Community First, in partnership with Wiltshire Association of Local Councils and Zurich Municipal Insurance Company, offers a group insurance scheme toParish Councils in the South West and West Midlands at a special discounted rate. Parish Councils must be members of their County Association to benefit from the scheme.

The summary of insurance is as follows:

Standard cover – available at a fixed premium
All risks cover for office contents (Clerks home only) - sum insured £2500
All risks cover for computer reinstatement of lost data – sum insured £500
Employer’s liability (Clerk only) – sum insured £10 million
Public liability (excluding playgrounds) – sum insured £6 million
Personal accident (members and clerk only) – capital benefit £20,000, weekly benefit £25
Employee Dishonesty– sum insured £25,000
Hirers' Liability - sum insured up to £2million
Optional extras to standard cover
Additional employer’s liability (for employees other than the parish clerk) – sum insured £10 million
Playground liability – sum insured £6 million
Libel and slander – sum insured £250,000
Money cover – please see summary of cover for details
Property: street furniture – ‘all risks’ cover or ‘impact only’ cover both available
Material damage – building

Public Liability can be increased up to £10million for an additional premium.
If you have any queries regarding the scheme, please follow this link to the Frequently Asked Questions (PDF file) 
For further details please contact Jess Emery on 01380 732809 or at

There is also insurance available for Village Halls and Playing Field Associations. Please click here