“Should Matthew Elderfield land a big and well-paid job at Lloyds there will no doubt be some who will begrudge him his success and point out that he has not finished the job he started.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Nothing, it seems, has become Matthew Elderfield so well as the manner of the departure. As you would hope and expect, the regulator seems to b(...)

Central Bank deputy governor Matthew Elderfield reportedly poised to take post in Lloyds. Photo: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Lloyds Banking Group, Britain's biggest mortgage lender, is in talks to hire Central Bank deputy governor Matthew Elderfield, according to a re(...)

Up to five potential buyers submitted formal bids for Barna Waste to adviser Grant Thornton, which had been overseeing a sale of the troubled business

Several rivals offered to buy Barna Waste about 24 hours before it sought High Court protection from its creditors yesterday. The court y(...)

Accountancy giant KPMG is facing a potential investigation over the audit work that gave HBOS a clean bill of health in the run-up to its collapse. Photograph: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

Accountancy giant KPMG is facing a potential investigation in the UK over the audit work that gave HBOS a clean bill of health in the run-(...)

The British Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards report said estimated impairments in Ireland between 2008 and 2011 totalled £10.9 billion,equivalent to 36 per cent of Halifax’s loan book at the end of 2008. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Bailed-out British lender HBOS was so badly run it would have failed even without the 2008 financial crisis and the regulator should consider b(...)

The UK economy will avoid another recession and exports will help propel a "modest" recovery this year, according to the British Chambers of Co(...)

Media group INM is looking to restructure debts of some ¤400 million

Media group Independent News & Media (INM) confirmed this morning that it is in "constructive discussions" with its syndicate of banks in r(...)

Chief executive Richie Boucher and chief financial officerAndrew Keating present Bank of Ireland’s annual results. The group announced a ¤1.5 billion loss in 2012. David Sleator/The Irish Times

The board of directors and other top staff at Bank of Ireland earned over €2.5 million last year according to the bank’s annual report released(...)

Lloyds Banking Group is considering the sale of its heavily impaired Irish commercial real estate loan book. David Cheskin/PA Wire

Lloyds Banking Group is considering the sale of about €650 million of Irish real estate loans as the lender extracts itself from Western Europe(...)

Concerns about the bailout of Cyprus and plans to impose a levy on bank deposits on the island resulted in Europe an stocks retreating yesterday. B(...)