McGill and Partners  has dealt with more than €1 billion of premiums in its first 15 months of business. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

McGill and Partners, a London-based insurance broker set up by former Aon group president Steve McGill two years ago, expects to handle $1 billion (€(...)

It remains a fact that health insurance matters.  Photograph:  Gabriel Kuchta/Getty Images

The year just past managed to perform a neat trick by simultaneously proving the importance and irrelevance of private health insurance. With the pub(...)

Cathriona Hallahan, managing director of Microsoft Ireland with chief executive of IDA Ireland Martin Shanahan and  Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar  as Microsoft Ireland announced the creation of 200 new engineering roles. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

NatWest is being advised by Goldman Sachs on the future of Ulster Bank in the Republic, as the UK lender looks at winding down the unit which shows no(...)

The financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on healthcare providers is a factor in the rising cost of  premiums worldwide

Irish private health insurance customers face another strong single-digit rise in premiums next year, according to benefits consultants Willis Towers (...)

Arachas   chief executive of Conor Brennan said the company was  looking to double the amount of business written in Ireland over the next five years by a combination of organic growth and acquisitions. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Arachas, the acquisitive Dublin-based insurance broker focused on small businesses, plans to double the amount of its coverage it writes over the next(...)

The development comes four months after Arachas acquired Murray & Spelman, an insurance and finance brokerage with offices in Galway and Kildare,  for an undisclosed sum.

Dublin-based insurance provider Arachas Corporate Brokers is close to changing hands, a little over two years after UK private equity firm Sovereign C(...)

One structure being considered would see UBS hive off its asset-management unit and fold it into Deutsche’s DWS in exchange for shares in the larger group. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

The asset-management arms of Deutsche Bank and UBS are in serious talks to merge, according to people close to the discussions, in a deal that would c(...)

The new Seamark Building in Dublin, which developer Chartered Land expects to earn €6 million a year in rent when fully let.

Dublin’s biggest available office block is about to come on the market for a total rent of more than €6 million a year. Chartered Land has just finis(...)

News of the move prompted the Financial Services Union, which represents many Bank of Ireland staff, to warn that the lender cannot transfer workers to Willis Towers Watson against their will.  Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images

Bank of Ireland is transferring management of workers’ pension schemes with a shortfall of €477 million to advisers Willis Towers Watson in a move aff(...)

McCann FitzGerald partner Mary Brassil (left) with Labour senator Ivana Bacik and Willis Towers Watson senior director Tamsin Sridhara at a Dublin event to discuss the new Gender Pay Gap Information Bill. Photograph: Colm Mahady / Fennell Photography

Organisations are being urged to do private “dry runs” on the calculation of their gender pay gap before they are required by law to reveal the data. (...)

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