Aviva Insurance chief executive Mark Wilson: Salary  more than doubled his pay packet to £5.7 million

Aviva’s chief executive Mark Wilson’s take-home pay more than doubled to £5.67 million last year, after the purchase of rival Friends Life, the Britis(...)

 RSA Insurance Group said operating profit rose 43 per cent last year after record underwriting profits. Photo: Bloomberg

RSA Insurance Group, the subject of an abandoned takeover bid by Zurich Insurance Group, said operating profit rose 43 per cent last year after record(...)

Chief executive of Ulster Bank owner Royal Bank of Scotland  Ross McEwan. Mr McEwan  said the restructuring of the investment bank is “very well advanced” and it will return to profit within four years, as he continues to shrink the division’s global operations to focus on UK and western European clients. (Photograph: DAVE MEEHAN)

Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive officer Ross McEwan said the restructuring of the investment bank is “very well advanced” and it will return t(...)

The restructuring in Ireland is part of a wider refocus by RSA at international level. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Ireland’s biggest insurance company RSA expects to return to profit in 2016 after three years of heavy losses following the emergence of financial iss(...)

“The Zurich [takeover] distraction was a bump in the road rather than anything more in terms of impact on our business,” says RSA Insurance Group chief executive Stephen Hester. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

RSA Insurance Group, the subject of a now-abandoned £5.6 billion takeover bid from Zurich, is “more than on track” to meet its full-year financial tar(...)

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(...)

Stephen Hester, hired in 2014 to help the RSA restore profit and recover from an accounting scandal in Ireland, said the insurer hadn’t received any other approaches since Zurich first registered its interest in the company in July. (Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters)

RSA Insurance chief executive officer Stephen Hester said the company will attract bids from other suitors after Zurich Insurance abandoned its £5.6 (...)

Stephen Hester, chief executive of RSA Insurance Group: “With RSA’s focus on its largest markets in the UK & Ireland, Scandinavia and Canada, it has become increasingly clear to us that RSA is no longer the best strategic owner of these businesses.”

British insurer RSA is selling its Latin American operations to Colombia’s GrupoSura for £403 million in a deal that could ease RSA’s own takeover by (...)

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(...)