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Markel Insurance


Integrated insurance and business support for technology companies

Tech-focused insurance solutions

Markel is a leading insurance provider for the UK’s technology sector, with our technology underwriters having over 25 years’ experience insuring IT and software risks.

Our specialist insurance cover has been specifically created by Markel’s technology experts to protect against the risks faced by practitioners within the technology sector.

With solutions ranging from affordable plans for small technology start-ups, to more tailored solutions for complex risks, we are able to satisfy a spectrum of client requirements.  

queries a year handled by Markel’s in-house tax and law helplines

Integrating insurance and business services

Markel is dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for our clients, meaning we constantly push the traditional insurance boundaries. For our technology policyholders, this means a suite of services that support everyday managerial challenges, helping policyholders’ businesses to grow.
Access to Markel’s in-house tax and legal helplines, managed by 100+ tax and legal specialists, is complimentary to MarkelTech policyholders. As part of the service, technology clients can also benefit from free contract and grant funding reviews.
DIY legal advice and templates are available from our Law Hub portal. Plus, for clients experiencing invoice payment issues, a free debt recovery service is just a phone call away.
For more information on MarkelTech, click here.

“ As a dedicated solution of insurance, tax and legal services, MarkelTech is a first for technology companies “

. Designed to benefit the whole technology sector; from software designers and IT managed services to manufacturers of process control equipment and medical devices. We have a team of experienced underwriters, tax specialists and lawyers standing by to help our clients when they need it most

Simon Webster - Technical line manager - Science and technology

Our commitment to brokers

Excellent service through local offices

Online transactional capability and broker portal

Marketing capabilities through Engine Room

Best in class

Complimentary technology tax assessment

With a back ground of working within the HMRC and tax consultancy firms, our Research and Development (R&D) tax specialists are here to help policyholders with R&D tax relief claims. We secured over £40m in R&D tax relief for UK SMEs in 2018.



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