Senior executives are generously rewarded. In return they bear responsibilities that are hefty and in some cases can prove overwhelming. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Last week, a UK coroner ruled that businessman Angad Paul killed himself while the balance of his mind was disturbed. He jumped from the balcony of hi(...)

Bank of Scotland left the Irish market in 2010 and still has about 30,000 mortgage accounts here

Bank of Scotland has apologised for sending out letters this month to some 200 mortgage customers in Ireland incorrectly informing them that their a(...)

 Japanese stocks tumbled and the yen surged  after the central bank dashed investors’ hopes for more stimulus, leading to declines in most other world benchmarks after the Fed left interest rates unchanged. Photograph: AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi

The yen surged on Thursday after the Bank of Japan surprised markets by declining to boost its stimulus, battering Japanese stocks and briefly weighi(...)

Chief executive António Horta Osório said results demonstrate strength of company’s business model

Lloyds Banking Group reported underlying profits in line with expectations on Thursday, keeping first quarter revenues steady and cutting bad debts de(...)

Lloyds chairman, Norman Blackwell, has expressed his support for Brexit in a personal capacity. Photograph: Reuters

Lloyds Banking Group said a possible vote in favour of Britain leaving the European Union in a June referendum will likely spark economic uncertainty(...)

Paul O’Connell: suffered a career-ending injury in the World Cup that ruined his hopes of playing club rugby in France. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

An average of two rugby players from each province suffer career ending injuries each year in the Irish system. That figure is drawn from 250 profess(...)

The Wilbur Ross led NBNK limped on in search of European targets after failing to buy collapsed British lender Northern Rock and losing out on TSB on its approach to buy the Lloyds Banking Group Plc’s network of more than 600 branches. (Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times)

NBNK Investments, the investment company backed by US billionaire Wilbur Ross and once led by former Lloyd’s of London chairman Peter Levene, wi(...)

Ollwyn Moran: Cognikids produces functional development products for infants and toddlers.
New innovators: Cognikids

Wooden and tiled floors may tick the box for chic interior design but they’re bad for babies, according to Ollwyn Moran, founder of Cognikids. “Craw(...)

CYBG chief executive  David Duffy insists pay is not a motivating factor in his life. Photograph: Joanne O’Brien David Duffy, banker at London HQ for CYBG, 5.4.2016 Photographer Joanne O'Brien 0044 7973326942

It’s day two of CYBG’s tenancy of the Leadenhall Building in London, otherwise known as the Cheesegrater, and the group’s Irish chief executive, Davi(...)

Wetherspoon founder Tim Martin in the Three Tun Tavern in Blackrock: original plan was to open up to 30 pubs in Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Some of the agonised revisionism and counter-revisionism over the last week about the 1916 Easter Rising and British rule were almost enough to drive(...)