Terrorism and Sabotage

What is Terrorism and Sabotage Insurance?

Terrorism and Sabotage insurance protection inclusion are intended to secure you against monetary misfortunes straightforwardly coming about because of politically roused savagery or illegal intimidation and harm occasions. The likely destruction of life and property achieved by demonstrations of psychological warfare or harm is huge, as of late the quantity of fear monger occurrences has risen.

Does my business need Terrorism and Sabotage Insurance?

Terrorism Insurance policies are sometimes essential for your property and will be included as a stipulation of your lease. If your lease states that you need to have a Terrorism Insurance policy in place, it is vital that you ensure that your property is covered.

Why YOU need Terrorism and Sabotage Insurance?

Sabotage and terrorism insurance coverage inclusion incorporation are expected to guarantee you against financial adversities directly coming about due to politically brutality or psychological oppression and harm occasions. Achieving a creating necessity for assurance to keep up business coherence.

Rural and residential areas are less likely to be targeted by a terrorist attack. Commercial urban centers, as well as airports and train stations, have a higher risk for terrorist attack.

Premiums for terrorism coverage range from $19 to $49 per million of insured value, depending on the size of the company.  The expense generally represents 3 to 5 percent of a company’s property insurance costs.



Certain industries—such as the energy sector—have a higher risk of being targeted for terrorist attacks. If your business is part of a high-risk industry, you may want to consider purchasing terrorism insurance.

We provide an exclusive legal service under our Management Liability Policy with access to a specialist litigation and commercial law firm that specialises not only in the management of legal crises, but also in the education and prevention of them in the first place.

Support against all regulators including:- Information Commissioners Office (ICO),
Health and Safety Executive (HSE) | Charity Commission | HMRC | Food Standard Agency (FSA) | Trading Standards | Local Authorities | DEFRA.

Regulatory investigations

Regulatory prosecutions

Breaches of contract

Fees for intervention

Employment tribunal and ACAS claims

Defence for the organisation itself

£100,000 data protection breach

Customer/supplier contact cover

Employee theft cover

Deprivation of assets

Employment civil fines

Pollution clean up cost cover

Third party electronic funds transfer cover

Loss of directors’ time

Brand damage

Employee engagement impact

24/7 out of hours crisis line

Stress and worry for directors & managers

Defence against employment tribunal claims

£25,000 pursuit cover for contract disputes and debt recovery

Legal defence for directors, trusteees, partners and officers

Negative social media crisis and public relations costs

Circumstance investigation/mitigation costs

24 hours, 7 days a week crisis line straight to a solicitor at no additional cost

Legal advice line Mon-Fri 8am-6pm

Legally privileged advice, support & representation

Downloadable legal & regulatory advice, support guides, letters & templates

Access to our digital tools via exclusive portal

Frequently Asked Questions

A commercial terrorism policy covers damaged or destroyed property—including buildings, equipment, furnishings and inventory. It may also cover losses associated with the interruption of your business. Terrorism insurance may also cover liability claims against your business associated with a terrorist attack.

Depending on your state, a terrorism insurance policy may exclude coverage for fire following. Nuclear, biological, chemical and radiological (NBCR) attacks are also excluded, except in the life, health and workers compensation lines of insurance.

Cyber risks are also an emerging terrorist threat. It is possible that property damage or injuries to employees could be caused by a cyber-attack—for instance an attack that causes equipment to malfunction. On the other hand, most computer attacks are not violent and do not cause physical damage. In general, terrorism insurance is unlikely to cover a cyber-attack, and a small business concerned about this risk should consider purchasing separate cyber liability insurance.

Losses are only covered by a terrorism insurance policy if the U.S. Department of the Treasury officially certifies an event as an act of terrorism. This requires that the act be violent and be driven by the desire of an individual or individuals to coerce U.S. civilians or government. No act shall be certified by the Secretary as an act of terrorism if property and casualty losses, in the aggregate, do not exceed $5 million. The act must also cause at least $100 million in damage to be considered a terrorist attack.

Terrorism cover safeguards your block of flats against the financial impact of a terroristattack, protecting properties in high-risk areas such as cities, areas close to government buildings, major transport links and landmark buildings

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Matt’s contact details can be found below or, if you would prefer, please complete the contact form at the bottom of this page and Matt will contact you at your convenience.

Matt Price

Broking Director

Matt.price@ascendbrokingold.co.uk  |  Office: 01245 449062
Mobile: 07841 020712


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