Factories floored

Businesses in the industrial sector have been hammered with huge rises in their insurance costs. And not just their liability premiums - they are also paying more for cover on their buildings and plants. This has led to frustration on the part of some business people, who feel that insurers are not taking sufficient account of risk management and claims records when setting rates.

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) tackled the Government on the subject last year, and was insistent th