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.
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Care organisations remain at the forefront of the fight against Covid-19 and there’s no doubt that the impact of the virus is a business critical event. Produced by Markel, this content highlights insurance considerations for care organisations and how they can mitigate their exposure.
Many employers are considering how they will bring back their employees from a period of furlough leave or a return to the workplace after a lengthy period of home working. This content provides advice on how employers can positively engage with employees as part of a return to work programme.
Recently, we have witnessed unprecedented and sweeping changes to society as a whole. Designed for landlords, this content focuses on the implications of the Coronavirus Act 2020, the requirements of the new law and the impact of the ‘pre-action protocol’ for social housing.
Employers will be familiar with their duties to report certain work-place accidents and incidents under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (“RIDDOR”). This article highlights the implications of Covid-19 in relation to employers’ reporting obligations.
The current Covid-19 crisis has brought on a wave of new challenges for many self-employed people and small businesses. This infographic sheds light on the UK government’s Self-employment Income Support Scheme and who is eligible to apply.
Employers are being offered the option to receive government funding so they can furlough employees on 80% of their wages (up to £2,500 per month). This also includes National Insurance and Pension payments. Designed for UK employers, this infographic sheds light on who is eligible for the scheme.
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.