BIBA Computer Scheme
Comprehensive cover for commercial computer hardware, data losses, increased costs, and virus, hacking and denial of service
Enhanced product for BIBA Members
The working landscape has changed significantly, with hybrid working now the new norm for millions of employees. But with less time now spent working in designated offices and premises, what should businesses be thinking about in terms of managing their computer equipment risks?
Hybrid work environments
HSB Computer Insurance is a commercial product specifically designed to offer comprehensive cover for computer-related risks.
Our policy is split into sections, providing customers with the flexibility to choose the level of cover they need.
Hardware (core cover)
Reinstatement of data
Increased cost of working
Virus, hacking and denial of service attack
Key BIBA member benefits
- Enhanced computer product
- Access our product via the HSB Fast Track or Acturis e-trade platforms
- Environmental hardware replacement clause, exclusively for BIBA members
- Enhanced commission for BIBA members
- Product training provided as required
- Access to specialist claims handling team
Key policy features
- 'Hardware' cover provides insurance for installed and portable computer equipment.
- Electronic office equipment can be automatically included under 'Hardware'. For example, photocopiers; video, audio conferencing and projection equipment; and associated software and programs.
- Extra hardware is automatically covered up to maximum £1,000,000, during the annual period of insurance, or £500,000 to include any hardware at any new premises owned, leased or occupied by you within the territorial limits should the insured accidently forget to inform us.
- Full theft cover – no forcible and violent entry/exit condition.
- Low policy excesses (£150) and nil for damage caused by fire, lightning, explosion, aircraft and theft. Only £50 excess for mobile telephones and smartphones.
- Fire Brigade charges are covered under the policy up to £100,000 each occurrence.
- Anti-theft devices are covered for repair and replacement up to £25,000.
- Reward for hardware that is successfully recovered up to £10,000.
- Replacement of damaged hardware with more environmental, safer and more efficient hardware (10% of the new replacement cost or 10% sum insured).
Computer equipment defined: What's covered?
Our optional covers:
- Reinstatement of data
- Increased cost of working
- Virus, hacking and denial of service attack
can be selected in addition to 'Hardware' to enhance the level of cover.
In addition, 'Virus, hacking and denial of service attack' cover also automatically extends to cover 'Reinstatement of data' and 'Increased cost of working', if these additional covers have been purchased by the customer.
Access HSB Computer Insurance
Process mid-term adjustments
Obtain renewal terms
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HSB is committed to providing a superior customer experience through our specialist claims service.
HSB Computer Insurance in action:
Storm damage to computer/IT equipment
Hardware and portable equipment stolen
Laptop damaged during a presentation
- Leading specialist provider of engineering and technology insurance and inspection services in the UK and Ireland
- UK-based arm of HSB Group, the equipment breakdown insurance and inspection market leader since 1866
- Part of Munich Re, a world leader in risk solutions, consistent risk management and financial stability
- Financially strong and stable – rated A++ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company
- A member of the Institute of Customer Service, demonstrating our commitment to continually improving customer service performance and professionalism