AIB chief executive Bernard Byrne announced he is to leave the bank late last week.

Bankers’ bonuses should only be considered once public confidence in banks has been restored, the Financial Services Union (FSU) has said. And it argu(...)

Ulster Bank: a scandal around its tracker loans  fuelled the move to establish an Irish Banking Culture Board. Photograph: Tom Honan

The Irish Banking Culture Board being set up by lenders in the wake of the tracker mortgage scandal is a “self-regulatory” body that will not work unl(...)

Millennials entering today’s workplaces want to work for diverse firms with a mix of ethnicities, social backgrounds, gender and sexuality. Photograph: iStock

The days of grateful serfs thanking the all-powerful boss for a lump of coal at Christmas are long gone. With the economy continuing to grow, graduate(...)

The FSU estimates that banks in Ireland have eliminated 26,000 jobs in a decade of unprecedented restructuring. File photograph: Getty Images

The Financial Services Union’s (FSU) general secretary Dermot Ryan has quit after only six months in the job. Mr Ryan succeeded the union’s long-sta(...)

In July last year, AIB abandoned plans to offshore additional IT functions to Wipro.

AIB has decided to move 100 outsourced information technology (IT) roles back inhouse, joining a growing number of large companies globally that are c(...)

Bank of Ireland chief executive Francesca McDonagh

AIB and Bank of Ireland have emerged from the wreckage of the Republic’s financial system a decade ago with a near-dominant position in the market. Wi(...)

Michael McGrath: he said the Central Bank was still allowing some lenders to “treat their existing customers in a very unfair manner”

The Central Bank’s report into the behaviour and culture of the Irish retail banks is “quite abstract”, and the focus must now be on practical measure(...)

Ulster Bank does not plan to close any outlets as part of the new restructuring. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ulster Bank has told staff that it plans to cut 54 jobs across its branch network as it moves ahead with technology upgrades. The bank said, however, (...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: “I’m very clear that any changes in relation to compensation for the banking sector will have to be led by the Government.” Photograph: Getty Images

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has signalled plans to review pay restrictions across bailed-out banks as they face competition for staff due to (...)

Paschal Donohoe: no commitment to policy changes at this time. Photograph: Collins

Paschal Donohoe, the Minister for Finance, says he won’t commit to backing the return of bankers’ bonuses at State-controlled AIB “at this stage”, aft(...)

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