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Employee Benefits

Employee benefits can be a profound statement of support for the people working in your business. La Playa can help you get expert cover in:

Health Insurance

Health insurance is a flexible benefit that enables your staff to seek treatment immediately and help them get back to work sooner. This is particularly important for key employees whose absence would adversely impact the business. We can also help with health screening and staff well being services.

Typical cover includes:

  • Appointments scheduled to suit your diary
  • Access to experienced consultants and medical experts
  • Some services come with 24 hr access to a GP or counselling
  • Access to the latest drugs and treatments

Income Protection

What's your plan if a member of your staff is ill on a long-term basis? Does your business have the means to support an employee on long-term sick leave?

Income protection works by contributing a percentage of salary to help in the event of long-term incapacity. It reduces employees’ reliance on the state and/or discretionary employer sick pay schemes. Linked to your liability insurance, this can then reduce any settlement figure for loss of earnings.

Cover can include...

  • Continued benefit if your employee returns to work in a reduced capacity, with a reduced salary
  • Under the current rules, payments can be tax-free (although this may change in future)
  • Rehabilitation support, to help employees get back to work healthily

Life Insurance

If one of your employees died, can you offer any financial protection for their family?

We'll talk through your options in providing life assurance for staff, giving them peace of mind that their dependants have some financial security on their death. This is usually by way of payment of a multiple of their salary.

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How We Can Protect Your Business

Business Interruption Insurance
Business Interruption Insurance
Business Protection
Business Protection
Cargo Insurance
Cargo Insurance
Clinical Trials Liability Insurance
Clinical Trials Liability Insurance
Commercial Legal Expenses Insurance
Commercial Legal Expenses Insurance
Credit Insurance
Credit Insurance
Crime Insurance
Crime Insurance
Cyber and Privacy Insurance
Cyber and Privacy Insurance
Directors & Officers Liability
Directors & Officers Liability
Employee Benefits
Employee Benefits
Employers' Liability
Employers' Liability
Employment Practices Liability Insurance
Employment Practices Liability Insurance
Environmental Liability Insurance
Environmental Liability Insurance
General Public & Product Liability Insurance
General Public & Product Liability Insurance
Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property
Key Person Insurance
Key Person Insurance
Lab Insurance
Lab Insurance
Mergers & Acquisitions Insurance
Mergers & Acquisitions Insurance
Motor Insurance
Motor Insurance
Product Recall Insurance
Product Recall Insurance
Professional Indemnity and EO
Professional Indemnity and E&O
PSD2 Insurance
PSD2 Insurance
Risk Management
Risk Management
Stock Deterioration Insurance
Stock Deterioration Insurance
Supply Chain Insurance
Supply Chain Insurance
Terrorism Insurance
Terrorism Insurance
Travel & Personal Accident
Travel & Personal Accident
Venture Capital & Investment Insurance
Venture Capital & Investment Insurance

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Testimonials

What Our Clients Say

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Insurance brokers who understand and work with technology companies are a rare breed, to be highly recommended.

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The service we get from La Playa is faultless. You are a pleasure to work with.

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Thanks for all of your help with this, you've been incredibly helpful!

Paul H.

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I like that you can put together a small package suitable for us as a startup and that this can easily be adapted as our needs develop without breaking the bank on the way

Mark K

CEO, Tech Start-Up

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For smart technology insurance, you don't get much smarter.

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An innovative leader in providing insurance solutions to technology businesses.

Michael B

Venture Capitalist

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We thought that we had exhausted all options for our type of business. La Playa completely understood the field we operated in and provided us with new options - and then shopped around for us to get a better price.

Sue L

Life Sciences

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[La Playa] provided world-class expertise and professional service. [They are] experts in insurance and risk management for the technology sector and managed to provide superior product and service whilst reducing cost.

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These guys are the only insurance people I will tolerate speaking to these days, as they are actual humans (with both a brain and a heart!) and offer very good packages too - they answer calls and emails promptly and when I had an issue recently with my bank were very helpful to get it fixed.

George

La Playa business client

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We've been putting off our insurance needs for far too long, and I feel we are now in safe hands.

Martyn H

Redd & Whyte

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I always appreciate how quickly [you] respond to all our questions.

Vicky E.

Linguamatics

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Thanks as always for your extraordinarily quick response and great customer service.

David K.

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As always we come away thinking how lucky we are to have found La Playa and the people we deal with there - bet there's not many that can say that about their insurance company!

Annette B.

Company Secretary, ICT

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They are the best insurance company to deal with and our contacts there get 10 out of 10!

ICT

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Open, friendly and supportive

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Thank you so much for giving so generously of your time to contribute at the Ignite Programme - it would not be the success that it is if it were not for the commitment and dedication of contributors such as yourself.

Frances B.

Programme Manager, Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (CfEL)

Specialist & Independent

La Playa's specialist Science & Tech team can help you protect your business with smart, flexible, high-performance insurance - with a friendly human UI. We understand the risks and pressures you face - and we speak your language. We’ll support you with great advice - helping you make good decisions for your business.

As a Lloyd's broker, La Playa has solutions for even the most complex risks, and our services also include Business Protection and Employee Benefits. But what does "Boutique Service" actually look like?

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Careful listening to really understand your needs and priorities


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As much help as you need with completing forms to provide risk information


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A discreet and complimentary appraisal* to assess the risks and ensure you have the right coverage where you need it


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An independent market review - so you don’t have to shop around comparing policies, cover limits, risks covered and smallprint exclusions


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Careful monitoring of the carriers’ financial strength, claims and customer service


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An independent recommendation of the best policy for you - and why


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Specialist policy wordings from underwriters who have demonstrated excellence and deep understanding of your risk exposures. We have analyzed a wide range of policy wordings and have selected only the best for our panel. Our advisors have a deep working knowledge of these policies
*subject to insurer availability


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An intelligently designed portfolio of protection across multiple asset classes, liabilities and territories


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Advice on how best to manage your risks - to keep you safe but also to keep insurance costs down


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A dedicated advisor so you can speak to the same person each time.


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Expert guidance on valuations, security and risk management, and connecting you with specialist advisors and suppliers


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Direct phone and email access to your advisor for questions and advice.


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Policy documents emailed to you - no logins and passwords to remember


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An advocate beside you if you make a claim - thinking laterally to mitigate the impact, making useful connections to get you back up and running, and driving through a swift financial settlement


...and more. La Playa’s Personal Risk Concierge promises only the best,
ensuring that every client we work with is given utmost priority.
No call centres, hold music, hidden fees. with La Playa, you are our most important client.

Advice You Can Trust

…from an expert who understands you

  • Specialist insurance for science and technology
  • Independent professional advice
  • Relationship-based service: right beside you when you make a claim
  • “Can do” culture
  • Seamless insurance across US and UK
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Tech-based business is 24/7, global and borderless, always exposing you to new risks and liabilities - often in unfamiliar places. As the law struggles to keep pace with technology, insurance can provide a real safety net if you fall foul of changing legislation.

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