More than just insurance

Ecclesiastical have been working with a wide range of places of worship, faith establishments and community organisations for 130 years. For the last 11 years1 we have consistently been voted as the best faith insurer by brokers.
We are the leading insurer of places of worship in the UK and our unrivalled expertise means that we work closely with brokers to provide insurance for a broad range of faiths, such as non-Anglican churches, synagogues, mosques, and temples. Our longstanding presence in this sector means we have the experience to support your clients with more than just insurance.

Client benefits

  • Tailored policy cover to suit the needs of the customer
  • Our experienced survey team can provide detailed risk management advice and buildings valuations at no additional cost2.
  • Access to our 24-hour helplines which include risk advice, legal assistance and public relations crisis and media assistance.
  • Risk management guidance.
  • Support when they need it most from our award-winning claims team3.
  • Our claims service will give you confidence, we’ll do all we can to resolve claims as quickly and fairly as we can.
The lady in question who dealt with my case was absolutely fantastic! She was able to resolve things the same day and I really appreciated her flexibility and care.

Faith customer

Broker benefits

  • We have 130 years of experience insuring religious buildings. 
  • Broad risk appetite and flexible underwriting.
  • Access to skilled underwriters with sector knowledge and expertise.
  • The ability to build a tailor-made policy for your customer from a wide range of covers.
  • From risk management advice and guidance to our buildings valuation service2, our in-house surveyors can offer you and your faith clients a range of guidance, advice and services.

Product highlights

Specialist, flexible Faith and Community insurance

Our Faith and Community insurance can be tailored so your customers can choose what’s important to them. Faith insurance covers:  
  • Property damage on an all risks basis
  • Business Interruption
  • Equipment breakdown
  • Fine art and collections
  • Money
  • Employer’s liability including cover for authorised volunteers
  • Public and products liability 
  • Reputational risks
  • Trustees’ and management liability
  • Cyber 
  • Fidelity 
  • Legal expenses.
There are also optional extensions and enhancements available.
Contact your regional centre to get a quote or learn more about how we can help you and your faith clients. 
1Ecclesiastical FWD Broker opinion surveys 2007 to 2017
2Subject to underwriting criteria 
3Insurance Times Claims Excellence Awards 2018