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ECIC urges contractors to use every tool in the box to tackle the van thieves

Tradespeople highlight the increasing problem of theft of tools from vans 


ECIC begins transition to Markel International Insurance Company Ltd

ECIC has begun the process of transferring business over to Markel International Insurance Company Limited (MIICL) 


ECIC urges brokers to support retentions bill as Carillion collapse puts mid-market contractor at risk

ECIC warns regional brokers that many of their customers could be facing financial difficulties 


Broker is first choice for contractors

ECIC provides top tips for organising insurance cover


Markel Acquires ECIC

EC Insurance Company Limited - November 29th 2017


New Roofing Contractors (Tradesmen) Scheme with Kerry London Underwriting

ECIC partners with Kerry London Underwriting


Markel to Acquire ECIC

EC Insurance Company Limited - September 7th 2017


78% of contractors impacted by skills shortages

56% plan to increase use of subcontractors to help fill the gap


1 in 4 Contractors risks fines and falling foul of HSE

World Day for Safety and Health at Work 28th April 2017


ECIC reports 3 fold rise in hearing loss claims since 2013

Volume of noise induced hearing loss claims managed by ECIC increase by 295% from 2013 to 2016 compared to the previous 4 years


As building boom reaches pre-2008 highs, ECIC warns Electrical Contractors of 'Perfect Storm'

Embedding a culture of health and safety is vital


ECIC strengthens focus on Northern & Scottish Brokers

Mark Wright appointed to support regional broker relationships


Too hot to handle - broker briefings on hotworks on flat roofs

ECIC links with National Federation of Roofing Contractors to boost broker awareness of roofing risks


ECIC and ECIS Confirm CEO Appointments

Richard Forrest Smith and Paul Guiry Take Leadership Positions


One in five plumbers struggles to pay for supplies as late payment impacts cash flow

Late payment is an issue for 62% of plumbers


More than a quarter of roofers turn away work from known late payers to avoid cash flow problems

Late payment is an issue for 27% of roofing businesses


A third of electrical contractors struggle to pay for supplies as late payment impacts cash flow

Late payment is an issue for 2 in 3 (65%) of electrical contracting businesses


Just 13% of contractors aware of Insurance Act 2015 going live in August 16'

Plumbers and Electricians urged to get in the know

ECIC is a trading name of Markel International Insurance Company Limited, whose ultimate holding company is Markel Corporation.


Markel International Insurance Company Limited is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority (Financial Services Register No.: 202570). 

Registered Office: 20 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 3AZ. Company Number: 00966670. 


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