An insurance company has obtained a High Court order allowing it control of an €80,000 award made to a man

An insurance company has obtained a High Court order allowing it control of an €80,000 award made to a man so the money can be used to recoup compensa(...)

European markets are in retreat after indices such as Germany’s DAX reached record highs. (Photgraph: Reuters)

European shares edged lower on Wednesday as mixed corporate results halted the rally that had propelled both Britain’s FTSE 100 and Germany’s DAX to r(...)

António Horta-Osório, chief executive of Lloyds Banking Group. He stands to collect a bonus of £7 million on Friday. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Lloyds Banking Group’s army of small shareholders will have cause to celebrate on Friday as the bailed-out bank is expected to resume dividend payment(...)

The Procession of Light picutred going down Grafton Street in Dublin as part of the New Year’s Festival tonight. Photograph: Aidan Crawley. 1:44

Nobody could accuse the organisers of Dublin’s New Year’s Festival of lacking ambition. The capital’s reputation as a party city did not tradit(...)

Lisa Redmond: ‘I wait until I’m in a bad mood to call the insurance company.’ Photograph: Eric Luke

Insurance is not the sexiest word in the English language, but paying attention to the bottom line when it comes to car, home and life insurance wi(...)

One of Punch’s biggest sellers is colour catcher, designed to prevent dye running in clothes washes.

Homecare products specialist Punch Industries paid its French owner an €11 million dividend last year, the latest figures show.Cork-based Punch Indus(...)

One industry source said with more people moving to annual insurance products, the summer suspension may not be all that remarkable; holiday insurance is no longer necessarily seasonal.

Axa has withdrawn its travel insurance products over the busy summer period citing ongoing upgrade works on its website’s ecommerce system. The compan(...)

AXA’s shares, which opened up 3 per cent after its results, have fallen more than 13 percent since the start of the year.

Europe’s second-biggest insurer, AXA, posted better-than-expected first-half profits yesterday and raised its cost-savings target, shrugging off the (...)

Sylvia Cronin is expected to take up the new position later this year

The Central Bank has appointed Sylvia Cronin as the director of insurance supervision.Ms Cronn, who has spent the majority of her career working in th(...)

Saga, a provider of insurance and holidays to Britain’s over-50s, raised £550 million. Photograph: Getty Images

Saga, a provider of insurance and holidays to Britain‘s over- 50s, raised £550 million after selling shares at the bottom of the range used to canvass(...)