Organisation: Royal Bank of Scotland
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British banks have defied the Brexit gloom to increase their profits by a third, outpacing the Eurozone, according to new figures.
Mon, 01 Jul, 2019
has been appointed as general manager in the Republic of Ireland for Deliveroo, the food delivery app service.
Fri, 07 Jun, 2019
The last gamble of Theresa May to win over MPs to support her Brexit deal appeared to unravel putting a question mark over her future and weighing on sterling.
Wed, 22 May, 2019
British water and power firms are trying to soothe nerves over nationalisation, in the event of a Labour government, although some fund managers and lawyers doubt so-called Corbyn-proofing will work.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
Ulster Bank’s profits improved in the first quarter of the year, but ongoing Brexit uncertainty and heightening competition in the UK has increased the pressure on its parent Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS).
Sat, 27 Apr, 2019
Royal Bank of Scotland, which owns Ulster Bank, is searching for a new chief executive. Ross McEwan has resigned, signalling a fresh start for the bank as it heads for full private ownership, after a state bailout.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2019
A scathing report by the UK’s Treasury Committee into the way RBS treated small firms highlights the need for greater competition and tougher regulatory controls, writes
Mon, 05 Mar, 2018
The UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has charged Barclays Bank over a $3bn (€2.44bn) loan given to the State of Qatar as part of a side deal linked to its emergency fundraising in 2008.
Mon, 12 Feb, 2018
The UK's financial watchdog has defended its handling of a report into Royal Bank of Scotland's treatment of small business customers following claims it failed to publish the document over fears of being sued.
Fri, 08 Dec, 2017
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) said its potential bill for claims against its small business restructuring division will remain at £400m (€448m) after misconduct allegations against it were dismissed by Britain’s financial regulator.
Tue, 24 Oct, 2017
Memories of the day when the blue-chip stock index was undone by panic to trigger a record Dow Jones Industrial Average plunge of 508 points, equal to a 22.6% drop, stands as a stark reminder that no market is crash-proof.
Mon, 23 Oct, 2017
A majority of businesses are yet to change their strategic planning due to Britain’s decision to leave the EU, a survey of chief financial officers shows.
Fri, 18 Aug, 2017
A decade after the onset of the property and banking crash, mortgage debt means households
Mon, 14 Aug, 2017
Ulster Bank has set aside a further €39m in redress cost provisions to cover what it calls “errors” concerning its personal and commercial loan books.
Sat, 05 Aug, 2017
The Irish arm of British insurer RSA posted a £2m (€2.23m) profit for the first half of the year, while shares in the overall group eased following a lower-than- expected dividend payment.
Thu, 03 Aug, 2017
From next year, banks in Britain will have to publish data every quarter to show the quality of service they provide to customers to try to boost competition, the Financial Conduct Authority has proposed.
Wed, 26 Jul, 2017
“Every golf course in the world that has been awarded the dubious honour of the Royal Charter has two things in common: They have some of the best courses with some of the worst members.” — David Feherty
Wed, 19 Jul, 2017
Worldpay, the UK payment-processing company that listed in London two years ago, said it has received preliminary takeover approaches from Vantiv and JPMorgan Chase.
Wed, 05 Jul, 2017
Royal Bank of Scotland pursued last-minute settlement talks with a group of investors to avoid a potentially embarrassing trial over allegations the lender misled them about a 2008 capital increase.
Fri, 23 Jun, 2017
A group representing Royal Bank of Scotland investors has accepted an out-of-court deal to settle a lawsuit that aimed to call disgraced former CEO Fred Goodwin to account over a £12bn (€13.7bn) cash call in 2008.
Tue, 30 May, 2017
The Court of Appeal has dismissed a businessman's appeal over whether an investment fund was entitled to sue him over a €30.5m debt it bought from Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC).
Thu, 25 May, 2017
Royal Bank of Scotland is bracing for a costly court battle with shareholders that is to see former boss Fred Goodwin defend his role in the lender's near collapse during the financial crisis.
Sun, 21 May, 2017
The UK Labour Party would launch a consultation to break up state-owned Royal Bank of Scotland, which owns Ulster Bank, into smaller local banks, the party said at the launch of its election manifesto.
Wed, 17 May, 2017
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is in talks to settle one of the two major US investigations into allegations it mis-sold mortgage-backed securities it needs to overcome before the British government can sell its shares in the bailed-out bank.
Sun, 14 May, 2017
The Royal Bank of Scotland has defended the way its top bosses are awarded after some shareholders criticised the lender for not making deeper cuts to pay.
Thu, 11 May, 2017
Etihad accelerated its strategic reset by naming an interim chief executive to take the reins from James Hogan, the architect of the carrier’s costly bets on ailing Alitalia and Air Berlin.
Tue, 09 May, 2017
Bank of Ireland’s major operations in Britain have so far weathered the fallout of Brexit but the deficit in the lender’s defined benefit pension scheme continues to drag on its capital.
Sat, 29 Apr, 2017
Richie Boucher yesterday announced plans to step down from the top job at Bank of Ireland which he has held since the height of the banking crisis, indicating the lender was all but restored to full financial health. A search for his replacement has already begun.
Sun, 26 Mar, 2017
Marks & Spencer has pulled its adverts from Google following concerns that they were appearing alongside extremist content.
Mon, 20 Mar, 2017
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is preparing to cut more than €1.17bn (£1bn) of annual operating costs by eliminating jobs and closing branches as it seeks to bolster profitability, said a person with knowledge of the plans.
Tue, 14 Feb, 2017
Royal Bank of Scotland chairman Howard Davies indicated the UK taxpayer-owned bank would probably pick Dublin as its EU base following Brexit and may have to move “tens” of employees from Britain to other offices.
Thu, 02 Feb, 2017
Fri, 27 Jan, 2017
The Financial Services Union (FSU) said the proposed sale by the Government of a stake in AIB was a matter of “concern” as the union said it would recommend its members vote to accept an average pay rise of 5.5% over two years at the State-owned lender.
Fri, 20 Jan, 2017
Thousands of people in the UK who took out personal loans with NatWest and sister bank Royal Bank of Scotland are receiving refunds on interest they were wrongly charged.
Wed, 28 Dec, 2016
Thu, 01 Dec, 2016
Royal Bank of Scotland will have to raise around £2 billion to boost its financial strength after failing the Bank of England's annual health check of the sector.
Wed, 30 Nov, 2016
Insurer RSA is likely to show record underwriting profits for the first nine months of 2016 and is planning to sell or reinsure £1bn (€1.1bn) worth of legacy UK business, chief executive Stephen Hester said.
Fri, 04 Nov, 2016
Mon, 24 Oct, 2016
Royal Bank of Scotland, which is the parent company of Ulster Bank, is to separate its retail operations from its higher-risk businesses in a major overhaul to meet new ring-fencing rules in the UK, which also means the RBS brand will only be used in Scotland.
Sat, 01 Oct, 2016
Royal Bank of Scotland is to pay $1.1bn (€979m) to a US regulator to settle two claims over mis-sold mortgage bonds in the run-up to the financial crisis.
Wed, 28 Sep, 2016
Tue, 23 Aug, 2016
The UK’s premier index briefly reached a 13-month high thanks to surging oil prices and a strong rally from blue-chip banking stocks.
Tue, 09 Aug, 2016
Royal Bank of Scotland has reported a £2.04bn (€2.42bn) loss for the first half of the year after taking into account £1.3bn (€1.54bn) worth of PPI and other legal costs.
Fri, 05 Aug, 2016