AIB said the number of Irish owner occupied mortgage accounts in arrears declined by 22 per cent during the year

AIB made a pre-tax profit of €1.1 billion in 2014, according to full-year results published on Thursday. This compared with a loss of €1.7 million in (...)

PTSB Group chief executive Jeremy Masding: it appears that investors are warming to the idea of taking a punt on the company, helped   by the recent renaissance of the Irish economy. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

AIB and Permanent TSB will publish their full-year results over the course of the next seven days and they should make for interesting reading. Both i(...)

In January, AIB announced plans to outsource 170 staff in its IT division. This involves outsourcing three elements of its IT services – telecoms, operations security, and hosting and storage. Photograph: Thinkstock

Some 40 AIB staff could transfer to Eircom after accepting arrangements to outsource their roles at the bank’s IT operation. In January, AIB announce(...)

ACC Loan Management (ACCLM), formerly ACCBank, is seeking the judgment order against Peter and Tracy Kingston, of Craden Hill, Nohoval, Kinsale, Co Cork.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A couple are facing a demand for summary judgment for around €2.4 million arising out of loan facilities secured on part of their dairy farm. ACC Loan(...)

Tánaiste Joan Bruton speaking  at the Labour Party conference. Photograph: Cyril Byrne 2:20

If Labour has decided now is the time to fight back against its critics, then perhaps a message from the grassroots has filtered to the top. The confe(...)

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Rather than marketing being about these above the line campaigns…now it’s about how you have a conversation with your customer, according to Lisa Hughes.

“Marketing is everything you do in terms of communicating with a customer. Before you sell your story, you need to understand what your story is,” acc(...)

Permanent TSB’s capital-raising plan has yet to be finalised by the board and presented to the Minister for Finance for approval. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Ciarán Hancock, Finance CorrespondentPermanent TSB is considering raising about €500 million from external investors with a view to then repaying the (...)

AIB recently outsourced a large number of support roles to the Noonan Group. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

AIB is considering outsourcing certain activities at its mailing centre in Sandyford, Co Dublin, which could impact about 32 staff there. The bank co(...)

Nick Ashmore, CEO of Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

This time it will be different. If ever there was a phrase synonymous with financial folly and pre-crash delusion, this is it. It was resurrected l(...)