Tailored insurance for electrical and other specialist building services contractors
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.
- 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
Dedicated organisations need a dedicated insurance solution to match
Specialist contractor-focused insurance solutions
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.
Supporting contractors operating in specialist trades such as:
- Electrical contractors
- Electronic security contractors
- HVAC contractors
- Lift engineers
- NFRC roofers
- General contractors
What do ECIC specialist solutions cover?
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.
- Employers' liability
- Public/products liability
- Professional indemnity
- Contractors – all risks
- Property – all risks
- Business interruption
- Goods in transit
- Personal accident
- Legal expenses
Business and legal helpline
These services help protect organisations by advising on a range of employment law issues, including disciplinary and grievance procedures, recruitment and dismissals, performance and conduct management processes, unlawful discrimination, and redundancy.
Insights and resources
Find out more
Access proposal forms to request a quote or view technical documents related to our products or services.
From our 24/7 business and legal helpline, to our R&D tax relief consultancy, our customers have access to our legal and tax services, providing a complete solution for their wider business needs and goals.
Our claims service
We aim to settle claims as efficiently as possible so our policyholders can get on with their lives.
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