The Financial Management Unit, in association with the Council’s insurers, Zurich Municipal, administers most aspects of the insurance of Council property and staff covering:

  • Processing and administering claims
  • Payment of premiums, including:
    • Business Interruption
    • Employers’ Liability
    • Motor vehicles
    • Officials’ Indemnity
    • Personal Accident
    • Property - Material Damage
    • Public Liability
  • Recharging premiums to services
  • Risk management

Arthur J Gallagher Insurance Brokers Ltd provides the Council with insurance advice and briefs on relevant technical and legislative developments.

The Council is committed to a culture of risk management as a means of achieving continuous improvement in its services which is carried out through the avoidance of financial and operational disruptions. The aim of risk management within the Authority is to provide a systematic control of risks, hazards and losses with a view to reduce the total cost impact of risk upon council operations. Risk management is reviewed regularly by the Corporate Management Team and is embedded in the Authority via a top down approach.

Making an Insurance Claim

If you have an accident and sustain injury, loss or damage, and you feel that the Council are responsible in some way, then you should contact the Council’s insurance officer, who will give you advice, or direct you to the appropriate Department of the Council.

The address is Financial Management Unit, East Staffordshire Borough Council, The Town Hall, King Edward Place Burton upon Trent, DE14 2EB.

Tel: 01283 508403 or email: