me?
How much professional indemnity cover is needed? What else should I include in my search for a suitable insurance cover?
Professional Indemnity insurance can cover between $500,000 and $5,000,000. When deciding on a cover, please take into consideration, business size and nature of work, to name a few, to get the right level of a PI or business insurance. For more information, please contact our insurance brokers for accurate policy advice.
Can I get a quick quote from your website?
Please use our free online quoting tool to obtain an instant professional indemnity quote. Answer a handful of questions in order to an online quote in minutes.
Can you customise coverage based on my budget and policy requirements?
Yes, our professional brokers can discuss your requirements. Please contact us for additional details. Moreover, if you or your business needs coverage for a specific potential liability, please contact our insurance brokers for assistance.