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KBC Bank Ireland’s headquarters on Sandwith Street, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Financial Services Union (FSU) has called on KBC Bank Ireland and Bank of Ireland to clarify whether employees at the Belgian-owned bank will be a(...)

Brian Hayes, chief executive of the Banking and Payments Federation Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The departure of KBC Group from the Irish market, fresh on the heels of Ulster Bank, raises “fundamental questions” about the banking sector here and (...)

The FSU  there is a danger the financial regulator could take its eye off ensuring the banking system is fit-for-purpose

The need to monitor international financial services companies based in the State could distract the Central Bank from ensuring the domestic banking s(...)

The Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe will update Cabinet on the Davy scandal on Tuesday. Photograph: Julien Behal.

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe is to update Cabinet on the Davy scandal on Tuesday, Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris has said. The me(...)

The Financial Services Union has described the closure of Bank of Ireland branches as a punishment of communities for adhering to pandemic guidelines. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Financial Services Union (FSU) has described the proposed closure of Bank of Ireland branches as a punishment of communities for adhering to pande(...)

Ulster Bank’s HQ  in Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The general secretary of the Financial Services Union (FSU) John O’Connell has accused Ulster Bank of treating its staff “very shabbily”. Staff had (...)

Bank of Ireland is currently engaged in a review of its operations.

Any move by Bank of Ireland to close branches would be “totally outrageous” and a “slap in the face” for staff, customers, and the Government, the Fin(...)

Ulster Bank’s UK parent, NatWest, is actively considering winding down the division as the impact of Covid-19 has further depressed Ulster Bank’s profits. File photograph: Frank Miller

Some staff at Ulster Bank are being asked to sign non-disclosure agreements on work they are being asked to carry out as part of a strategic review of(...)

The Irish Times first reported last September that NatWest has been actively considering winding down Ulster Bank. Photograph: Rollingnews.ie

Ulster Bank staff who joined an online meeting with Financial Services Union (FSU) officials on Wednesday expressed “fury and dismay” over the lack of(...)

Banks, post offices and credit unions have been added to the list of workplaces where  face coverings are compulsory. File photograph: iStock

The Government has added banks, credit unions and post offices to the list of workplaces where face masks must be worn to help tackle the Covid-19 pa(...)

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