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We offer specialist insurance combined with unique support services for contractors, consultants, professionals, charities and community groups.

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Who are we?

Markel direct are a specialist online insurer providing cover for contractors, consultants, self-employed professionals and freelancers, as well as small charities, local community groups and clubs and societies.

We are trusted by over 200,000 customers and have over 25 years experience of insuring a wide range of businesses, professions, social welfare and charitable organisations.

We're a division of Markel International, a Lloyd's and London market insurer that wrote gross premiums of £750m ($1.0bn) in 2017, and we're regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority.  You can view our details on the Financial Services Register.

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