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#Insurance

# insurance - Friday 8 November, 2013

RSA Insurance executives suspended as firm announces €84m profit shortfall

The company stressed that no policyholders have been affected and all our Irish businesses continue to operate as normal.

# insurance - Friday 4 October, 2013

Banks to refund €25m to customers over mis-sold policies

One in five of the PPI policies reviewed by the Central Bank were found to be in breach of its consumer protection code.

# insurance - Thursday 22 August, 2013

GP fees in Dublin are the most expensive in the country

A new survey reveals the average consultation fee in Dublin is €53.29, while the national average stands at €46.26.

# insurance - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Complaints to Financial Services Ombudsman up almost a third

4,676 complaints were made by customers between January and June of this year.

# insurance - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Young men most likely to get injured, lose their passport or miss a flight on holiday

Meanwhile older people are more likely to lose stuff on holiday.

# insurance - Monday 29 July, 2013

Less than half of Irish holidaymakers buy full insurance for their trip

Women are less likely to cover themselves with many saying they would only invest in travel insurance for an expensive holiday.

# insurance - Monday 22 July, 2013

More people are locking their keys inside their cars

The AA has warned motorists not to be complacent when it comes to vehicles during the hot weather.

# insurance - Friday 5 July, 2013

Insurance company acquires part of Aviva, creating 25 new jobs

Earlier this year, insurance broker Campion also acquired part of the general insurance business of Aviva Direct.

# insurance - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

This man is the new CEO of Irish Life

Bill Kyle will take over once the acquisition of Irish Life by a Canadian firm has been completed.

# insurance - Monday 27 May, 2013

Poll: Should there be a mandatory prison sentence for uninsured drivers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a mandatory prison sentence for uninsured drivers?

A new survey has shown that almost 7 per cent of people have had their vehicle damaged by an uninsured driver, so should the penalties be harsher?

# insurance - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Uninsured drivers responsible for 7 per cent of vehicle damage

Over a quarter of Irish drivers have had their car damaged by an unidentified driver and almost 7 per cent have had their vehicle damaged by an uninsured driver, according to the AA.

# insurance - Monday 13 May, 2013

Charging private patients for public beds will drive up premiums by 25% - report

Insurance companies are worried about the decline in young people enrolling as the costs of insuring those over 60 are considerably higher.

# insurance - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Poll: Do you shop around for your car insurance? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you shop around for your car insurance?

A survey has found that you could save up to €1,335 if you shopped around for your car insurance.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your (rainy) Wednesday morning.

# insurance - Monday 29 April, 2013

Burton urged to take action so State can save €21m a year

Roisín Shorthall says that if the State was to be reimbursed by insurers for welfare payments taken out while people are injured and claim welfare, they could save millions.

# insurance - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Aviva to cut 2,000 jobs worldwide - but no changes to Irish jobs

The insurance giant is to cut 2,000 jobs across the UK, Europe and Asia.

# insurance - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

From The42 Rory McIlroy's 'leaked audition tape' for that creaky Santander ad is terrifying and hilarious Wee Mac This post contains videos

# insurance - Monday 25 March, 2013

Are you paying too much for home insurance?

According to a home insurance survey, only 1 in 10 homeowners had a professional reinstatement valuation carried out on their home.

# insurance - Thursday 21 March, 2013

6 bizarre things Irish people have reported stolen

Is anything safe? Apparently not…

Community pulls together to get local woman back in her home after fire Dalkey This post contains videos This post contains images

Community pulls together to get local woman back in her home after fire

Grainne Nelligan’s home and business were both destroyed in the fire two months ago.

# insurance - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Generic drugs and insurance for flood victims

It’s a light day in the Oireachtas today, with only two committee meetings being held.

# insurance - Monday 18 March, 2013

Insurer ordered to pay costs in data breach case

A High Court judgement is being hailed as a landmark ruling which makes businesses legally liable for data protection breaches.

# insurance - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Column: If you want to eat fatty foods go ahead – but you should pay for the consequences

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg had his proposal to outlaw big sugary drinks shot down – but the incident has nevertheless raised questions about where personal freedom ends and government obligation begins, writes Aaron McKenna.

# insurance - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Seven arrested over motor insurance injury claims fraud

One man has since been released but the remaining four women and two men are being held at garda stations in the Midlands and Cork.

# insurance - Monday 4 March, 2013

60 per cent of people struggling to keep their car on the road

Several people in a new survey said their financial situation had become so tight that they had to leave their car off the road for weeks or even months.

# insurance - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Aviva to increase insurance premiums by 4 per cent

The company said it has minimised increases on all plans and there are no increases on many of our entry level plans.

# insurance - Monday 4 February, 2013

Insurance companies to have full access to drivers' offences

The measures mean that insurance companies will be able to take serious offences into account when applying a loading on an insurance policy for penalty points.

Poll: Should insurers be able to access details of drivers' road offences? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should insurers be able to access details of drivers' road offences?

New measures will allow insurers to access information on the reasons for drivers incurring penalty points, a move expected to push up premiums. What do you think?

# insurance - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Complaints to Financial Services Ombudsman up 12% last year

Figure show that 40 per cent of all banking complaints related to mortgages.

# insurance - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Poll: Do you have health insurance? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have health insurance?

VHI is reported to be announcing another price increase today as the number of those with private healthcare falls. Do you have health insurance?

# insurance - Monday 28 January, 2013

Life insurance prices can vary by up to €7,500 - study

The National Consumer Agency found that smokers pay on average 90 per cent more for their life insurance.

# insurance - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Average life cover payout of €101,200 'not sufficient'

A life assurance business said that while the money might seem like a lot, it would last some families just two years.

# insurance - Friday 21 December, 2012

Gender equalisation car insurance policy comes into effect today

The EU guidelines on gender equality mean female drivers will see a rise in their premiums while male drivers stand to make savings in their insurance.

# insurance - Thursday 13 December, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Every day TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

# insurance - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

'Unisex' insurance will be mandatory in Ireland

Alan Shatter confirms that the EU directive that gender no longer be used as a criterion for calculating premiums is being implemented in Ireland.

# insurance - Monday 22 October, 2012

VHI prices set to rise next month

The company said the fact that people are living longer with chronic illnesses and the rising cost of public hospitals were the main factors contributing to the increase.

# insurance - Monday 15 October, 2012

Poll: Should men and women's car insurance premiums be the same? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should men and women's car insurance premiums be the same?

A new EC directive on gender discrimination reckons that men and women should pay the same for their motor insurance. Do you agree?

# insurance - Monday 8 October, 2012

Central Bank names six banks which missold PPI to ineligible customers PPI

Central Bank names six banks which missold PPI to ineligible customers

A seventh institution asked not to be named by the regulator.

# insurance - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Expenses, insurance and fire engines: The week in numbers

Which Irish county has the fewest same-sex civil partners? And how many times could Facebook fill Croke Park?