Executives should hold on to their day jobs and become part-time entrepreneurs on the side, according to Patrick McGinnis, author of ‘The 10% Entrepreneur’

The road to entrepreneurship is littered with casualties. Estimates for failure vary widely from study to study and industry to industry but it is gen(...)

 Former employee of PricewaterhouseCoopers, Antoine Deltour leaves court on the first day of the LuxLeaks whistleblower trial in Luxembourg  Photograph: Julien warnand/EPA

A man accused of leaking information exposing Luxembourg’s tax deals with multinational companies only had access to the confidential documents becaus(...)

John O’Dwyer, chief executive of VHI. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Health insurance firm VHI has entered the life insurance market, under the VHI Life brand. The move comes after the Central Bank granted it authoris(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan. The 10 largest insurers wrote to him late last year calling for urgent action following the collapse of Setanta Insurance.

Motor insurers are growing increasingly concerned at the lack of Government action to tackle pressure on premiums due to the €90 million collapse of (...)

Laya is moving deeper into its new rival’s core life insurance market, the ‘Sunday Times’ reported

Laya versus Irish Life Insurer Laya Healthcare is preparing a pre-emptive strike against Irish Life’s entry into health insurance by moving deeper int(...)

PayPal vice-president Louise Phelan is among the speakers at the “Leadership for a Sustainable World” conference taking place in Kildare this week.

Waterford Institute of Technology’s €2.8 million eDigiregion project has opened a call for innovative ideas related to information and communications (...)

Blackrock village has not one but two shopping centres which take shoppers off its main street, a lovely stretch to amble along with shopping aplenty. Photograph: Paul Sherwood

Blackrock village has not one but two shopping centres which take shoppers off its main street, a lovely stretch to amble along with shopping aplenty(...)

Tim Redfern’s motor insurance renewal quote was €600, up from €456 the previous year, but he shopped around and eventually got his cover renewed for €404

Irish motorists could be forgiven for thinking car insurance companies are making it up as they go along. Take Robert Bogue’s case. He is in his 30s, (...)

Bill Kyle, Irish Life’s chief executive said that the new company would provide a “compelling alternative” to the existing players and would become the “health insurer of choice” for Irish consumers.

Irish Life is set to become a major player in the health insurance market here after acquiring Aviva Health and buying out the the 51 per cent of GloH(...)

Insurance Ireland chief executive Kevin Thompson said fraudulent claims are another increasingly big problem. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The head of Insurance Ireland said today that claims for whiplash in motor accidents here now accounts for up to 80 per cent of motor insurance claims(...)