INTRODUCING the national game insurance scheme
What is the National Game Insurance Scheme (NGIS)?
In 2011 The FA set out to raise the standards of insurance and provide a uniformity of cover across the grassroots game that hadn’t been seen before.
In developing the required solutions, they carried out a rigorous tender process involving brokers in the sport insurance market. In July 2012 Bluefin Sport were successfully appointed by The FA as the broker to deliver, what is now known as, the National Game Insurance Scheme (NGIS).
The overarching objective for the NGIS has been to ensure that competitive and robust insurance products, specifically tailored to the needs of grassroots football, were made available to all.
Since the launch, the NGIS has successfully achieved these milestones, with thanks to an ever growing number of County FAs choosing to support the scheme. The numbers speak for themselves.
Reading the SMALL print highlights some BIG differences.
The NGIS has given football insurance a good refresh. It has always been more than just about price. The objective has been to provide protection that responds when needed most.
The NGIS policy wordings have been specifically designed to cater for grassroots football and aim to provide wider protection than standard ‘off the shelf’ policies. When choosing a suitable policy it is not just a question of comparing the benefits on offer but beneath the surface the policy wording definitions can make a big difference to how the benefits being provided can be interpreted in the event of a claim.
As the trusted NGIS provider, we work closely with The FA so that you can be assured of transparency and carefully crafted policy wordings that provide clear, unambiguous protection.
Deciding what suits you.
To make sure your County FA and all affiliated clubs, teams & leagues have adequate and relevant insurance, our policies can be designed around your particular needs. Essentially, the NGIS provides two core covers:
- Legal Liability
- Personal Accident.
About Bluefin Sport
Bluefin Sport is a specialist division of Marsh Ltd with dedicated teams across the UK offering insurance broking and risk management advice to the world of sport.
Our clients' activities extend across the world of sport from the largest professional organisations in the UK, including some of the best known names, right through to grassroots level.
To find out more about us visit www.bluefinsport.co.uk
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