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Welcome to our Plant and Machinery Insurance Request Form!


Protecting your equipment during transit is our top priority, whether you're relocating, shipping machinery, or managing other transportation needs.


Please note that this form does not provide an instant online quote.


Our team will contact you soon to discuss your requirements and provide a customized quote. Thank you for choosing us for your plant and machinery insurance needs.


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Contact Details

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Title *
First Name *
Last Name *
Email *
Telephone *
    Please enter your postcode and select your address *
    House Number/Name

    About the Business

    Trading Name *
    Your trading status is *
    Please enter your company/charity registration *
    Please describe your business status *
    Partner 1 Full Name *
    Partner 1 Telephone *
    Partner 1 Email *
    Partner 1 Address *
    Add Second Partner*
    Second Partner Full Name *
    Second Partner Telephone *
    Second Partner Email *
    Second Partner Address *
    Add Third Partner*
    Third Partner Full Name *
    Third Partner Telephone *
    Third Partner Email *
    Third Partner Address *
    Add Fourth Partner*
    Fourth Partner Full Name *
    Fourth Partner Telephone *
    Fourth Partner Email *
    Fourth Partner Address *
    Business Address *
    Are you a member of a trade association/professional body?*
    Professional Body *
    Year Business Established *
    If less than 3 years please provide details of previous experience
    Business Website Address
    When do you wish your cover to commence? Please give our brokers 7 days to contact insurers. Insurance providers will not provide a quote beyond 30 days. *
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    Plant, Tools and Machinery

    Do you require hired-in plant cover?*
    Do you require owned plant cover?*
    Is hired-in/owned Plant & Equipment to be insured is used solely in connection with the Business?*
    Is hired-in/owned Plant & Equipment used only within Great Britain, Northern Ireland, The Isle of Man and The Channel Islands?*
    Is your Plant & Equipment operated, maintained and serviced in accordance with the manufacturers recommendations?*
    Is hired-in/owned Plant & Equipment returned to a lockfast building or secure compound when not in use?*
    Is your Plant & Equipment inspected in accordance with any statutory regulations?*
    Is your Plant & Equipment used by operators licensed in accordance with statutory regulations?*
    Is your Plant & Equipment used in hazardous conditions? e.g. demolition, mining, dynamiting, underground, on or near water, on bridges etc*
    Is your Plant & Equipment hired out under conditions less onerous than the model conditions of hire approved by the Contractors Plant-hire Association (CPA) or the Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA)?*
    Is cover required during loading transit and unloading?*
    Is cover required whilst plant is let out on hire or loan to any third party?*
    Is indemnity to the first hirer required?*
    The total new replacement value of Plant & Equipment hired-in/owned by the Business *
    The total market value of Plant & Equipment hired-in/owned by the Business *
    What are your Annual Hiring-In Charges? *
    Plant type 1 *
    Description of plant 1 *
    Plant 1 year of manufacture? *
    New Replacement Value Plant 1 *
    Current Market Value Plant 1 *
    Add Second Plant*
    Plant type 2 *
    Description of plant 2 *
    Plant 2 year of manufacture? *
    New Replacement Value Plant 2 *
    Current Market Value Plant 2 *
    Add Third Plant*
    Plant type 3 *
    Description of plant 3 *
    Plant 3 year of manufacture? *
    New Replacement Value Plant 3 *
    Current Market Value Plant 3 *
    Add Fourth Plant*
    Plant type 4 *
    Description of plant 4 *
    Plant 4 year of manufacture? *
    New Replacement Value Plant 4 *
    Current Market Value Plant 4 *
    Add Fifth Plant*
    Plant type 5 *
    Description of plant 5 *
    Plant 5 year of manufacture? *
    New Replacement Value Plant 5 *
    Current Market Value Plant 5 *
    Add more plant items*
    If you have more plant and machinery please attach document covering each extra item of plant with the details asked above: (PDF and DOC files only)
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    Do you require cover for tools and equipment?*
    Total value of tools? *
    How are your tools secured at premises and on site? *
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    Health and Safety & Risk Details

    Do you undertake risk assessments before the start of activities?*
    Do you offer First Aid facilities at your location(s)?*

    Claims History

    Have you made any claims or had any claims made against you in the last 5 years?*
    Please provide details of claim and value *
    Are you aware of any incidents that may give rise to a claim?*
    Incident details *
    Are you aware of any loss through employee dishonesty?*
    If yes please give details *

    Have you or any partner or director:

    Ever been convicted of or charged with (but not yet tried) or been given an official police caution in respect of any criminal offence other than a motoring offence?*
    Please give details of offence *
    Ever been declared bankrupt or been a director of a company that has been declared bankrupt or insolvent?*
    Please give details of bankruptcy/insolvency *
    Ever been declined or refused insurance cover, had insurance cancelled or had special terms imposed?*
    Circumstances of decline of special terms *
    Been prosecuted in the last 5 years under Health and Safety Legislation?*
    Prosecution details *
    Does the business have any ongoing employee disputes?*
    Current employee dispute details *

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    Have you entered into any Contractual Agreements with any main contractor or sub-contractor that are currently live and which may contain clauses, conditions or exclusions that could impact on the cover being offered by Primo plc?*

    If unsure please seek professional advice and/or forward a copy of the contract terms to Primo plc for consideration, as some conditions may have been applied that could nullify the cover you are applying for.

