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Public Sector and Education

WTW offers comprehensive solutions of insurance strategies, retirement, risk management consulting, and health benefits to fit the unique needs of public entities.

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Public entities provide crucial benefits to our communities and provide much of the necessary infrastructure for state and local enterprise. Operating in a time of constant economic, political, and technological changes, they face a broad array of risks from talent shortages, cyber threats, COVID-19, pension funding and public infrastructure. These challenges reinforce the need for renewed focus and discipline in proactively managing people and risk issues.

Our team stays abreast of geopolitical risks, legislation changes, market dynamics, climate change, talent management and safety to help you navigate this complex risk landscape and implement the right risk management and talent solutions to drive superior results.

About the WTW Public Sector & Education Industry Vertical Division in North America

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The future of risk for public entities

  • Wrongful termination lawsuits
  • Political risks
  • COVID-19 related challenges
  • Terrorism events
  • Breach events
  • Extreme weather events
  • Cyber legislation changes
  • Law enforcement liability
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Sexual misconduct
  • Inclusion and diversity
  • Rioting
  • Climate change
  • Enterprise risk management
  • Property valuations
  • OPEB
  • Title IX
  • Budgetary constraints
  • Healthcare plans
  • Nuclear verdicts
  • Fiduciary liability
  • Talent management
  • Excess fee litigation

WTW Broking Model

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At WTW, we take a “hands-on” approach to broking, partnering with you to understand your unique needs. We then identify and prioritize your risks and marshal optimal risk management solutions by using data and analytics to inform risk management strategy.

Our diverse relationships include municipalities, ports, transportation authorities, Native American tribal governments, public-private organizations, cities, counties, utilities, state governments, K-12, higher education, airports, risk sharing pools and purchasing groups.

Our relationships with insurance markets are global, including Europe, United Kingdom, the United States and Bermuda. The depth of our global teams enables us to access insurance markets in virtually every region of the world and provide the largest capacity programs with superior coverage in the marketplace.

The WTW difference: Human capital

We can help you develop HR programs to attract and retain the critical talent you need to succeed. Understanding that each public entity has distinctly different human capital needs, we can help you tailor HR programs to your unique requirements.

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