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FBD said in late February  it had set aside €65 million of provisions for claims and expenses arising from a landmark Covid-19 business interruption pubs test case ruling earlier that month.

Business interruption insurance claims arising from the Covid-19 pandemic are expected to amount to €430 million, according to an estimate from indust(...)

Large payouts in personal injury cases, for incidents such as whiplash, have been criticised as a reason for high insurance costs. File photograph: Getty

There are indications that insurance companies may reduce motor insurance premiums as early as the summer after changes to personal injury claim payou(...)

If employers don’t know what people’s problems are, then they can’t try to fix them. Photograph: iStock

With more than 450,000 people now receiving the pandemic unemployment payment, there is a reluctance among those who still have jobs to rock the boat.(...)

A Cool Running Events ice rink: the owner of the company is unsure   if he can open next winter if his insurance premiums continue to rise. Photograph: ice-skating.ie

Bill Cremin, the owner of a company that runs winter season ice rinks in Dublin and Cork, is phlegmatic about the coronavirus pandemic killing off any(...)

General insurers  told the Oireachtas finance committee in 2019 that their companies would reduce premiums if the Judicial Council reduced personal injury award guidelines.

Irish insurance companies “can’t get away from” commitments to the Oireachtas finance committee to pass on savings to customers if the Judicial Counci(...)

Sarah McInerney and Cormac Ó hEadhra: driving Drivetime to new heights

Wear masks, make short trips to households for goodies and avoid the viral menace lurking at every turn: listening to the advice for safe seasonal cel(...)

The figures are likely to fuel criticism that insurers have been seeking to make up for years of heavy motor losses around the middle of the last decade by making above-average profits in recent times. File photograph: Getty

Insurers operating in the Republic saw profits on motor coverage lines surge by 9 per cent to €142 million last year, as the loss ratio hovered around(...)

Insurance Ireland, 5 Harbourmaster Place, Dublin 1.

The insurance industry has announced that recent forbearance measures for customers impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic will continue in light of the Go(...)

Light traffic in Dublin city centre last month. Photograph: Laura Hutton

Retail insurers will use windfall gains from the coronavirus pandemic to keep motor premiums down next year to restore the sector’s reputation, accord(...)

A virtually empty M50 in Dublin due to Covid-19 restrictions. Photograph: Tom Honan

Insurers covering three-quarters of the Irish motor market have agreed to offer refunds or discounts to customers as Covid-19 travel restrictions mean(...)

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