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Circle is a Chartered independent insurance broker, specialising in providing bespoke insurance solutions to the museum and visitor attraction sector. With a team of skilled, experienced professionals and a network of offices throughout the UK (including representation at Lloyd's of London), we are ideally placed to meet your insurance requirements.

Howden is one of the world’s largest independent insurance brokers and provides specialist museum insurance. Howden’s fine art and valuables insurance team provide specially tailored cover for museums, galleries and collectors in the UK and worldwide. The Howden team comprises of over 30 people focussing solely on art and valuables insurance. We trade with the most experienced insurance companies that provide competitive terms for our clients and have access to exclusive arrangements with insurers.

Castleacre advise museums and galleries on the very specific risks that they face, arranging tailored insurance policies that protect commercial activities, collections, buildings, liabilities, loans and loss of revenue. As independent brokers we look for the best insurer for individual institutions, finding streamlined competitive cover. We provide 24-hour access to a senior advisor, and if a claim arises we work on your behalf to ensure compensation and settlements are resolved quickly by the insurer.

Sotera is an Insurtech start-up that uses AI and a proprietary risk algorithm to evaluate the risk of collections to improve how they are insured. Sotera was founded by two archaeologists by training, and spun out of the University of Cambridge. Sotera is based at Lloyds of London and works with some of the leading Fine Art & Specie and Museums & Collections insurers in the UK market.

Additionally, Sotera is starting a non-profit that will deploy their core technology as a toolkit to protect at-risk heritage and will work alongside heritage organisations. We are working with the Oriental Museum in Durham, and recently used our technology to analyse their collection from a risk perspective. We are looking to connect with museums interested in analysing their collections for a better understanding of risk and insurance needs.

Blackwall Green are proud to have supported the Association of Independent Museums since 2001. We concentrate exclusively on art and museum insurance and have acted as a specialist insurance broker for many AIM members as well as for other museums, art galleries, dealers and private collectors for over forty years. Our experience is dedicated to improving insurance for museums and providing an informed, responsive service to our clients, and advice to any museums whether existing clients or not. Please do feel free to contact us.

Hayes Parsons Insurance Brokers is an independent chartered insurance brokerage and risk management advisor, with significant museum and visitor attraction clients throughout the U.K. As a museum or visitor attraction, you may need to insure listed buildings, specialist artefacts and fine art, historic vessels, or protect against fast changing risks such as cyber-crime and reputational risks. Our team of insurance professionals deal with these subject matters day in and day out, and are on hand to provide clients with the tailor made insurance and risk management solutions.

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