Brian McCarthy:  backing insurance venture Homeguardian, which   aims to settle claims of up to €5,000 within three days. Photograph: Alan Betson

Fexco founder Brian McCarthy is backing a new home insurance venture that promises faster underwriting and claims decisions, according to the Sunday T(...)

Aer Lingus has hired in at least one craft and crew from UK charter specialist Titan Airways to cover some of its services from Dublin Airport. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Aer Lingus is spending up to €5 million on hiring in extra aircraft and crew after underestimating its requirements for the peak travel season.The air(...)