Insurance policies

£10 million Public Liability Insurance 
£1 million Professional Indemnity Insurance

provided by Hencilla Canworth

These insurance policies only cover certain membership types: 
- Professional Designers
- Professional Members
- Graduate Members (by opting-in)
- Corporate or NCO members (by opting-in)

These insurance policies DO NOT cover:
- Student members
- Associate members
- Non-UK based members

Other terms and conditions apply - particularly to limited companies and partnerships - see full policy & key facts documents below.

These policies runs from 1st September - 31st August and is only valid if your membership is paid up, i.e. you have renewed your membership. If you have not renewed your membership then you are not covered by these insurance policies.

If you are unsure or have any questions about the policies, please contact us at

For claims, contact Hencilla Canworth as detailed in the policy documents below.

These policies cover  "The member's occupation as a sound designer or sound engineer including the design, installation, preparation and operation of sound systems, the recording of sound effects, the teaching or mentoring of these activities, and a manager or technician in the theatre, entertainment and conference industries".

Public Liability Insurance

This provides £10 million of PLI coverage.

It also includes cover for damage to property belonging to a third party. 

Professional Indemnity Insurance

This provides £1 million of PI coverage.

Click here for Full policy details 
Click here for Key Facts document 

Personalised insurance document

We will send you a personalised insurance document which you can show to clients and employers to demonstrate you are covered. You should receive this within two weeks of joining or renewing your membership of the ASD. If you have not received it or need it urgently, please email us at

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