Household insurance: On steady ground?

Heavy rain and storms have beset large parts of the UK since Christmas, with reports suggesting insurers could be facing a bill of more than £500m. The floods marked a reversal of fortunes for many firms, which had benefited from an otherwise benign 2013.

How is the household insurance market coping with the cost of claims from extreme weather events and the aggregator-induced focus on pricing? Post's article investigates.