A problem with the postal systems in Ireland or Britain meant 5,300 Irish shareholders in Standard Life were left facing a tax bill that would consume half of a 73p sterling per share payout made by the company last March

British insurer Standard Life will write to more than 5,000 Irish shareholders to advise them on how to avoid tax bills on a payment made by the compa(...)

Shareholders in Standard Life will not be pursued by Revenue for tax on the “return of value” earlier this year after Minister for Finance Michael Noo(...)

 Aer Lingus  has established a new defined contribution pension scheme for staff as part of a deal to resolve a row over a €750 million shortfall in the old Irish Airlines Superannuation Scheme.  Photograph: Reuters

Aer Lingus has accused Siptu officials of using “undue influence” to convince the trustees of the airline’s new pension scheme to recruit Merrion Inve(...)

The new retirement and workforce pattern is entirely different than in previous times – people now have an average of 11-12 jobs over their lifetime, and typically more than one career

It will come as little surprise to discover that the importance of a pension in a package of employee benefits is inversely proportional to age. (...)

You should not be paying local property tax on those spaces that are already subject to commercial rates. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

My wife started her own business in 1999. As she works from home, in 1999 we built an extension to our home in order for her to carry out her business(...)

Apple weighed heavily on all major US stock indices as it fell for the fifth straight day. Photograph: Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images

Greece’s banking stocks plunged for the second day in a row, holding down the main Athens index which otherwise turned the corner after the previous (...)

Permanent TSB was the star performer on the Dublin market yesterday, closing up 4.8 per cent at €5.31 with 2.5 million shares changing hands.

European stocks were little changed, posting their longest winning streak since January, amid mixed earnings reports from Ericsson and Volvo. The S(...)

Aer Lingus: shares in the national airline closed up 2 per cent to €2.47 while Ryanair also ended the week up 2 per cent to €12.44

Global markets signalled growing faith in Greece’s ability to clinch a bailout as US and European stocks climbed and the euro jumped the most against(...)

Annuities are in a prolonged period of very poor return. Photograph: iStockPhoto

I hope to retire next year at 60. I will have a modest occupational pension. My wife also has a modest pension and will receive the old-age pension so(...)

PTSB shares:  trading on a lesser market on the Irish Stock Exchange. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

With the refloating of PTSB, is this an opportunity to get some value from our old PTSB shares? I believe they are currently worth 6 cent approximatel(...)