Aon's 2017 Global Risk Management Survey identified the following top three risks for
Leaders in Higher Education institutions are dedicated to providing high-quality yet affordable education - while sustaining the financial health of their organisations. Often, they face severe budgetary pressures and increased threats to reputation that can affect their ability to attract students, faculty and critical funding.
Traditional risk areas such as employers' liability, rising operational costs and safety and security concerns are growing in complexity while areas such as cyber liability, clinical trials, and duty of care requirements add to the burden and cost of insurance and risk management.
In short, institutions need to do more with less, to develop innovative, cost-effective insurance and risk management solutions that address the unique requirements of Higher Education entities.
Through Aon's experience in the Education sector we have accumulated invaluable knowledge of the inherent risks faced by educational establishments. Aon's position as a leading broker to the Higher Education sector is well recognised by both clients and insurers. Our client list of leading universities includes Oxford and Cambridge along with many other members of the Russell Group and consortia such as Universities and Colleges Buying Group (UCBG). We are also on the broker panel for the Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges in Scotland (APUC) and we have a wealth of experience gained from advising the London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC) for over 20 years.
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Last updated 10 October 2017
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