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The latest news from Morton Michel. This page is regularly updated to keep you informed on what's happening at Morton Michel.

Morton Michel's opening hours over the Christmas festivities are as follows:

Wednesday 24 Dec - Office closes at 12.30
Thursday 25 Dec - Closed
Friday 26 Dec - Closed
Monday 29 Dec - Open
Tuesday 30 Dec - Open
Wednesday 31 - Office closes at 12.30
Thursday 1 Jan - Closed
Friday 2 Jan - Open

During closing times feel free to email enquiries@mortonmichel.com and we will get back to you asap.

Merry Christmas from Morton Michel

Design a Dinosaur competition - The winning entries!

8 to 11s winning entry - design a dinosaur competitionCongratulations to Isabelle Cooper, Ruby Stanley Cardy and Sofia Streltsova for being the category winners of this year's competition.

With over 1,500 entries received, selecting the winning entries was an amazingly tough task.

A big thank you to Liz Roberts, editor at Nursery World, for being part of the judging panel.

The Design a Dinosaur competition, was in association with the Dinosaur Society.

Find out more by clicking here

November 2014

Childcare Expo Midlands 2014

See Morton the Bear in action at the recent Childcare Expo Midlands in Coventry.

November 2014

Morton Michel in Insurance Age

Dinosaur CompetitionA lovely feature covering Morton Michel's winning entry at the recent UK Broker Awards has recently been published within Insurance Age.

Read more...

October 2014

Design a Dinosaur competition!

Dinosaur CompetitionTo celebrate our enduring fascination with paleontology, dinosaurs are the theme of the 2014 annual Morton Michel drawing competition, following the aliens, sea creatures and bugs so popular in previous years

The Design a Dinosaur competition, run by the childcare insurance specialist in association with the Dinosaur Society, is open to all early years and childcare settings and the children they care for, with three categories: under-fives, five- to seven, and eight- to 11

Find out more by clicking here

October 2014

Morton Michel - Winner of the Schemes Broker of the Year Award!

We are extremely proud to announce that Morton Michel has won the Schemes Broker of the Year category at the UK Broker Awards 2014!

Samantha Beere at UK Insurance Broker AwardSamantha Beere, director at Morton Michel commented "We're delighted to win this award as recognition from our peers in the insurance industry of our commitment to the childcare market over the past fifty years."

"This has been demonstrated in our provision of appropriate insurance solutions at competitive premiums, our excellent record of customer service, and our willingness to go the extra mile to provide additional benefits to all of our policyholders via our Childcare Club and also our Home Childcarer and Indoor Play magazines"

Congratulations to all category winners.

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September 2014

Morton Michel shortlisted at UK Broker Awards

UK Broker AwardWe are delighted to announce that Morton Michel has been short-listed in the Schemes Broker of the Year category at the UK Broker Awards 2014!

Category winners will be announced on Friday 5th September

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July 2014

What great fun we all had at LEGOLAND!

Morton Michel at LegolandMonday 2nd June 2014 – The day the childcare sector took over LEGOLAND Windsor to celebrate Morton Michel’s 50th year of childcare insurance.


With heavily subsidised entry tickets, an estimated 6,000 childcare providers and children enjoyed a day to remember with the sun shining, meeting the Morton and Michel bears, free giveaways, a huge birthday cake and of course full use of LEGOLAND’s rides and attractions. Read More...

June 2014

Meet Morton and Michel!

Morton and Michel BearsThe Morton and Michel bears popped by to say hi on a dreary Croydon afternoon!

The handsome Morton and pretty Michel will be making their official debuts at LEGOLAND Windsor, on Monday 2nd June 2014.


Please note - The Morton Michel anniversay day at LEGOLAND Windsor is now a sell-out!

May 2014

Morton Michel wins Best Broker/Underwriter Partnership category

Morton Michel 50th logoMorton Michel won the Best Broker/Underwriter Partnership category at the recent Commercial Insurance Awards! We won the award along with our underwriters Sterling Insurance!

Click here for further information

March 2014

Morton Michel Day at LEGOLAND Windsor

Morton Michel at LegolandCome and celebrate our 50th anniversary with us at LEGOLAND Windsor on Monday 2nd June 2014.

Tickets available from only £9.99 per person (standard walk up rate £41.80/£46.80)

Click here for further information

February 2014

Morton Michel celebrates 50th anniversary

Morton Michel 50th logo Morton Michel, the leading childcare insurance provider in the UK, is celebrating its 50th year in 2014 and lining up a series of events and offers to mark the occasion including a LEGOLAND day and 50 Friday competitions.

