Employers' liability: Taking the hit - Mesothelioma Act

Stormy weather lies ahead for the poorly performing employers' liability market, according to leading insurers and brokers. They say it is unlikely to absorb the 2.74% levy on premiums - or £371m annual cost - that will fund compensation for mesothelioma sufferers unable to trace insurers or employers.

In this article, David Worsfold studies the implications for insurers.