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Markel Insurance

ECIC

Tailored insurance for Electrical and other Specialist Building Services Contractors


Specialist contractor-focused insurance solutions 

ECIC is a leading insurance provider for electrical and other UK specialist building services contractors and trade association affinity groups.

Originally established by the Electrical Contractors’ Association in 1976 to provide products and services for its members, ECIC was acquired by the Markel group in 2017 and is now a specialist underwriting division of Markel UK with all of its business being written on Markel paper.

ECIC’s underwriting and claims teams continue to bring over 40 years’ sector-specific experience to Markel’s clients. 

We have a deep understanding of our clients’ insurance needs

enabling our covers to protect against the specific risks faced by the different disciplines within the building services sector.


Our commitment to delivering the best client outcomes is unashamedly relentless, and our sector-specific insurance solutions for contractors, trade associations and construction affinity groups are no different. We have over 40 years’ experience in what we do, meaning we deeply understand the needs and requirements of the sector.
 

For our policyholders:

 

Trade-specific policies with wide policy cover

Our covers protect against the specific risks faced by the different disciplines within the construction industry.

Relevant and focused technical expertise

We are here to settle claims as efficiently as possible so our policyholders can get on with their lives. And, by combining far-reaching expertise with a desire to settle eligible claims quickly, that’s exactly what we do.

Competitive terms

With products ranging from affordable plans, to bespoke solutions for more complex risks, we are able to meet a wide range of client requirements. 

Risk-managed underwriting

Our underwriters have both the knowledge and the flexibility to be able to look at risks individually while also providing a personal service.

Prompt and professional claims management

We have a strong reputation for technical excellence, product innovation and service delivery.

Why Choose ECIC?

  • Underwriting expertise across the electrical and building services sectors
  • Experience of working with trade associations and affinity groups
  • Dedicated UK in-house claims service
  • Interest-free direct debit instalment facility
  • Free 24-hour helpline service, provided by Markel Law, for legal advice on everyday business-related issues
If you would like any further information, don’t hesitate to call one of our specialist underwriters on 0330 221 0250.

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At Markel, we aim to settle claims as efficiently as possible so our policyholders can get on with their lives. By combining intelligence and enthusiasm, we have created a multi-award-winning claims service that aims to exceed expectations.

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