NALC and BHIB Insurance Brokers have started to act together in providing protection for local councils and communities.
BHIB Insurance Brokers is the preferred partner of Aviva, the long-standing insurance provider in the local council sector, and chosen to replace Aon. Aviva has confirmed their ongoing support and involvement with NALC and has endorsed and confirmed their confidence in BHIB Insurance Brokers.
With the current financial climate time where local councils are increasingly acting as a safety net to maintain vital services for communities, it is more important than ever to have sector experts that can be relied on to support the work and provide risk management and insurance protection in delivering services.
Cllr Sue Baxter, chairman of NALC, said: “ An important aspect here is insurance and risk management cover. We have the assurance of working with BHIB Insurance Brokers, one of the leading independent commercial insurance brokers with a proud history of over 50 years and our principal insurance broker partner, to support councils in all parts of their daily activities.”
Ashwin Mistry, executive chairman of BHIB Insurance Brokers, said: “We are delighted to have the opportunity to work in genuine partnership with NALC and are fully committed to providing the highest level of professional insurance and risk management solutions. Our bespoke affinities team, have the detailed knowledge and experience to ensure the best interests of local councils are maintained at all times.”
Phil Bayles, intermediaries managing director of AVIVA insurance, commented: “We are extremely pleased that BHIB Insurance Brokers have now successfully exchanged contracts with Aon to acquire the renewal rights to the NALC membership insurance arrangements and I wanted to write to you personally to confirm the ongoing support and involvement of Aviva and our endorsement of and confidence in BHIB in replacing Aon as the insurance broker involved.”