RSA boss Stephen Hester was  widely tipped as a potential new boss for Barclays before the reversal. Photograph: Bloomberg

In abruptly ending its courtship of the British insurer RSA, suitor Zurich Insurance opted for the corporate equivalent of the traditional break-up cl(...)

RSA is the subject of a potential takeover bid by Zurich Insurance Group, and a deal would cap a tumultuous two-year period for the insurer after an accounting scandal in Ireland. (Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire)

British insurer RSA shrunk its Irish losses to £16m (€23m) in the first half of the year, down from £65m in 2014, as it noted that “remediation conti(...)

RSA Insurance Group’s Stephen Hester delivered a full-year profit, restored dividends and stepped up cost cuts that will result in more job losses. De(...)

Philip Smith: said he had operated at all times under group direction and policy

The former chief executive of Ireland’s largest insurance company, RSA, has taken a case against the company to the Employments Appeal Tribunal rel(...)

RSA’s Irish division sufferd “significant” losses in the year’s first half, but the chief executive said the unit will remain part of the group. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

RSA Insurance Group’s Irish unit is likely to be fined following its accounting scandal last year. Group chief executive Stephen Hester said: “There w(...)

Stephen Hester, the new chief executive officer of RSA, will earn an annual salary of £950,000

RSA Insurance has hired former Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive Stephen Hester to lead the UK insurer, as it seeks to put a scandal at its Irish(...)

RSA Insurance has fired two Irish executives after a PwC probe showed inaccurate financial reporting. Photo: Bloomberg

RSA Insurance has fired two Irish executives after a PricewaterhouseCoopers probe confirmed financial irregularities and “inappropriate collaboration”(...)

One analyst asked why Simon Lee’s resignation as group chief executive had been accepted, but the scandal created such difficulties for RSA, his position was probably untenable

Blame it on the Paddies, seemed to be the message yesterday from UK-based insurer RSA about the mess at its Irish subsidiary that has put a £200 milli(...)

RSA, Dundrum: A report says that the insurer’s Irish unit may require no further capital injections.

RSA Insurance rose by its highest rate in almost five years in London trading after a report that the insurer’s Irish unit may require no further capi(...)

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The agony and the ecstasy of 2013

The financial crisis has certainly taken its toll on Irish business. Businesses have been lost. People have gone bust. Reputations have been damaged. (...)