RSA delivers good 2011 result but commercial continues to drag

Simon Lee

At group level, the insurer delivered a 38% increase in operating profit to £884m on net written premiums of £8.1bn for 2011.

The insurer also managed to improve its combined operating ratio by 2.5 points to 94.9%.

In the UK business, personal lines was the strong performer last year delivering a COR of 95.7% on premiums of £1.36bn.

Household was the strongest component turning an underwriting loss of £24m in 2010 into a profit of £57m last year.

Motor struggled with a COR of 100.7% breaking

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