Photograph: iStock

The Government’s planned rules to make it easier for regulators to hold senior managers in banks and other financial firms accountable for failings un(...)

Barclays Europe’s CEO Francesco Ceccato. ‘We don’t really know why we’re considered as a systemic financial institution for Ireland.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

Hanging on a wall of the modest Dublin city centre office of Francesco Ceccato, Barclays Europe’s chief executive of 18 months, is a black and white p(...)

Barclays Europe marginally eclipsed Bank of Ireland to become the largest Irish bank in 2020 after its British parent shifted tens of billions of euros of assets to the unit in preparation for Brexit.

The Irish unit of Barclays, which has become the British bank’s post-Brexit EU hub, was knocked off the perch as the largest bank in the Republic last(...)

Helen Kelly,  managing director, country manager and head of corporate banking at Barclays Bank Ireland plc: “We have team Friday chats every week, and everybody loves them.”

It’s been a year since our bosses told us to stay home, work remotely for a while, and they’d see us back in the office as soon as this pesky pandemic(...)

Helen Kelly: appointed by Barclays as head of its corporate banking unit in Europe.

UK lender Barclays has appointed Irishwoman Helen Kelly as head of its corporate banking unit in Europe. Ms Kelly has worked for Barclays for more t(...)

Jes Staley, Barclays chief executive, arrives at Downing Street for a meeting.

Barclays’s Jes Staley said the UK’s departure from the European Union will prove to be a net benefit for the City of London. While some jobs and asse(...)

The Irish unit, Barclays Bank Ireland plc, became the group’s main European Union banking entity in 2018. Photograph: iStock

Barclays plans to enter four new European private banking markets in 2021, using its Dublin base to build the business. Gerald Mathieu, who in Septe(...)

The current chief executive of Barclays Bank Ireland Kevin Wall will retire later this year after 40 years with the UK banking giant. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Barclays has picked Italian native Francesco Ceccato to head up its European hub in Dublin as current chief executive, Kevin Wall, prepares to retire (...)

Niall Dawson, Robert Hoban and Philip Farrell of Offr.

Irish property technology start-up Offr has raised €3 million in seed funding to support its growth in Ireland and expansion into Britain and Australi(...)

Barclays said in 2018  it expected Barclays Bank Ireland to ultimately hold €255bn of assets as the unit is used as a hub to maintain access to clients across the EU after Brexit.  Photograph: Getty Images

Barclays Irish unit’s assets soared almost 450 per cent last year to €69 billion as it became the British banking giant’s European Union hub in prepar(...)

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