The CPC's agreement for insurance and/or insurance related services, designed for use by Academies, Maintained Schools, Free Schools and Academy Trusts. Insurance products and services are available directly from insurers, via brokers, or using a mixture of both. Insurance against risk, loss and damage includes covers provided by the ESFA Risk Protection Arrangement (RPA) and beyond:

  • Employers liability insurance
  • Professional indemnity insurance
  • Public and products liability
  • Motor vehicle insurance (including motor sport, trade, and occasional business use)
  • Engineering and plant inspection services insurance
  • Works insurance
  • Business and student travel (including overseas travel) insurance
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Works of art insurance
  • Property damage, including IT equipment, money, refrigerated/frozen food, property in transit
  • Terrorism insurance
  • Loss due to employee dishonesty or crime by third parties
  • Damage to plant
  • Legal expenses
  • Employment practices liability
  • Hirers liability
  • Cyber liability

It was awarded on 1st July 2016 and runs to 6th September 2020.

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The Department for Education (DfE) recommend this deal to Schools and Academies.

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Key Benefits of this Deal

  1. Risk protection and indemnity across a broad range of products and services.
  2. A simple route to market using CPC’s insurance questionnaire(s).
  3. Full compliance with EU Regulations and the Public Contract Regulations 2015.
  4. Specialist insurance providers who can provide expert advice on coverage needs, claims handling, and risk management.

Supplier Details

How can I use this Deal

For Lot 1 Comprehensive Insurance Cover & Service Provision, members are required to complete the Academies Questionnaire and the Exposure Template listed below. Once completed, these forms should be submitted to Zurich as the only provider through CPC's Quote tool.

If you have any queries or require any support please contact the CPC Contract Manager Gary Sadler or our Insurance Specialist Graham Peck (R2V) Graham Peck at Risk2Value

For Lot 2 RPA+ quotation requests please download the RPA Plus Questionnaire below and follow the instructions therein. After submitting your questionnaire please allow at least two weeks for the insurers to respond.

If you require any assistance when requesting RPA+ quotations, please contact Rezia Begum or 0161 823 1858 in the first instance.

Get a Quote

The CPC Quote Tool is free to use for all our members and offers quick, compliant access to all suppliers on our deals for purchases that fall below £189,330.

"The Quote Tool was easy to use and time saving, resulting in a straightforward process where we just had to put the details in once and could then use the reputable suppliers already recommended."

Deborah Anderson-Dixon, Finance Manager at Sir William Romney's School

For purchases that exceed £189,330, the CPC Sourcing Cloud is available that complies with the regulations to allow electronic tender returns whilst still being free to use for our members. Find out more about CPC Sourcing Cloud.

Use This Deal

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Create a User Account

To create a free user account your institution needs to be a CPC member, CPC membership is completely free for educational establishments.

When you join the CPC you will receive some amazing benefits including access to 71 deals and specialist procurement advice, plus you won't be inundated with lots of marketing calls and emails that you don't need.

The joining form only takes a few minutes to complete and upon registering as a member you will typically be approved within 10 minutes (during the hours of 9am and 4.30pm).

To see if your institution is already registered as a CPC member use the search bar below, if your institution is not a member click the Join the CPC button. Remember CPC membership is free for educational establishments.

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Associated Documentation

The following documents are associated with this deal. Some are required for successful use of the deal and are clearly marked.

File Details Essential
RPA Plus QuestionnaireThis short questionnaire can be used to obtain three competitive insurance quotations for some of the elements that aren’t provided by the ESFA Risk Protection Arrangement (RPA), e.g. motor vehicles, overseas travel, engineering inspection services and works of art. Download
Academies QuestionnaireTo request quotations under Lot 1 CPC members will need to complete this questionnaire to provide Zurich with all the necessary information on your institutions including details of your requirements. Members will also need to complete the Exposure Template detailed below. YesDownload
Exposure Template Institutions will need to complete this alongside the Academies Questionnaire attached above to request a quotation from Zurich under lot 1. YesDownload
Aon Cyber Insurance GuideWith large-scale cyber-attacks and data breaches hitting the headlines on almost a daily basis and the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations in May 2018 forcing organisations across all sectors into action, cyber and data has never been higher on the agenda. Aon have designed this guide for CPC members as an introduction to what cyber and data risk is, and what schools should be considering when arranging cyber insurance. This is essential reading before completing Aon’s Cyber Proposal Form to request a quotation. Download
R2V Covid-19 Return To Work June 2020 Download
Aon Cyber Proposal Form Schools and Academies will need to complete the attached fillable PDF form to request quotations from Aon for Cyber and Data insurance cover. Please read Aon’s Cyber Insurance Guide for information on cyber and data risk within schools and academies prior to completion Download
RPA Flyer Download

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this deal is Crescent Purchasing Consortium.

Gary Sadler

  • Name: Gary Sadler
  • Tel: 0161 974 0940
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