# insurance - Yesterday’s News
Clearly insurers are not building a mixed age profile of customers under their own steam, writes Patricia Conboy, who says those that don’t should be penalised.
# insurance - Tuesday 10 December, 2013
Just under 45 per cent of the population now has health insurance, down from a high of 51 per cent five years ago.
# insurance - Monday 2 December, 2013
The increases will be imposed from 1 January 2014, with Aviva stating the government’s recent decision on rates means the new bed charge is 10.8 times the old charge.
# insurance - Thursday 28 November, 2013
Speaking before the Oireachtas committee today, one stressed that proposed legislation won’t cause an increase in premiums.
Philip Smith, who was suspended as the company investigates irregularities, said there was a “predetermined outcome”
# insurance - Wednesday 27 November, 2013
The bank said there are a number of risks that may encourage sales behaviours that are not in the best interests of consumers.
# insurance - Sunday 24 November, 2013
A Sunday Independent article today suggested that the Cork-based retail company was planning on setting up its own bank.
# insurance - Wednesday 20 November, 2013
“The Central Bank are happy now that they have a full handle on it,” Michael Noonan has told the Dáil this morning.
# insurance - Wednesday 13 November, 2013
Already 250,000 people have cancelled policies and analysts don’t believe that new levy increases will change that.
# insurance - Tuesday 12 November, 2013
The stamp duty for health insurance products providing ‘advanced’ cover will increase from €350 to €399 per adult and from €120 to €135 per child from 1 March
# insurance - Monday 11 November, 2013
The company, which suspended three executives last week, says the investigation will be “comprehensive”.
# insurance - Friday 8 November, 2013
The company stressed that no policyholders have been affected and all our Irish businesses continue to operate as normal.
# insurance - Friday 4 October, 2013
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
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
4,676 complaints were made by customers between January and June of this year.
# insurance - Sunday 18 August, 2013
Meanwhile older people are more likely to lose stuff on holiday.
# insurance - Monday 29 July, 2013
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
The AA has warned motorists not to be complacent when it comes to vehicles during the hot weather.
# insurance - Friday 5 July, 2013
Earlier this year, insurance broker Campion also acquired part of the general insurance business of Aviva Direct.
# insurance - Tuesday 11 June, 2013
Bill Kyle will take over once the acquisition of Irish Life by a Canadian firm has been completed.
# insurance - Monday 27 May, 2013
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
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
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
A survey has found that you could save up to €1,335 if you shopped around for your car insurance.
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# insurance - Monday 29 April, 2013
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
The insurance giant is to cut 2,000 jobs across the UK, Europe and Asia.
# insurance - Wednesday 3 April, 2013
# insurance - Monday 25 March, 2013
# insurance - Thursday 21 March, 2013
Grainne Nelligan’s home and business were both destroyed in the fire two months ago.
# insurance - Tuesday 19 March, 2013
It’s a light day in the Oireachtas today, with only two committee meetings being held.
# insurance - Monday 18 March, 2013
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
Figure show that 40 per cent of all banking complaints related to mortgages.
# insurance - Wednesday 30 January, 2013
VHI is reported to be announcing another price increase today as the number of those with private healthcare falls. Do you have health insurance?