    Material Facts

    Is there any other information of which the Underwriters should be made aware*
    If yes please provide information *

    The insurers accept no liability until the risk is received and the premium is paid.

      Please ensure all answers provided are correct and accurate before submitting for a quote. Should you have any questions or require any assistance, contact our brokers at 01702 225 440 - Primo   

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    Insurance for Construction Equipment

    About Primo

    Our Long-standing Tradition

    Primo has been at the forefront of providing superior insurance solutions since 1971. The name Primo was adopted in 2000, reflecting the merger of nine established businesses, some with over 50 years of experience. Our management team has ensured consistent and reliable leadership since 1987.

    In December 2022, Primo joined the A-Plan family. Along with Howden, A-Plan has evolved into one of the UK's largest independent insurance brokers. This collaboration enhances our ability to offer exceptional service and comprehensive insurance solutions to our clients.

    Exceptional Customer Service

    At Primo, we are dedicated to delivering personalised customer service. Our office ensures that every call is promptly answered by a knowledgeable and friendly staff member. We do not use automated call handling systems. When you contact Primo, you can be confident that a helpful human being will assist you.

    Our Construction Equipment Insurance Services

    Comprehensive Coverage for Your Equipment

    We specialise in providing tailored insurance quotations for a wide range of construction equipment, whether hired-in or owned. Whether your needs are straightforward or complex, we have the expertise to assist you. For intricate risks, particularly those with significant liability considerations, we may need up to two weeks to secure the best possible coverage. Our robust relationships with leading insurers across the UK enable us to deliver exceptional insurance options tailored to your specific requirements.

    Request a Quote

    To obtain a quotation for insuring your construction equipment, whether it is hired-in or owned, please fill out our detailed insurance form. This will help us understand your unique needs and provide the most accurate and comprehensive insurance solutions for your business.

    Advantages of Using Online Forms for Plant, Tools and Machinery Insurance

    Within the insurance sector, particularly concerning insurance for plant, tools, and machinery, online forms play a crucial role. These digital forms serve as the primary interface between potential clients and insurance providers, facilitating the collection of essential data that guides subsequent steps in the insurance assessment and proposal generation process.

    Convenience and Accessibility

    One of the primary benefits of leveraging online forms for data collection in plant, tools, and machinery insurance is their unmatched convenience and accessibility. Unlike traditional paper forms or face-to-face meetings, online forms are accessible 24/7 from any location with internet access. This accessibility allows prospective clients to initiate the insurance quote process at their convenience, whether during business hours or outside regular working hours. Such flexibility not only accommodates diverse schedules but also meets the preferences of clients who favour the ease and convenience of online interactions.

    Efficiency in Data Collection

    Online forms streamline the data collection process, enabling insurance providers to efficiently gather comprehensive information necessary for assessing risks associated with plant, tools, and machinery. By structuring form fields to capture specific details such as equipment types, usage patterns, maintenance records, and storage conditions, providers gain a thorough understanding of potential risks. This structured approach ensures comprehensive data collection, minimising the risk of overlooking critical information and facilitating more accurate risk assessments, thereby enabling tailored insurance coverage recommendations.

    Time-Saving Benefits for Providers

    One of the significant benefits of online forms is their ability to save time for insurance providers. Instead of relying solely on manual data entry or lengthy phone conversations to collect client information, providers can direct prospective clients to independently complete online forms. This automation frees up valuable provider time, allowing them to focus on strategic aspects such as analysing complex insurance needs, advising clients on coverage options, and negotiating terms with underwriters. Consequently, providers can handle a higher volume of inquiries and applications, thereby enhancing operational efficiency and effectively serving a greater number of clients.

    Facilitating the Proposal Process

    The online form serves as the critical first step in the plant, tools, and machinery insurance proposal process. By obtaining detailed information upfront, clients empower providers to promptly assess insurance requirements and identify suitable coverage options. This initial data allows providers to swiftly evaluate the risk associated with insuring plant, tools, and machinery, guiding them in sourcing the most appropriate policies from insurers. Furthermore, the structured format of online forms ensures consistency in data collection, reducing the likelihood of errors or omissions that could impact the accuracy of insurance proposals.

