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About Lloyd's

Lloyd’s is the world’s specialist insurance market. Unlike many other insurance brands, Lloyd's is not a company; it's a market where our members join together as syndicates to insure risks.

About Lloyd's

> What is Lloyd's?

Unlike many other insurance brands, Lloyd's is not a company, Lloyd's is a market where our members join together as syndicates to insure risk. Learn about how the Corporation and market work together.

What is Lloyd's? 

> What we do

What Lloyd's insures promotional thumb nailLearn about how risk is placed, the type of things we insure and what makes Lloyd's such an attractive place to do business.

What we do

> History

Learn about Lloyd's unique and colourful past, from its early days in Edward Lloyd’s coffee house, to the historical events that changed the face of Lloyd's forever.


> The Lloyd's building

Lloyd's buildingThe Lloyd’s building was designed by the architect Richard Rogers and took eight years to build. 33,510 cubic meters of concrete, 30,000 square metres of stainless steel cladding and 12,000 square metres of glass were used during the construction.

Lloyd's building

Corporate governance

Find information about Lloyd’s governance structure including the Council, the Franchise Board, their committees and the Executive. You can also download pictures of the Executive.

Go to Corporate Governance

Global reach

Lloyd's total business by regionWe accept business from over 200 countries and territories worldwide.

Lloyd's global reach 


Corporate Social Responsibility

> Our approach

How do we see Corporate Social Responsibility? At Lloyd's we see Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as encompassing social, ethical and environmental issues.

> Charity

Lloyd's tradition of support for charity spans 200 years both in the UK and abroad.

> Lloyd's community programme

Lloyd's Community Programme volunteers help to build a stronger local community by getting involved in projects in East London. Last year over 1,500 people working in the Lloyd's Market shared their skills and enthusiasm in this way.