€17 million is the loss for insurers on employer’s liability cover last year, but €59.6 million is the profit on public liability insurance. These are the figures from Insurance Ireland which show loss and profit for private and public liability.

The figures come after a considerable national media coverage of increases in motor insurance premium and the reports in HSR of increases in employers liability and public liability premiums.

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