    Enhanced Client Experience

    Beyond operational efficiencies, the use of online forms significantly enhances the overall client experience within the insurance sector. User-friendly interfaces guide clients through the data collection process step-by-step, ensuring clarity and ease of use. Clear instructions, tooltips, and error prompts help clients provide accurate information, facilitating a seamless proposal generation process. This enhanced experience instils confidence in potential policyholders, reflecting positively on the professionalism and technological competence of the insurance provider.

    Compliance and Data Security

    From a regulatory standpoint, online forms play a vital role in ensuring compliance with data protection regulations such as the UK's Data Protection Act and the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). Insurance providers must adhere to strict guidelines regarding the collection, storage, and processing of personal and sensitive data. Online forms can incorporate built-in security measures such as encryption, secure data transmission protocols, and secure storage facilities. These measures safeguard client information from unauthorised access, data breaches, or misuse, thereby maintaining trust and integrity in the insurance provider-client relationship.

    Future Prospects and Adaptability

    Looking ahead, the adoption of online forms in insurance continues to hold promise for further innovation and integration with emerging technologies. Advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have the potential to enhance online form functionality by automating data analysis, predicting client needs based on historical data, and offering personalised insurance recommendations. Furthermore, the growing prevalence of mobile devices ensures that online forms remain accessible to a broader demographic, encompassing tech-savvy millennials and older generations embracing digital platforms.


    In conclusion, online forms represent an essential component of contemporary insurance practices, particularly in the context of plant, tools, and machinery insurance. Their convenience, efficiency in data collection, time-saving benefits for providers, facilitation of the proposal process, and enhancement of client experience highlight their significant value. By embracing digital tools such as online forms, insurance providers not only streamline operations and improve client engagement but also position themselves at the forefront of innovation in an increasingly digital landscape.

    Primo Web Team: Redefining Insurance with Cutting-Edge Technology

    At Primo Web Team, our goal is to redefine the insurance experience by integrating cutting-edge technology and innovative design into our website. We understand the complexities of the insurance landscape and aim to make the process as straightforward and user-friendly as possible.

    Intuitive User Interface

    Our commitment to a user-friendly interface means our website is both visually appealing and highly functional. By using responsive design techniques, we ensure our site performs optimally across all devices, whether it's a desktop, tablet, or mobile phone. This adaptability is essential in today’s fast-paced digital world, where users expect seamless access to services.

    AI-Driven Assistance

    To enhance the user experience, we have integrated artificial intelligence (AI) into our website. Our AI-driven chatbots are available 24/7 to assist users with their queries, providing instant responses and guidance. This reduces the need for users to wait for human assistance, thereby improving their overall experience. Additionally, our AI systems analyse user behaviour to offer personalised insurance recommendations, ensuring clients find the best policies tailored to their specific needs.

    Harnessing Big Data

    Big data analytics is central to our approach. By analysing large volumes of data, we gain valuable insights into customer preferences and pain points, allowing us to refine our offerings and enhance user satisfaction. This data-driven strategy ensures our website evolves in line with user needs and industry trends.

    Security and Privacy

    Security is a cornerstone of our website design. We employ the latest encryption technologies to safeguard user data, ensuring that personal and financial information remains secure. Our commitment to data protection is unwavering, and we regularly update our security protocols to stay ahead of potential threats.

    Streamlined Document Management

    To streamline the insurance purchasing process, we have integrated digital document management systems. Users can securely upload and manage their documents online, reducing the reliance on physical paperwork. This not only speeds up the process but also supports environmental sustainability by reducing paper usage.

    Decision-Making Tools

    Our website also features interactive tools and calculators to help users make informed decisions. Whether it's calculating potential premiums or comparing different policies, these tools provide valuable insights and empower users to make confident choices.

    Inclusive Accessibility

    Accessibility is a key focus for us. We adhere to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) to ensure our site is usable by everyone, including those with disabilities. Features like screen reader compatibility, keyboard navigation, and adjustable text sizes are standard on our platform, promoting inclusivity for all users.

    User Feedback Integration

    We prioritise user feedback in our development process. Regular surveys and feedback forms allow us to understand user experiences and identify areas for improvement. This iterative approach ensures our website remains user-centric and responsive to evolving needs.

    At Primo Web Team, our commitment to integrating modern technology and design into our website is driven by the desire to enhance our users' insurance journey. By leveraging AI, big data, robust security measures, and user-centric design principles, we strive to deliver a seamless, efficient, and secure online experience. As we continue to innovate and adapt, our ultimate goal remains the same: to assist our users in navigating the complexities of insurance with ease and confidence.

    Stan Byford
    Web Developer, SEO and Content

    Stan Byford is an accomplished web developer and SEO/AEO expert based in Southend on Sea, UK. With a robust background in insurance, Stan combines his technical skills and content creation expertise to enhance his employer’s online presence. Passionate about gaming and technology, he is developing a survival game using Unreal Engine. Stan's goal is to lead an SEO team, leveraging his knowledge to drive success in the digital space. An advocate for understanding autism and ADHD, Stan is dedicated to continuous learning and growth.