Covid-19: Lloyd's closes London underwriting room

The Lloyds building in London

Lloyd’s has stated that its underwriting room in London will be closed from 4pm today (19 March).

On Friday 13 March, the market completed a stress test where it closed its underwriting room for 24 hours.

At the time, it stated that it was ramping up its business continuity preparations in case contingency measures due to Covid-19 escalate.

In a statement on its website, the market said: “The Lloyd’s underwriting room in London will be closed with effect from 16:00GMT 19 March in line with UK

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