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The IFA Insurance Scheme

Alan_Boswell_Logo.jpgThe IFA Public Liability and Medical Malpractice Scheme has been designed specifically for IFA members. The aim of the scheme is to provide market leading cover at the best available cost. This can be purchased through our recommended independent insurance broker the Alan Boswell Group at

Alan Boswell Group are a chartered independent insurance brokers. The cover they provide for Complementary Therapists has been specifically designed to provide comprehensive protection against an allegation of medical malpractice. The Group are set apart by its exceptional standards of personal service and many accolades including being named 2015 ‘Independent Broker of the Year’ by Insurance Times. The brokers exceptional levels of customer service have been recognised by its customers awarding the company with a services score of 98% through independent review site Feefo.

For IFA postgraduate members it is £53 per annum and for students £33 per annum. Please note this package is only available to current IFA members. If you do take out this insurance package and do not update your IFA membership within 28 days your insurance will be invalid and you will be charged at the higher rate. For any queries please contact Tom Head or his team on 01953 455 600 visit or email

The Insurance Scheme includes:

  • £5m limit of indemnity for Public and Products Liability and Malpractice
  • Errors and Omissions up to £1m
  • Coverage for Additional Therapies
  • Very wide description of ‘trade’ – includes presentations, exhibitions, workshops and the like, plus so called “good Samaritans” actions.
  • Written on a ‘Claims Occurring’ basis meaning policy covers claims that occur during the policy period irrespective of when the claim is made.
  • Basic beauty cover has been included for pedicures, sugaring, manicures, facials, body wraps, scrubs, exfoliation – other beauty therapies may be charged at a higher rate.
  • Cover can be purchased on line so cover is automatically in place once the premium is paid and documentation is emailed within minutes of purchase.
  • Full legal expenses cover including 24 hour helpline for more details click here

Please note Alan Boswell Group do not cover insurance in Europe, however we have sourced an alternative for you please contact Balens


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