Coach Insurance Changes for 1st March 2020 - VITAL UPDATE



British Ice Skating has appointed a new insurance broker and insurer from 01 March 2020 with full details to follow shortly. We would like to remind all coaches that prior to the commencement of our new insurances, to report any incident that may give rise to a claim to Howden before 1st March 2020.


An incident can be defined as:

  • a fatal accident.

  • an injury involving either referral to or actual hospital treatment.

  • any allegations of libel/slander.

  • any allegations of Professional Negligence i.e. arising out of tuition, coaching or advice given.

  • any investigation under any child protection legislation.

  • any circumstance involving damage to third party property. An injury is defined as: -

  1. any head injury that requires medical treatment [Doctor or Hospital.]

  2. any fracture other than to fingers, thumbs or toes.

  3. any amputation, dislocation of the shoulder, hip, knee or spine.

  4. loss of sight [whether temporary or permanent.]

  5. any injury resulting from electrical shock or burn, leading to unconsciousness or requiring resuscitation or admittance to hospital for more than 24 hours.

  6. any other injury leading to hypothermia, heat induced illness or to unconsciousness which requires resuscitation or admittance to hospital for more than 24 hours.

  7. loss of consciousness caused by asphyxia or by exposure to a harmful substance or biological agent.


Please note the above list is not exhaustive and if you are unsure as to whether an incident should be reported, then please do not hesitate to contact Howden Claims Department for further advice.


If you have a query regarding an incident or claim please contact Howden by email - nisa@howdengroup.com - or call 0121 698 8142.


It is very important that you take appropriate action to report any incident to protect your own interests and those of British Ice Skating.

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