Marsh Ltd. has launched a London-based Public Sector Practice tofocus on the needs of U.K. local authorities, development agencies,and police and fire departments, the company said.

|

"This new Public Sector Practice is an efficient, cohesive mixof local service and in-depth industry expertise," said Brian Show,Marsh Public Practice Leader.

|

The UK public sector, particularly at the local level, isundergoing "huge change" and is active in seeking consultancy andother support to help them modernize and achieve the requirementsset by central government, Mr. Shaw added.

|

As an example of some of the changes, Mr. Shaw noted that U.K.Home Secretary Charles Clark is driving through reforms inParliament focusing on reducing the number of police personnel.

|

In addition, local governments are being challenged to meet newand evolving assessment criteria, Mr. Shaw said.

|

The services offered by the new practice will include insurancedesign placement and advice and captive insurance operationconsulting, including alternative risk transfer.

|

Other services include human capital risk consulting andbusiness continuity management.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free PropertyCasualty360 Digital Reader

  • All PropertyCasualty360.com news coverage, best practices, and in-depth analysis.
  • Educational webcasts, resources from industry leaders, and informative newsletters.
  • Other award-winning websites including BenefitsPRO.com and ThinkAdvisor.com.
NOT FOR REPRINT

© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from www.copyright.com. All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.