Sponsors for the Unleash the Power of Procurement to Deliver Better Public Services Conference 2023.
Zurich understand the importance of everything you do. At Zurich Municipal, they are committed to protecting the public sector and to keeping promises. With over 25 years' experience, their full end to end, in-house team gives you everything you need – from experts who can help you prevent problems before they can occur, to claims and major loss specialists who will get you back up and running, should an incident interrupt your vital work. They know how important it is for you not to let the public down. In 2018, they paid out 99% of claims made by you, so you can rely on them not to let you down.
Norse Group is owned by Norfolk County Council, it is the UK’s leading local authority trading company. Its ownership means that throughout the organisation there is a deep-rooted commitment to public service values, and its profits are returned to the public purse rather than to private shareholders.
Norse’s annual turnover of around £350 million and workforce of more than 9,000 people. The group comprises three primary companies: Norse Commercial Services, Norse Consulting and Norsecare.
Norse began trading in 1988 initially as Norfolk County Services, an arms-length company formed by the county council. The company re-branded as Norse and continued to grow. Further council joint ventures were formed: there are now over twenty, operating across the UK. The partnership model, pioneered by Norse, is now well-established as an attractive alternative to insourcing and traditional outsourcing.