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With all the attention on the child with special needs, there is often hurt and anger among the other children in the family. Photograph: iStock

Children with special needs are struggling with heightened anxiety during the current Covid-19 pandemic and social isolating rules, but what about the(...)

I’m sure no parent sets out to be that pushy parent that everyone hate, but the chances are your behaviour is ruining your child’s happiness

I have always been an outrageously competitive person. This is partially due to genetic make-up, but even more so for having been surrounded by absolu(...)

MMC said the deal is expected to achieve synergies of about €214 million within three years of completion. Photograph:  iStock

US-based Marsh & McLennan (MMC) is buying British insurance and reinsurance broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) for £4.3 billion (€4.8 billion), t(...)

Nike dropped 2.7 per cent as the company faced backlash over its choice of Colin Kaepernick, the first NFL player to kneel during the national anthem as a protest against racism, as a face for the 30th anniversary of its ‘Just Do It’ slogan. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

Global stocks fell on the second trading day of September with rising trade uncertainties still playing on the minds of investors. US stocks dipped (...)

The IFSC in Dublin: When asked about possible alternatives to the UK, insurers more frequently mention Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Frankfurt and Germany’s other financial hubs are better placed than EU rivals to capture any post-Brexit migration of business and jobs from the City (...)

Reinsurers are being squeezed by price competition and subdued demand from insurers for their products and consolidation in various forms is expected for companies that lack either global reach or a specialised focus.

Axis Capital Holdings and PartnerRe have agreed an all-share $11 billion merger to create one of the world’s largest reinsurers, responding to inte(...)

Swiss Re, the world’s second largest reinsurer, posted a lower-than-expected rise in second-quarter net profit. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

Lower claims from natural disasters boosted earnings at reinsurers Swiss Re and Hannover Re in the second quarter, but signs of intensifying price com(...)

GAA director general Paraic Duffy: “It is simply not possible for the GAA to ensure free-to-air coverage at home while at the same time making its games accessible to Irish people abroad.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Sky Sports was the only British broadcaster interested in screening Gaelic games, GAA director general Páraic(...)