Most employers don't spend too much time thinking about employers' liability, public liability and product liability unless they actually have a claim. So perhaps it is just as well that the national media is continually drawing attention to tragic incidents where such policies are likely to come into play.
This October four people were killed on a ride at the Dreamworld theme park on Queensland's Gold Coast in Australia, while only the previous month Alton Towers operator Merlin Entertainments had been fined...
Paul Jardine has been named CEO of XL Catlin and Catlin Insurance Company UK syndicate, succeeding Andrew McMellin.
Venture Insurance has purchased Poole Martin which will see the company placing premiums of £13m per year.
There has been a 13% reduction in the amount of insurance fraud reported by the industry, according to government statistics.
The Association of British insurers has lost an appeal to government on the judicial review on changes to the discount rate for personal injury damages.