Issue details

Contract award of Schools Insurance programme from 31 March 2022.

To remove schools from the Councils portfolio of insurances and arrange separate cover under a bespoke Schools Insurance package provided by Zurich Municipal.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure/savings > £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/03/2022

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
Staff absence prevented the decision being added to the Forward Plan for publication within 30 days of the Decision.

The contract start date is 31 March 2022 when the existing arrangements expire and insurance cover needs to be in place by this date to maintain continued financial protection.

For Voluntary Aided and Foundation schools who are part of the arrangement it is a statutory requirement to have Employers Liability Insurance as the governing body is the employer at these schools.

Scrutiny Committee: Children, Young People and Family Support Scrutiny Committee;

Decision due: Not before 29 Mar 2022 by Executive Director, Resources

Lead director: Executive Director, Resources

Department: Resources

Contact: Stephen Bull Email: Tel: 20 53959.

Date agenda documents available: 22/03/22