Understanding loss creep

Many re/insurance companies have increased their original loss estimates for this year's catastrophes in Japan and New Zealand - some dramatically. Helen Yates looks at the difficulties of gauging the size of earthquake claims and asks how damaging "loss creep" can be.


Hardy up for sale after Thai losses

Net loss from floods in £10-25m range


Hardy opts for AIR crop model

Model updated to reflect new government agreement on crop loss retentions