Ulster Bank and its parent company Royal Bank of Scotland are to create 350 additional jobs at an Ulster Bank customer contact centre in Belfast. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Ulster Bank and its parent company Royal Bank of Scotland are to create 350 additional jobs at an Ulster Bank customer contact centre in Belfast.Ellve(...)

Ross McEwan: “At the end of this year [the bank] will be in a much better position than it was at the end of 2013. By the time we get to the end of 2015 and then 2016, which is what my strategic plan for the three years was, you’ll see a very solid bank.” Photograph: Dave Meehan

Trust and top-class customer service. Those are the two key goals that Kiwi banker Ross McEwan is hoping will “turn a magnificent brand around” under (...)

The number of people seeking compensation after complaining of being abused by television personality Jimmy Savile has risen to more than 200. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire.

The number of people seeking compensation after complaining of being abused by television personality Jimmy Savile has risen to more than 200.The figu(...)

Ronnie Hanna, left, pictured with Nama chief executive Brendan McDonagh, and Frank Daly, the agency’s chairman. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

The National Asset Management Agency was dealt a blow yesterday with the departure of Ronnie Hanna as head of asset recovery. Nama moved quickly to fi(...)

Ulster Bank, with its  headquarters on George’s Quay, Dublin, is  not joining the exodus of foreign banks from these shores.

Royal Bank of Scotland published a trading update yesterday for the third quarter of its financial year, and it included some interesting commentary o(...)

IBOA general secretary Larry Broderick urged Ulster Bank management to suspend its latest round of branch closures until the questions around the bank’s future were resolved. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The union representing Ulster Bank staff wants its owner and management to clarify their plans for the lender’s future following reports that a US pri(...)

After millions of customers were denied access to their money on one of the busiest shopping days of the year, Royal Bank of Scotland took to Twitter on Monday with a series of apologetic tweets. Photograph: Johnny Green/PA Wire

In the early days of the financial crisis, extracting apologies from bankers was all but impossible; now they can’t stop saying sorry. After millions (...)

A system failure left Ulster Bank customers without access to their accounts for 12 hours. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

This morning the new chief executive of the Royal Bank of Scotland Ross McEwan admitted his bank had under-invested in its systems for decades and he (...)

AUlster Bank tonight said it was working to address a technical issue which has caused problems for customers seeking to use their debit cards and access online bank accounts. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg.

Ulster Bank was forced to apologise tonight after thousands of its customers were once again left without access to funds following a serious system (...)

Bank of Ireland shares ended the day down 3.9
per cent

The crisis in Washington hung heavily on markets yesterday, with many investors thinking they might well take their profits and wait out the deadlock(...)