The December 2015 storms and floods will put pressure on the 2015 earnings of UK property insurers but will have little impact on balance sheet strength and ratings, according to AM Best.
The UK was affected by three named storms in December 2015: Desmond, which landed on 5 December; Eva, which followed on 26 December; and Frank, which hit on 29 December. Estimates from accounting firm...
Damages from flooding earlier this year are less than originally thought, Perils has said.
Brexit will have little impact on the financial services sector and a workable agreement with the European Union will be “straightforward”, according to Managing Partners Group.
Direct line has seen more than 200 claims for lightning damage to homes so far this month, with some claims worth up to almost £46,000.
The Federation of European Risk Management Associations today elected three new board members with hopes of generating fresh perspectives.