The Central Bank  informed  various financial services sector groups that the industry funding levy would  rise by a hefty €20.6 million this year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

Oh to be an employee of the Central Bank of Ireland where the costs of running its gold-plated defined benefit pension scheme can simply be passed on (...)

Students at the Gradireland fair can avail of opportunities at the event in the RDS, such as tips for dressing for interviews, CV workshops, and meeting potential employers and graduates who are currently on their programmes. The organisers say there will be more than 120 companies at the event

‘There will be more jobs on offer than at any time over the past 10 years and we have more employers in more sectors than ever before,” says Mark M(...)

Arthur Cox was paid €33.1m, Blackrock Financial Management got €23.5m, Ernst & Young (former Anglo Irish Bank auditors) had €20.9m, KPMG (former Irish Nationwide auditors)  €13.2m, and Goldman Sachs  €9.4m

Ever since the banking crash in late 2008, various figures have circulated as to the cost to the State, or taxpayers, from the sector’s financial bail(...)

By the end of last year IBRC had been the biggest financial drain on the State with a net cost of €36.1bn. It was followed by AIB at €8.8bn andPTSB at €200m

The annual interest bill attaching to the State’s bailout of the banking sector could run to €1.7 billion a year, the Comptroller and Auditor General (...)

Nama bought  £33 million debt from Bank of Ireland and sold it to Cerberus as part of Project Eagle. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Belfast developer Gareth Graham has had detailed discussions with two US law enforcement agencies regarding the €1.6 billion sale of Nama’s Northern I(...)

A Spanish police forensic team at the Angel de Miraflores apartments complex, near Marbella on the Costa del Sol. Photograph: Solarpix

Irish criminal Gary Hutch was shot dead in Spain by an international crime gang who tried to murder him last year because they suspected he was an inf(...)

Ted Webb, Patrick Kennedy  and Ciaran Bolger at the Deal Drivers Ireland conference in Dublin. photograph: chris bellew/fennells

I hear Mergermarket assembled a high-powered coterie of corporate financiers, business executives and lawyers in the Shelbourne hotel on Thursday afte(...)

AIB, Bank of Ireland, KBC, Permanent TSB and Ulster Bank have agreed to provide €2 million a year between them over the next three years to fund StepChange’s service. Photograph: Thierry Roge/Reuters

UK charity StepChange plans to offer a free and independent debt advisory service in Ireland from November 16th after securing €6 million in funding (...)

Johnny Ronan (left) lifts the lid on his business activities up to 2008 in submission to banking inquiry. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Johnny Ronan’s 28-page submission to the Oireachtas banking inquiry, published yesterday, lifts the lid on his business activities up to 2008. It als(...)

Ryanair also performed badly, falling 4.28 per cent to €13.19. Photograph: Alan Betson

Stocks around the world fell for a fifth day yesterday, sliding towards two-year lows as worries lingered over global growth and as the scandal(...)