Troubled British insurer RSA has set out its plans for a fully underwritten rights issue , to raise £773 million to restore its capital posit(...)

Despite Edward Snowden’s continuing revelations of secret data gathering, we show no signs of losing our collective appetite for creating and using data. Photograph: Reuters

On the drive into San Francisco, a huge billboard alongside Highway 101 states: “We’re all data nerds now.” It’s an advertisement for a t(...)

RSA’s woes in Ireland emerged on November 8th when it announced the suspension of chief executive Philip Smith, chief financial officer Rory O’Connor and claims director Peter Burke pending the outcome of an investigation into issues involving “claims and finance functions which were identified during a routine internal audit”.

Shares in British insurer RSA fell by 7.2 per cent in London yesterday after the company said it had provided another £135 million (€160 million) in (...)

Philip Smith:  currently suspended pending the outcome of an investigation

Philip Smith, who is currently serving a suspension as chief executive of insurer RSA, has agreed to “step back” from his role as president of Insuran(...)

In an interview with the Sunday Times about 14 months ago, Philip Smith, chief executive of insurer RSA Ireland, said: “It’s a privilege to lead this (...)