Based on the business an organisation conducts and after an assessment of its risk exposure, African Grey Insurance Company tailors policies that will meet their client's insurance needs. The company continuously endeavours to offer the highest level of service delivery standards and have packaged the following benefits:
Types of corporate insurance
Accident and miscellaneous
Personal insurance packages offered by African Grey Insurance Company
This covers loss of or damage to the whole or part of the property while anywhere in the world by any accident or misfortune not otherwise excluded.
This policy covers loss or damage to the property contained in buildings of standard construction, following forcible and violent entry or exit. It is most useful to owners of shops, groceries, warehouses and other business premises where goods of any description are kept.
This covers bodily injury/death resulting solely and directly from accident caused by outward violent and visible means to individuals or family members, which shall directly and independently of any other causes result within 12 calendar months in bodily injury/death.
Professional indemnity This will indemnify the insured against their legal liability for damages and claimants' costs and expenses in respect of claims for breach of professional duty:
This covers loss or damage caused by theft to the household goods and personal effects of very description, the property of the insured or for which he/she is responsible or any member of the insured's family normally residing with the insured and fixtures and fittings the insured's own or for which the insured is legally responsible (not being landlord's fixtures and fittings) in the buildings of the insured's private residence constructed of brick, stone or concrete with slate, tile, concrete, asbestos or metal roofs, except as specially mentioned, and including the domestic offices, garages and out buildings.
This covers loss or damage to private dwelling caused by and allied perils including house breaking or attempt thereat, theft and or loss of rent.
Motor comprehensive This covers loss of or damage to a vehicle insured and legal liability to third parties, for bodily injury, death and property damage. This includes protection and removal after accident, authority to repair damage to vehicle up to agreed limit, medical expenses etc.
Third Party liability
This covers any person but not the insured in cases where the insured causes an accident. The policy also covers injury, death or property damage to third parties.
Their team member of corporate underwriters are available to discuss policy extensions or exclusions and benefits an organisation can get out of the policy. African Grey Insurance Company continuously endeavours to offer the highest level of service delivery standards and have packaged the following benefits:
Crop insurance Crops covered
Includes but not limited to wheat, maize, soybeans, cotton, standing sugarcane covers the insured in respect of loss or damage to the crop covered at the location specified in the schedule caused by the under noted perils during the period of insurance stated in the policy.
Fire and lightning only. This includes bush, malicious and accidental fires. Extensions available include:
African Grey Insurance livestock policy provides all risks cover for specified animals and whole herds as a result of loss, destruction, damage, death, injury, illness and disease. As agricultural specialists African Grey offers a wide range of options for insurance coverage:
Agricultural machinery insurance
African Grey design insurance cover you can depend on for your agricultural machinery, from tractors, irrigation equipment to combine harvesters.
Construction available bondsAdvance payment bond
This guarantee protects the beneficiary, who makes an advance payment to the contractor. A refund of the advance payment is guaranteed if the contractor does not fulfil the terms of the contract.
This guarantees the beneficiary that the principal debtor will honour its bid and will sign all contract documents if awarded the Contract. This offers limited protection to the employer for costs incurred. It is the most common form of bond.
The guarantor undertakes to pay a specified sum of money to the beneficiary if the contractor does not fulfil the contractual obligations. Normally 10% to 20% of the contract sum, but can be as low as 1%.
Under the primary contract the beneficiary is permitted to retain a certain percentage of the payment due to the contractor, normally 5% to 10%, as a safeguard against latent defects. In order to secure the release of these retention monies, the contractor will apply for a retention guarantee.
The guarantor undertakes to pay a specified sum of money to the beneficiary, who is Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) by reason of improper use of dutiable goods and or the non-payment of duties by importers or exporters of goods. The following are the various customs bonds issued by African Grey Insurance Company:
Bonds are not insurance contracts as such. These are purely financial undertakings which have nothing to do with insurance contracts. A bond is a written undertaking issued by an insurance company (African Grey) in favour of the receiver (Employer or Beneficiary), whereby the insurance company pledges to make certain payments on behalf of its client (contractor), if the latter fails to make payment or to carry out specific functions in terms of construction.
Parties to a bond contract
There are three parties to a bond contract, namely:
The insurance company (African Grey) that issues the guarantee.
Protected party (Obligee or beneficiary or employer) The party who will suffer financial loss if principals do not execute all their duties properly.
Principal (Obligor or bidder or contractor) The party who is empowered by the protected party to carry out specific functions and duties in an official capacity which if not done properly for any reason will require the surety to pay up to the amount of the bond to the protected party.
Engineering Insurance packages offered by African Grey Insurance Company
Boilers and pressure vessels
Covers damage directly consequent and solely due to explosion or collapse to any boiler or pressure vessel.
Contractors all risks
Covers any unforeseen or accidental loss or damage to contract works, plant and machinery at the contract site from any cause other than those specifically excluded.
Deterioration of stock
Covers loss due to deterioration, putrefaction or contamination of the insured perishable goods and contained in the cold store chambers at the premises.
Electronic equipment Covers any unforeseen or accidental loss or damage to electronic equipment from any cause other than those specifically excluded.
Erection all risks
This offers comprehensive protection against all risks involved in the erection of machinery, plant and steel structures of any kind from any cause other than those specifically excluded.
Covers sudden and unforeseen physical loss or damage to insured machinery while at work or at rest and during cleaning inspections overhauling or removal to another position in the premises.
Machinery breakdown – Loss of profit
Covers interruption or interference with in consequence of an accident of any machinery, then the company will indemnify the insured against the amount of loss resulting from such interruption or interference.
Plant all risks
Covers any unforeseen or accidental loss or damage to contractors plant and machinery from any cause other than those specifically excluded.
Bonds and guarantees
No matter the vessel, purpose of the voyage and its destination, the cargo and contents, African Grey Insurance Company covers the insured against any perils. The company has developed a broad range of marine insurance services that fit various needs.
Covers transits carried out in water, air, road, rail. African Grey Insurance Company products help you navigate the risks making sure that your products are being protected on every leg of their trip providing you with all you need to know about marine cargo insurance cover and air freight insurance for freight forwarding, international haulage and worldwide shipping.