Mr Jack Smith
By email only to firstname.lastname@example.org
4 December 2020
Dear Mr Smith,
Our ref: FOI-20-0291
Thank you for your correspondence of 23 November 2020, in which you requested the
following information from the University of Sussex.
 Who provides your institution with insurance cover and which type(s) of insurance cover do
they provide to you? Please break down by provider, specifying the cover provided by each, if
there are multiple providers.
 Does your institution procure insurance via a consortia framework? If so, please specify
which consortia and framework.
 How long has your institution procured insurance from the current provider(s)?
 Does your institution engage the services of an insurance broker?
 hen does your current insurance policy(s) expire?
 Has your institution procured insurance from UMAL since 1 January 2015? If so, please
specify which type of cover and the period for which it was procured.
 What factors determined your choice of current insurance provider? Please specify which
factor(s) took precedence in your analysis. Price? Reputation of provider? Other?
Your request has been dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“the Act”).
1. Please see below for details:
• Zurich Municipal – Property, EL, PL, PI, Governor’s, Motor, Fidelity Guarantee
• Aviva – Travel
• Chubb – Pension Trustees
• Newline Facility – Clinical Trials
• UMAL - Terrorism
2. We tend to use the Southern Universities Procurement Consortia Framework or,
alternatively, run OJEU Tenders.
3. Since 1 August 2006.
5. 31 July 2021.
6. Yes – Terrorism cover since 1 August 2015 to present date.
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7. The determining factor was value for money, i.e., the most extensive cover and service at the
best price. Qualitative criteria were scope and cover, claims service, account management,
innovation & added value.
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