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Relive our BIBA 25th birthday celebrations!

We were delighted that so many insurance brokers could join us at the 2015 BIBA Conference and Exhibition to celebrate our 25th anniversary. To relive our best BIBA moments and hear what our managing director, sales director and company founder had to say please view our video and photos from the event.



“This year’s BIBA experience to me was one of our best, not simply down to us celebrating our 25th year, but because of the number and quality of the broker interactions at the event which cement and broaden existing trading relationships. It was great from my perspective to see so many brokers genuinely seek me out to express their satisfaction with the service provided by us on a daily basis. We would like to thank our brokers for your valued support as we look forward to working with you and your clients for many more years to come. Here’s looking forward to the next 25 years”.

Simon Fell, Managing Director

“As a specialist player, it’s never been part of our strategy to follow the market up or down and I think that consistency of approach has created that all important trust so valued and admired by our broking partners over the past 25 years. Whilst competitors have come and gone, very few have been able to deliver such consistency of service and expertise as we have. Underpinning those key foundations has been a relentless pursuit of excellence throughout the business”.

Andy Partington, Sales Director

“BIBA was the perfect platform to meet friends old and new. Looking around the exhibition hall on the occasion of our 25th anniversary and reflecting upon our early days, who would have imagined then that Markel UK would become one of the more recognisable names on show! Great credit to the commitment of our knowledgeable staff who have helped establish our specialist lines of business by providing superior service to our brokers and clients and my sincere thanks to those brokers who have supported us over the years”.

Steve Carroll, Markel UK Founder