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Higher Education Cyber Webinar

On 30 September Aon hosted the Higher Education Cyber Webinar. During this session, Mark Brannigan, UK Head of Cyber Solutions, and Alison Goodwin, Public Sector Practice Leader, discussed how these key risks affect higher education, and how you can build a cyber resilient organisation. Read more »

COVID-19 – Understanding public sector risk in the pandemic

COVID-19 – Understanding public sector risk in the pandemic

Whether an NHS trust, a police force or a local authority, public sector organisations and their staff are on the frontline in the battle against COVID-19. As activities and services shift in response to the challenges of this pandemic, it’s important to be aware of the insurance implications. Read more »

Building resilience to natural disasters

Building resilience to natural disasters

As climate change continues to influence the frequency and intensity of weather events, it will become increasingly important to build resilience. Read more »

Do your RPA homework

Do your RPA homework

Following a government consultation, the Department for Education is extending the academies’ risk protection arrangement to local authority maintained schools. Read more »

Managing your cyber risk

Managing your cyber risk

Digital transformation coupled with changes to the security threat and regulatory landscape require local authorities to have a proactive strategy for managing cyber risk. Read more »

Market Review March 2020

Market Review March 2020

This will be my last market review, as I am due to retire at the end of March 2020, so it’s likely that by the time you read this I will be in a remote part of Wales, learning how to live the slow life. Read more »

Financial compensation scheme for Scotland’s abuse survivors

Financial compensation scheme for Scotland’s abuse survivors

The Scottish government is setting up a compensation scheme for survivors of childhood abuse in care. Read more »

MMI update

MMI update

Municipal Mutual Insurance’s (MMI) latest annual report and accounts make for reassuring reading, with a relatively stable landscape leaving the levy unchanged. Read more »

Public Sector Market Update

Public Sector Market Update

Times are still tough for the public sector insurance market, with some insurers reviewing their strategies for 2019 and beyond. Read more »

Right to Light

Right to Light

Building a development that infringes someone’s right to light could result in significant damages and even demolition. Read more »

Feel the heat

Feel the heat

How thermographic testing can help manage fire risk. Read more »

Public Sector  - Getting the maximum benefit from your trading companies

Public Sector - Getting the maximum benefit from your trading companies

Setting up a local authority trading company offers a number of benefits to local authorities, but the insurance requires careful attention. Read more »

Flying high – the opportunities and implications of dronesg

Flying high – the opportunities and implications of drones

Deborah Ball, Public Sector Practice Leader at Aon, looks at the opportunities, and insurance implications, Drones present to the public sector. Read more »

local authorities - Is your event covered

Local authorities - Is your event covered

From Spring fairs to Christmas markets, local authorities arrange thousands of events every year. Ruth Murray, Client Director at Aon, explains how event insurance can save the day if the unexpected happens. Read more »

The future of living and working

Public Sector Market Update September 2018

Bill Sulman, Public Sector Chairman at Aon, explains, a combination of information, robust risk management and time can help an organisation secure competitive cover. Read more »

Dealing with a merger in Public Services

Public Sector - preparing for blockchain

Blockchain is often associated with the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, but this technology has the potential to transform a wide range of operations. Aon’s public sector expert Bill Sulman, examines the benefits it could bring to the public sector. Read more »

What public sector organisations need to know about Terror attacks today

What public sector organisations need to know about Terror attacks today

Terror attacks are changing, with today’s terrorists more likely to focus on mass casualties than generating property damage. Scott Bolton, Director at Aon explains how public sector organisations can respond to this change. Read more »

Dealing with a merger in Public Services

Dealing with a merger in Public Services

Aon’s Public Sector expert, Bill Sulman, assesses the and looks at the risks and opportunities that can result when a local authority merger takes place. Read more »