The CPC's agreement for insurance and/or insurance related services, designed primarily for use by Academies, 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 30th June 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

Lots No. Suppliers
Lot 1: Comprehensive Insurance Cover & Service Provision 1 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Zurich Insurance Plc 2016/1593 Nationwide
Lot 2: All Covers not included in the RPA 2 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Aon UK Ltd 2016/1592 Nationwide
Zurich Insurance Plc 2016/1593 Nationwide

How can I use this Deal

For Lot 1 Comprehensive Insurance Cover & Service Provision, 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+ questionnaire below and follow the instructions therein. After submitting your questionnaire please allow at least two weeks for the insurers to respond.

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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).

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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 Questionnaire

This is the key document that you need to complete as part of your market presentation for the panel of providers. It allows you to describe your academy and its insurance requirements in a format that the insurers will readily understand, so that they can prepare their priced proposals. The last page comprises a model covering letter which is designed to be amended to suit your individual requirements.

CPC will be happy to review your completed Questionnaire before you send it to the providers, if you wish. When you have finalised the questionnaire, you should email it to the providers and allow them at least 4 weeks to respond with their proposals.

Guidance NotesThese notes provide a line-by-line explanation of all but the most obvious questions in the Questionnaire. They also give direct advice about the insurance limits and other requirements that you need to specify in your Questionnaire. YesDownload
Summary of Insurance Cover Options for AcademiesThis summary is complementary to the Guidance Notes, and provides a general overview of the range of insurance policies available to academies. It also explains in some detail what each policy is designed to cover. YesDownload
RPA+ FlyerBrief description of the framework benefits Download
R2V FE Driving in EuropeBrief description on the impact of brexit on insurance abroad. Download

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this deal is Crescent Purchasing Consortium.

Rezia Begum

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