Ecclesiastical launches enhanced Art and Private Client policy

25 March 2019

Specialist insurer Ecclesiastical has launched a new enhanced Art and Private Client policy to the market. The enhanced policy is designed to provide comprehensive and flexible cover to meet the needs of high net worth clients’ lifestyles.

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Policy now includes

The policy now includes cyber cover with home systems damage as standard, with the option to purchase cyber-crime and cyber online liability as additional covers.
Ecclesiastical has also added family protection cover1 including automatic cover for fatality at home. 
Ecclesiastical’s dedicated Art and Private Client team is based in London and Manchester and is comprised of art historians, technical underwriters, heritage experts and claims specialists.
The team has seen rapid expansion in the past few years and has made a number of significant hires including Fabrice Watson who heads the dedicated Art and Private Client claims team. 
Sarah Willoughby, Art and Private Client Development Director at Ecclesiastical said: “As our dedicated Art and Private Client team continues to expand we’re delighted to announce the launch of our enhanced Art and Private Client policy. We’re committed to meeting the evolving needs of our high net worth clients which is why we’ve made a number of enhancements to our policy including cyber and family protection.” 
The new enhanced policy will replace the insurer’s existing product for new business and renewals from 1 April 2019. 
1. Ecclesiastical’s family protection cover also includes property alteration costs, assault, psychiatric services, medical expenses and sponsorship losses.