We are the UK division of Markel International’s National Markets operation. Markel International is the London-based subsidiary of Markel Corporation, a leading name in insurance since 1930.
Established 25 years ago, Markel serves regional brokers with specialist solutions for charities, businesses and professionals as well as the biomedical and life sciences industry. Products are underwritten on behalf of Markel International Insurance Company Limited by local development underwriters who deliver a first-class service and unrivalled knowledge of specialist sectors to regional brokers throughout the UK.
To find out more about our products and services visit https://uk.markel.com/insurance
In this article, Markel’s specialist technology underwriting team lays out the impact of key technology developments in the medical space, the risks facing UK SMEs operating in this sector and how SMEs can mitigate these risks through specialist insurance cover.
Based on research conducted by Markel, 69% of the risks from non-technology specialist carriers do not have the appropriate level of cover or extensions. This infographic highlights how brokers can ensure that their technology clients have appropriate cover in place.
With abuse claims becoming more and more frequent, it is important to ensure that abuse cover is purchased which provides expert representation in the event that a claim is brought against a care provider. This article highlights the key considerations for care providers when purchasing cover.
Abbey Legal Before The Event Services (BTE), which provides BTE insurance and was acquired by SME-focused insurance provider Markel in 2014, became Markel Legal Expenses Insurance on May 1. This press release provides a brief overview of the rebrand.
The introduction of new standards in education and childcare has brought about changes in the OFSTED inspection process. This case study looks at how Tumblewood, an independent special school and residential care provider utilised its social welfare policy to achieve compliance.
Many company directors mistakenly believe they have no personal liability in regard to their corporate actions. This article highlights the importance of D&O cover for professionals working in the IT sector and lists four specific examples where cover is required.
This short guide looks into the different types of insurance policies available to community groups. Read this guide to help you clients ensure that they have the right level of cover in place to protect their community group.
This guide identifies the key points that need to be considered should business interruption happen. Read this guide to help your clients understand the basics, the risks and ensuring they have a continuity plan in place.
This guide highlights the five most common types of charity fraud. Read this guide to help your clients identify the main types of fraud their organisation could face and the steps they could take to prevent it.
This article highlights the importance of organisations understanding when ‘standard’ risks need specialist cover.