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(...)

 Land Rover   manufacturing plant in Solihull, UK : Manufacturing in Britain shrank by 0.3 per cent in the second quarter, the sector’s worst performance since early 2013. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The road to economic recovery has been long and hard. Now, finally, Britain’s gross domestic product per head of population has returned to levels las(...)

RSA Insurance Group surged 11.3 per cent after Zurich Insurance said on July 28th, 2015 it was weighing up a bid for the British group with a market capitalisation of £4.4bn.  Zurich fell 3 per cent. (Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters)

Zurich Insurance is weighing a bid for British rival RSA which could top $8 billion and attract counter-offers as insurers look to diversify amid tou(...)

UK chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne has indicated that he wants to begin reducing the government’s £32 billion stake in RBS. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Britain is planning to sell half its stake in Royal Bank of Scotland, worth £16 billion, within two years, according to sources have said. Chancellor (...)

RSA chief executive Stephen Hester: has already sold a range of other RSA assets in the past year,worth about £800 million. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg.

RSA is considering a sale of its Latin America business in what would be the largest disposal yet by the UK insurer’s chief executive Stephen Hester a(...)

Stephen Hester: comments shed further light on why he has avoided selling  largeassets, such as its Scandinavia division, to bolster the insurer’s balance sheet. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

RSA Insurance’s multibillion-pound pensions liabilities are putting the insurer off a break-up as it could be forced to hand over a large share of sal(...)

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(...)

Ross McEwan: “At the end of this year [the bank] will be in a much better position than it was at the end of 2013. By the time we get to the end of 2015 and then 2016, which is what my strategic plan for the three years was, you’ll see a very solid bank.” Photograph: Dave Meehan

Trust and top-class customer service. Those are the two key goals that Kiwi banker Ross McEwan is hoping will “turn a magnificent brand around” under (...)

RBS could be slapped with a penalty of up to £50m by the Financial Conduct Authority. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Royal Bank of Scotland is braced for a fine worth tens of millions of pounds as soon as this week for a major IT meltdown that left customers without (...)