Climate change blamed for nat cats doubling since 2000

UN reports the worsening floods and storms over the last 20 years


UK tower block insurer folds after claims soar

East West was put into administration yesterday


UK insurers win permission for Supreme Court appeal on BI judgement

Approval to "leapfrog" appeals court aimed at finding swift resolution


UK's BI test case likely to be appealed in Supreme Court

The FCA has filed a skeleton argument for tomorrow's consequentials hearing


FCA joins insurers in filing BI test case leapfrog appeals

A number of insurers have filed the precautionary applications


FCA releases timetable for business interruption test case appeals

There will be a consequentials hearing in the UK High Court on Friday 2 October


UK insurers lose in FCA business interruption test case

The case aims to resolve contractual uncertainties after Covid-19 led to significant business losses


Date set for FCA BI test case judgement

The verdict will be revealed on 15 September


Topdanmark and Mandatum drag Sampo's group H1 profits

Acquisition of Hastings is put down to the appeal of "digitally advanced" UK insurance market


Hastings strikes £1.7bn takeover deal

Sampo and Rand Merchant Investment Holdings will acquire the remaining 70.3% stake in UK insurer