Backed by 100 years’ of collective experience, Lockton’s dedicated contingency team safeguards your business from the associated risks that come with planning events and promotions. As the UK’s leading contingency broker, we pride ourselves on the level of service we offer, working closely with each client to provide tailored, effective insurance and risk solutions that protect your bottom line.

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Protection against unforeseen events

Whether a popular promotion has customers redeeming at a higher rate than anticipated, or your event was cancelled at the very last minute due to bad weather – unexpected events can be incredibly costly to you as an organiser. Contingency insurance exists to protect the expenses and revenues of event planners, broadcasters, sponsors, brands, exhibitors or even private individuals, should the unforeseen occur.

Backed by 100 years of combined experience, Lockton’s dedicated contingency team safeguards your business from the risks that come with planning events and promotions, whether you are in the sports industry, music, theatre, entertainment or otherwise. As the UK’s leading contingency broker, we pride ourselves on the level of service we offer, working closely with each client to provide tailored, effective insurance and risk solutions that protect your bottom line.

Our Services

What we bring to your business

  • Depth of experience - Our team has worked with clients across a wide range of industries, tackling risks of all types – this makes us able to pre-empt even the most unlikely exposures

  • A-rated cover - Most of our business is placed either with Lloyd’s or with other A-rated International insurers

  • Tailored solutions - We have years of experience developing bespoke insurance programmes, allowing our clients the freedom to achieve the maximum impact from their event or promotion

  • Cost-effective policies - Whatever the event, promotion or prize, we will strive to find a competitive solution to meet your specific insurance needs

What we cover

  • Event cancellation

  • Conference and exhibition cancellation

  • Non-appearance

  • Weather risks - including cover for stabilising income, unseasonal rain, extra expenses and cost containment

  • Prize indemnity

  • Contractual bonus – covering you for any contractually-assumed liability to award performance bonuses to individuals

  • Over redemption – ensuring you are protected from financial risk in the event that a promotion redeems at a higher level than anticipated 

  • Death, disablement, disgrace

  • Booking refund cover

Our team

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Andy Thompson

Senior Vice President
andy.thompson@lockton.com

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Richard Woods

Producer
richard.woods@lockton.com

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Jack Matthews

Assistant Vice President
jack.matthews@lockton.com

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Joseph Bonard

Broker
joseph.bonard@lockton.com

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