Click here to read more

January 2014

Christmas Opening Hours

Please note the following Christmas opening hours:

24/12/2013 - Closed from 12.30pm
25/12/2013 - Closed
26/12/2013 - Closed
27/12/2013 - Open
30/12/2013 - Open
31/12/2013 - Closed from 12.30pm
01/01/2014 - Cosed
02/01/2014 - Open

December 2013

Design an Alien Competition - The winners are...

MM Design an Alien Competition Yet again we've had a fantastic response to the Morton Michel Design Competition with over 1,800 entries received!

As you can imagine, selecting the category winners was an extremely difficult task.

Congratulations age category winners Jessica Murphy, Alice Kay and Sophie Ball.

Click here to view winning entries

November 2013

Design an Alien Competition

MM Design an Alien Competition Lots of great prizes to be won!

Many children are fascinated by space, aliens and all things out of this world! Discuss and explore the endless possibilities outer space holds and get creative with the children in your care by entering the Morton Michel Design an Alien Competition!

Click here for further information on how to enter

October 2013

Autumn 2013 issue of Creative Minds out now

Autumn 2013 issue of Creative Minds Free and exclusive to Morton Michel policyholders

Containing 50 awesome activities for Autumn!

Hallowen - Firework Fiesta - Divali - Kid's Cookery - Nature Cards - Papercrafting - Early Christmas Makers - And Much More...

Great ideas for rainy days in and sunny days out!

The Autumn 2013 issue of Creative Minds is now available via www.mortonmichel.com/ChildCareClub/CreativeMinds/

September 2013

New look Morton Michel eShop!

Issue 21 - Indoor Play magazine We are delighted to announce the launch of the brand new Morton Michel eShop!

Along with a fresh new look we now have over 200 products to choose from so you will be spoilt for choice!

Morton Michel policyholders are also entitled to substantial discounts!

The new shop can be found by visiting www.mortonmichelshop.com

August 2013

Insurance for nurseries - Loss of Registration Certificate

NurseryCare insurance We are pleased to advise that the Loss of Registration Certificate cover has been extended to provide protection against a reduction in your gross revenue following forfeiture or refusal to renew your registration certificate, for up to twelve months.

Click here for further information on NurseryCare

June 2013

Morton Michel does Tough Mudder!

Tough Mudder UK logo Staff and friends of Morton Michel have registered to take part in this year's Tough Mudder UK event on Saturday 8th June to raise funds for The "My World" Centre - a support group for parents and carers of children with Autism.

Click here for further information

June 2013

Summer 2013 issue of Creative Minds out now

Summer 2013 issue of Creative Minds Free and exclusive to Morton Michel policyholders

Containing 55 inspiration ideas for crafty kids!

Father's Day - Kid's Cookery - Crafty Recycling - Games Galore - Seaside Crafts - Papercrafting Fun - And Much More...

Great ideas for rainy days in and sunny days out!

The Summer 2013 issue of Creative Minds is now available via www.mortonmichel.com/ChildCareClub/CreativeMinds/

June 2013

Win up to £2,000 worth of Nursery Insurance!

Nursery Show LogoSimply visit us on stand E34 at the Nursery Show in Bournemouth on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 April for your chance to win up to £2,000 worth of nursery insurance.

Pre-register to the Nursery Show by visiting www.nurseryshow.co.uk

April 2013

Regulation Matter

Morton Michel proudly supports Regulation Matters.

Regulation Matters LogoThe campaign calls for the registration of all childcarers in the UK, so that nannies and other home childcarers are brought under the same regulatory umbrella.

Click here to follow Regulation Matters on Twitter.

April 2013

New look website for Morton Michel

We are delighted to announce the launch of the brand new Morton Michel website! Along with a fresh new look we have included some features that will make visiting the site a quicker and easier experience. Our home page cover stars are also all relatives of Morton Michel staff!

We hope you enjoy our new website and it would be fantastic if you could share it with all your colleagues and friends by clicking on the social media buttons on the top right of this page!

February 2013

Morton Michel's Survey of Childcare Professionals - The Results!

On Wednesday 30 January 2013, we asked the childcare sector - childminders, sessional preschools, day nurseries, chains, out of school clubs and nannies - for their views on the proposed changes to the childcare regulation put forward by the Children's Minister, Liz Truss. Click here to read more

February 2013

Nursery Show 2013 - Bournemouth

We are pleased to announce that Morton Michel will be exhibiting at the 2013 Nursery Show in Bournemouth.

Dates for your diary - 26/27 April 2013.

It would be great to see you on stand E14.
Visit www.nurseryshow.co.uk for further information.

February 2013

Proud sponsor of Childcare Expo 2013

We are delighted to announce that Morton Michel will, for the fourth year running, be sponsoring Childcare Expo, the event for the early years, childcare and nursery sectors.

Dates for your diary - 27/28 September 2013 at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry.

To register your attendance and for further information visit www.childcareexpo.co.uk

January 2013