A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banking Group (CYBG) — which is headed up by former AIB CEO David Duffy — has laid out plans to challenge Britain’s big banks, betting that a re-brand as Virgin Money and growth in business banking will help it to shake up the market.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
Music mogul he may be but my fascination with Pharrell Williams has a lot more to do with the fact that he appears not to have aged at all.
Tue, 04 Jun, 2019
UK retail banking customers enjoy the benefits of a highly competitive market which has seen aggressive pressures on mortgage pricing, personal loan pricing, and savings rates.
Mon, 20 May, 2019
Is there anything Darren Kennedy can’t do? The stylist-turned-TV presenter-turned- dancer is now a beauty guru too, writes.
Fri, 22 Mar, 2019
Over 4,000 were lost to strikes during 2018.
Mon, 25 Feb, 2019
Tapping funding, Schull firm Modern Botany is planning a prosperous new year, writes
Mon, 17 Dec, 2018
AIB fared relatively better than its main rival Bank of Ireland in so-called stress tests conducted on large European banks by regulators, but the outlook for their shares will likely remain clouded for some time.
Sat, 03 Nov, 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
Wellness and Health coach Alison Canavan explains how small steady change is the key to long-term health success 8 weeks to a new you.
Fri, 29 Dec, 2017
Sterling went on a roller-coaster yesterday falling back sharply as high hopes for a Brexit deal were dashed, while US and European shares surged following the US Senate weekend vote to approve president Donald Trump’s tax-cutting bill.
Tue, 05 Dec, 2017
The country’s financial institutions are getting a good kicking — perhaps deservedly so.
Mon, 30 Oct, 2017
Lloyds Banking Group has unveiled a hefty rise in third quarter profits as chief executive Antonio Horta-Osorio struck a bullish tone on the state of Britain's economy.
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017
A multimillion-pound case brought by Lloyds shareholders over the acquisition of HBOS is "fundamentally flawed at every level", the High Court in England has heard.
Thu, 19 Oct, 2017
European stocks yesterday fell as Thursday’s terror attack in Barcelona weighed on investor sentiment, the Ftse 100 coming under pressure from falls among consumer giants, financials, and airline stocks.
Sat, 19 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
Lloyds Banking Group is on course to miss a self-imposed June deadline to make compensation offers to victims of the HBOS fraud scandal.
Tue, 27 Jun, 2017
Lloyds Bank said the UK had sold its last remaining stake in the bank, making the lender the first to re-emerge from British state ownership in a symbolic step for the country’s recovering banking sector.
Thu, 18 May, 2017
Adults who haven’t had their blood pressure checked in the past year are being urged to do so now as part of a global initiative to screen 25m people in a single month.
Mon, 15 May, 2017
Marks & Spencer has pulled its adverts from Google following concerns that they were appearing alongside extremist content.
Mon, 20 Mar, 2017
The Government is on course to sell up to €3bn worth of shares in AIB in late May — providing that the outcome of looming French election does not disturb banking markets.
Thu, 16 Mar, 2017
The British government said yesterday it has further reduced its stake in Lloyds Banking Group, a day after the bank posted its highest profit since before the 2007 to 2009 global financial crisis.
Fri, 24 Feb, 2017
Tue, 24 Jan, 2017
Theresa May insisted she valued the contribution that banks make to Britain’s economy, even as they signalled they were packing their bags in response to Brexit.
Fri, 20 Jan, 2017
The British Government has reduced its stake in Lloyds Banking Group to less than 6%, meaning the British taxpayer is no longer the group's largest shareholder and takes the lender one step closer to being returned to private hands.
Mon, 09 Jan, 2017
Lloyds Banking Group is reportedly planning to set up a subsidiary in Europe to maintain access to the EU's single market after Brexit.
Wed, 28 Dec, 2016
A huge downward revision by the UK government of its bailed-out banks has once again put a spotlight on the over-valuation of AIB and other banks here on the State’s books.
Fri, 25 Nov, 2016
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Thu, 27 Oct, 2016
Mon, 24 Oct, 2016
Lloyds is cutting 1,230 jobs in its group operations in the UK, retail, marketing and finance divisions as part of previously announced three-year strategy.
Wed, 12 Oct, 2016
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Thu, 25 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
Lloyds Banking Group said it would step up its cost-cutting plans to help to offset a more testing economic environment caused by Britain’s vote to quit the EU.
Fri, 29 Jul, 2016
Lloyds Banking Group is cutting 3,000 jobs and shutting 200 branches as the lender braces itself for a cut in interest rates following Britain's decision to quit the European Union.
Thu, 28 Jul, 2016
The company operating Lloyds pharmacies here has brought a legal challenge to new regulations governing the display of non-prescription medicines which may only be sold in pharmacies.
Tue, 12 Jul, 2016
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Lloyds Banking Group are the two major UK lenders most exposed to the commercial real estate market, which poses a risk for banks after asset managers froze withdrawals from property funds, according to analysts.
Thu, 07 Jul, 2016
Lloyds Banking Group, Britain’s largest mortgage lender, will eliminate about 640 jobs and close 23 branches as part of a cost-cutting programme that started in October 2014.
Thu, 30 Jun, 2016
Given a second chance to get tough on banks, the UK antitrust regulator outlined a cap on fees on customers who spend more than they have in their current accounts, a proposal criticised as too little, too late by consumer groups.
Wed, 18 May, 2016
Lloyds Banking Group has insisted it delivered a "robust" performance in the first three months of the year despite posting falling profits.
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016
The UK’s top banks are set for one of their worst first-quarter earnings seasons since the financial crisis, adding to their struggle to win over investors against a backdrop of misconduct charges, a weak economic outlook and uncertainty over Brexit.
Tue, 26 Apr, 2016
Support in London’s financial sector for UK membership of the EU is “shallow” and leading bankers say privately that they do not expect Brexit would do any damage to London’s position as the world’s top financial centre, Boris Johnson has claimed.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2016