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Taking care of our teams

We're proud of our benefits

You’ll get a competitive remuneration and benefits package. This is kept under constant review to make sure it stays relevant. We also understand the power of ‘thank you’, so we make a point of acknowledging and rewarding extraordinary effort and achievement ­by teams or individuals.

Talking the talk on pay and benefits

  • 27 days annual leave (increasing by one day a year every five years to a maximum of 30 days).
  • Non-contributory pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance, with dental options
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Life cover
  • Employee share ownership plan
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Confidential support from our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Matched payroll giving scheme
  • Financial wellbeing support
  • Up to 26 weeks’ fully paid maternity and shared parental leave
  • Recognition and achievement awards

Taking care of our teams

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We welcome everyone wholeheartedly

We’ve got a truly diverse, genuinely inclusive work environment. We comfortably and confidently bring our whole selves to work, because we know we’ll be respected, valued and accepted, whoever we are. Our Employee Resource Groups are safe spaces for people to share their experiences, aspirations and suggestions about how we do things. Our People Forum encourages open, meaningful conversations, which helps us get to know each other - our different lives and perspectives.

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Talking about inclusion

  • Our flexible holiday policy means you can choose 8 days a year linked to a public or national holiday, religious belief or culture - instead of the UK’s standard Bank Holidays.
  • External speakers programme: opening our eyes to diverse experiences.
  • Employee Resource Groups representing faith, gender Equality, LGBTQ+ and trans experiences, mental health, multigenerational workforce, neurodiversity, visible and non-visible disabilities and race and belonging
  • Partnerships and engagement with a range of change-driving organisations.

We care deeply about your health and wellbeing

Our Health and Wellbeing strategy focuses on building a positive culture, where employees recognise both mental and physical health are supported equally, and where we are all encouraged to have open conversations about Mental Health.

Our Mental Health Group exists as a safe space to talk about mental health issues and raise awareness about mental health in our organisation. Training and awareness sessions also help us recognise the signs of common mental health issues and to support each other.  

We also offer a variety of physical wellbeing benefits including a cycle-to-work scheme, discounted gym memberships, plus access to healthcare benefits. Find out more about work/life balance at Brit.

Talking about health and wellbeing

  • Workplace mental health first aiders
  • Access to our confidential Employee Assistance Programme
  • Regular awareness sessions featuring external wellbeing subject matter experts
  • Workplace policies that support both physical and mental wellbeing factors to enable our workforce to thrive in the workplace
  • Health and wellbeing newsletters
  • A suite of e-Learning modules to support wellbeing
  • Access to a financial wellbeing tool

We care deeply about your health and wellbeing

Our culture is built on doing the right thing

We firmly believe that insurance is a social good, so our caring ethos extends beyond our clients and people. We’re mindful of our environmental impact, and we’re also committed to helping drive a climate-positive future for the insurance industry.

Talking about ESG

  • Ongoing programme of waste recycling and reduction.
  • Partner with ClimateCare to offset carbon emissions generated by our air travel and help communities in Kenya convert to cleaner, less polluting household fuels.
  • Member of ClimateWise and Icebreaker One; a consortium working towards a Standard for Environmental Risk and Insurance (SERI).
  • Active participants in ESG initiatives across the Lloyd’s market and the Fairfax Group.
  • Find out more about our ESG strategy.

Find out more about our social and environmental activities

Our culture is built on doing the right thing

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Supporting your charities

You can get involved in volunteering for a charity, or fundraising for them. We’ll match every £1 raised with £2, or we can give to a charity close to your heart directly through payroll. Our employees also nominate 10 charities each year for Brit to support.

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Team BRIT – a professional motorsports team

We’re the title sponsor for Team BRIT – a professional motorsports team consisting of people with disabilities – where the cars have been expertly adapted to driving without foot pedals. It’s known as the most inspirational team in motorsport, with Team BRIT aiming to be the first team of all disabled drivers to take part in the Le Mans 24-hour race.

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Volunteering in Kibera

In 2017 Brit began supporting building an environment where high school girls at the Soweto Academy in Kibera could be educated, feel safe and feel empowered to drive future change and better their community.

Find out more about our volunteer trips to Kibera here

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We’re writing the future through fairness, innovation and collaboration

Uncertainty should never stand in the way of progress, and that’s why we exist: to help people and businesses face the future and thrive. At Brit we see insurance as far more than a simple transaction – every risk we write and every claim we manage is underpinned by our determination to be open, honest and fair.

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Innovation and collaboration

These help us keep our competitive edge sharp – and help us exceed expectations. BritX is our ideas incubator, where we share, test, learn and launch.

Our leadership team’s doors – and minds – are always open. They’re always keen to hear ideas from everyone in the business, and our people feel happy and confident to share them.

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We’re using cutting edge technology to help us develop future-proof solutions.

We’re constantly redefining what’s possible.

Our heritage and reputation

We’re stable and secure, with a longstanding reputation for innovation, market leadership and excellence.

  • We’re backed by the significant financial strength of the Fairfax Group
  • We’re the second largest Lloyd’s of London syndicate.

We’re valued by our customers and respected by our peers, leading 70% (or an agreement party) of all of the risks we insure.

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Our heritage and reputation