Profits at BT took a hit after the telecoms giant took a £225 million charge linked to its Italian accounting scandal. Photograph: PA

BT posted a 42 per cent drop in first-quarter profit after it took a fresh charge from an Italian accounting scandal to avoid legal claims from two of(...)

A number of settlements have been increased following the Court of Appeal’s “Russell” judgement.

An €11.6m settlement for a young girl with cerebral palsy has been increased by €3.9m to more than €15.6 million as a result of a recent ruling affect(...)

John Reynolds: had sued Altomoravia Ltd and guarantors Thomas Anderson, Colin Dolan and Michael Ormond, who had agreed to take over the POD nightclub. Photograph: Collins

The Court of Appeal has upheld a decision businessman John Reynolds is entitled to some €684,000 damages over failure to implement a settlement of a d(...)

 European Council president Donald Tusk: the council wrote, “Citizens who have built their lives on the basis of rights flowing from the British membership of the EU face the prospect of losing those rights.” Photograph: Matthew Mirabelli /AFP/Getty Images

On 29 March 2017, the European Council has received the notification by the United Kingdom of its intention to withdraw from the European Union and Eu(...)

  The ASTI picket at Monkstown Park College in Dublin during a strike in November. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Second-level teachers who are members of the ASTI are to take further industrial action “as appropriate”. The ASTI standing committee met on Friday t(...)

Members of the Association of Secondary Teachers of Ireland (ASTI) on  strike at Beneavin De La Salle College, Dublin,  last year. Further industrial looms following the union’s rejection of settlement proposals. Photo: Clodagh Kilcoyne / Reuters

The Assocation of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI) has voted to reject proposals aimed at resolving a series of disputes with the Government over pay(...)

The latest talks follow industrial action which led to the closure of hundreds of secondary schools last year. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Almost 10,000 secondary teachers will lose out on thousands of euro in planned pay increases over the coming months if they reject proposals aimed at (...)

The settlement marks the latest step in Deutsche Bank’s bid to resolve legal matters that in recent months caused investors to worry about its future

Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay $95 million (€89.9 million) to resolve a US government lawsuit accusing the German bank of tax fraud for using “insolv(...)

If the threatened illegality of gardaí is rewarded there will be no incentive for others to take their place in an orderly queue and make reasoned arguments to support their case

The Government was stunned by the late-night recommendation from the Labour Court that averted a dangerous strike by gardaí yesterday but at an unexpe(...)

A US judge has approved one of the biggest corporate settlements on record, Volkswagen’s $14.7 billion (€13.5 billion) deal arising from its diesel em(...)