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Extension to UMAL Travel Cover – Covid-19 Disruption

2022-04-06T08:39:49+00:00

Since 2020, the UMAL travel cover has excluded all claims under the Disruption section arising out of Covid-19. As we gradually move towards the end of the pandemic I am pleased to advise that we are now able to reintroduce a limited amount of cover for Cancellation and Rearrangement [...]

Extension to UMAL Travel Cover – Covid-19 Disruption2022-04-06T08:39:49+00:00

Risk Alert Cyber Insurance

2022-03-18T12:47:35+00:00

Our Cyber partner Beazley, recently hosted a webinar on cyber insurance during which they discussed their requirements and ‘red lines’ for writing this class of business.

Risk Alert Cyber Insurance2022-03-18T12:47:35+00:00

Business Continuity Planning

2021-12-09T15:34:36+00:00

Each Higher Education Institution will have their own experiences of responding to the events of the last couple of years as world as managed through what has been an unprecedented global pandemic as a result of Covid-19...

Business Continuity Planning2021-12-09T15:34:36+00:00

UPDATE – International Travel and UMAL Travel Cover

2021-11-10T15:40:31+00:00

With international travel beginning to pick up again, it is a good time to provide an update on the current regulations and the travel cover that UMAL provides. In terms of the travel cover, we continue to provide cover under the Medical Expenses section for claims arising out of [...]

UPDATE – International Travel and UMAL Travel Cover2021-11-10T15:40:31+00:00

Motor Insurance Update – Changes to Green Card Requirements

2021-08-03T08:11:10+00:00

With effect from 2nd August 2021, UK motorists are no longer required to carry a green card when driving in the EU, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Serbia or Switzerland. Full details can be found on the gov.uk website - https://www.gov.uk/vehicle-insurance/driving-abroad

Motor Insurance Update – Changes to Green Card Requirements2021-08-03T08:11:10+00:00

UPDATE – International Travel and UMAL Travel Cover

2021-04-01T17:59:46+00:00

From 29th March 2021, as long as there are no changes to the government roadmap, international travel for students travelling from England will be permitted on the basis of the following exemption: Education From 29 March, if you are enrolled in a course of study at an educational institution outside [...]

UPDATE – International Travel and UMAL Travel Cover2021-04-01T17:59:46+00:00

Time for a Change – Sexual Misconduct at Universities and Colleges

2021-04-01T17:56:27+00:00

Whilst many higher and further education institutions have been focused on the difficulties in juggling face to face teaching with keeping students safe on campus as Covid-19 runs riot, and the logistics of larger student numbers as a result of the A-level exam fiasco, another more insidious issue is [...]

Time for a Change – Sexual Misconduct at Universities and Colleges2021-04-01T17:56:27+00:00

Risk Alert – The Rise of the e-Scooter and Micro-Mobility

2021-04-01T18:01:24+00:00

Combining affordability, the latest technology, green credentials and street credibility, the last few years have seen a significant increase in the popularity and use of electric motorised scooters – ‘e-scooters’ – and other forms of micro-mobility transportation.  In this article we look at some of the potential implications and [...]

Risk Alert – The Rise of the e-Scooter and Micro-Mobility2021-04-01T18:01:24+00:00

Risk Alert – Cyber Attacks and Data Protection

2021-03-28T15:56:55+00:00

Cyber crime is on the increase. Further escalated by the Covid-19 pandemic whereby Cyber criminals are attempting to exploit increased network vulnerability created by employees working from home. It is crucial that staff are aware of the rising frequency of these adverse cyber-events...

Risk Alert – Cyber Attacks and Data Protection2021-03-28T15:56:55+00:00

UMAL selects Risk Solved as part of its continued drive to enhance services to its Members.

2020-08-21T10:07:51+00:00

As we constantly seek to provide Knowledge Value and Service to our Members, we are delighted to announce that we will be partnering with the Risk Solved team, to implement their risk management platform...

UMAL selects Risk Solved as part of its continued drive to enhance services to its Members.2020-08-21T10:07:51+00:00
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