Biba asks liability market to pick up Underwriter's baton

The British Insurance Brokers' Association was in talks with three of the UK's remaining liability insurers, as IA went to press, in an attempt to replace products offered by The Underwriter Insurance Co, which has closed to new business. The Underwriter provides Biba's member scheme for excess public product liability cover via its website.

Although no details were available, Biba chief executive Mike Williams said the exclusive scheme, worth under £10m in premium income, had