Although the Beast from the East and Storm Emma might not be done with us yet, reports have been coming in about the costs so far to the insurance and reinsurance markets, particularly in Ireland.

Recently, we jetted off to Spain for numerous meetings with clients and attended Semana del Seguro (Insurance Week).

It is now under a year until the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) meaning the boat is being rocked for insurance companies.

Productive forest plantations have risen by over 60% in the last 25 years and with this growth comes a similarly sized risk. Commercial forest operations and investments are exposed to a range of risks such as wind, disease, pest and socio-economic factors. Fire by far is the greatest risk to a forestry owner. The financial loss can run into the millions when you consider it i ...

Insurance market expected to pay out $3.9bn after consecutive storms