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Bank of America forced to merge its billion-dollar Dublin and London arms due to 'Brexit fallout'
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Bank of America forced to merge its billion-dollar Dublin and London arms due to 'Brexit fallout'

Jul 16th 2018, 5:15 PM 1,204 Views 0 Comments

The investment giant has applied for permission from the High Court to combine the UK and Irish businesses.

One 'Big Four' firm is taking on 500 new staff - and more than half will be graduates
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# The Eys Have It

One 'Big Four' firm is taking on 500 new staff - and more than half will be graduates

Jul 12th 2018, 6:01 AM 19,311 Views 13 Comments

EY is hiring for its offices across the country as its fee income climbs.

One 'Big Four' firm is taking on 500 new staff - and more than half will be graduates
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One 'Big Four' firm is taking on 500 new staff - and more than half will be graduates

Jul 12th 2018, 2:00 AM 2,780 Views 0 Comments

EY is hiring for its offices across the country as its fee income climbs.

‘You need to sit in an office and go through some crappy jobs before you can run a business’
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# Insights And Opinion

‘You need to sit in an office and go through some crappy jobs before you can run a business’

Jul 5th 2018, 2:14 PM 880 Views 0 Comments

After years fixing problem projects for funds industry giants, Kevin Deasy decided to launch his own startup.

Dublin-based student lender Future Finance was forced to repay €2m for breaching credit laws
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Dublin-based student lender Future Finance was forced to repay €2m for breaching credit laws

Jul 5th 2018, 9:29 AM 671 Views 0 Comments

The fintech company was over €20m in the red last year.

‘You need to sit in an office and go through some crappy jobs before you can run a business’
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‘You need to sit in an office and go through some crappy jobs before you can run a business’

Jun 29th 2018, 3:01 PM 1,706 Views 0 Comments

After years fixing problem projects for funds industry giants, Kevin Deasy decided to launch his own startup.

The CEO of the Irish Stock Exchange has stepped down months after a multimillion-euro takeover
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The CEO of the Irish Stock Exchange has stepped down months after a multimillion-euro takeover

Jun 28th 2018, 10:15 AM 577 Views 0 Comments

The group was bought by Netherlands-headquartered Euronext earlier this year.

Mobile-only Starling Bank is prepping Ireland for its first launch into the eurozone
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# Startups And Tech

Mobile-only Starling Bank is prepping Ireland for its first launch into the eurozone

Jun 21st 2018, 2:30 PM 2,652 Views 2 Comments

The UK challenger bank – set up by a former AIB exec – plans to open an office here by end of the year.

The financial watchdog will start forcing banks to disclose cheaper mortgage rates
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The financial watchdog will start forcing banks to disclose cheaper mortgage rates

Jun 20th 2018, 11:32 AM 192 Views 0 Comments

New Central Bank rules aim to encourage consumers to shop around for better deals.

Former Anglo boss David Drumm has been handed a six-year jail term
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Former Anglo boss David Drumm has been handed a six-year jail term

Jun 20th 2018, 7:37 AM 341 Views 0 Comments

The sentencing comes after one of the longest trials in the history of the State.

Mobile-only Starling Bank is prepping Ireland for its first launch into the eurozone
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Mobile-only Starling Bank is prepping Ireland for its first launch into the eurozone

Jun 16th 2018, 6:00 AM 2,048 Views 0 Comments

The UK challenger bank – set up by a former AIB exec – plans to open an office here by end of the year.

The Collison brothers' Stripe is bulking up its Dublin office to get closer to Europe
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The Collison brothers' Stripe is bulking up its Dublin office to get closer to Europe

Jun 15th 2018, 1:00 AM 1,204 Views 0 Comments

The $9.2 billion payments company has been expanding its local engineering team.

Payments firm Circle is applying for an Irish licence to protect itself from Brexit
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Payments firm Circle is applying for an Irish licence to protect itself from Brexit

Jun 14th 2018, 1:00 AM 837 Views 0 Comments

The company has applied for e-money authorisation to ensure continued European operations.

Former Anglo boss David Drumm has been found guilty
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Former Anglo boss David Drumm has been found guilty

Jun 6th 2018, 6:08 PM 546 Views 0 Comments

The trial of the ex-Anglo CEO has been one of the longest-running in the history of the State.

'Worst come to worst, I'd have stood on the street to find work so I could provide for my family'
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# Taxgo

'Worst come to worst, I'd have stood on the street to find work so I could provide for my family'

May 17th 2018, 10:37 AM 832 Views 0 Comments

After losing his accountancy job, Emeka Ikwukeme tried to find a job but ended up as his own boss.

One of the world's largest law firms is opening a post-Brexit office in Dublin
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# Dla Piper

One of the world's largest law firms is opening a post-Brexit office in Dublin

May 17th 2018, 10:34 AM 1,266 Views 0 Comments

DLA Piper sees opportunities to expand by helping foreign companies in their moves to the capital.

One of the world's largest law firms is opening a post-Brexit office in Dublin
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One of the world's largest law firms is opening a post-Brexit office in Dublin

May 15th 2018, 10:59 AM 1,230 Views 0 Comments

DLA Piper sees opportunities to expand by helping foreign companies in their moves to the capital.

'Worst come to worst, I'd have stood on the street to find work so I could provide for my family'
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'Worst come to worst, I'd have stood on the street to find work so I could provide for my family'

May 11th 2018, 5:51 PM 3,176 Views 0 Comments

After losing his accountancy job, Emeka Ikwukeme tried to find a job but ended up as his own boss.

After luring some of Deloitte's top staff, this blockchain firm is setting up shop in Dublin
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# Consensys

After luring some of Deloitte's top staff, this blockchain firm is setting up shop in Dublin

May 10th 2018, 4:05 PM 874 Views 0 Comments

ConsenSys has hired senior staff from the big-four giant, including its EMEA blockchain boss.

There has been a sharp increase in the number of whistleblowers contacting the Central Bank
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# Speaking Out

There has been a sharp increase in the number of whistleblowers contacting the Central Bank

May 9th 2018, 10:05 PM 18,178 Views 12 Comments

Reports of wrongdoings in the financial sector nearly doubled last year.

There has been a sharp increase in the number of whistleblowers contacting the Central Bank
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There has been a sharp increase in the number of whistleblowers contacting the Central Bank

May 9th 2018, 5:01 PM 287 Views 0 Comments

Reports of wrongdoings in the financial sector nearly doubled last year.

Irish Life pays out €50k settlement after hiring a private detective to snoop on customers
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Irish Life pays out €50k settlement after hiring a private detective to snoop on customers

May 9th 2018, 3:11 PM 6,385 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin couple had already settled a €60,000 claim against the company.

Poll: Do you think a public banking model could threaten Ireland's elite lenders?
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Poll: Do you think a public banking model could threaten Ireland's elite lenders?

May 7th 2018, 3:09 PM 697 Views 0 Comments

AIB, Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank have a triopoly on lending to small Irish firms.

After luring some of Deloitte's top staff, this blockchain firm is setting up shop in Dublin
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# Startups And Tech

After luring some of Deloitte's top staff, this blockchain firm is setting up shop in Dublin

May 6th 2018, 2:00 PM 5,330 Views 0 Comments

ConsenSys has hired senior staff from the big-four giant, including its EMEA blockchain boss.

Following a soft launch, the UK’s latest fintech unicorn has bigger plans for Ireland this year
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Following a soft launch, the UK’s latest fintech unicorn has bigger plans for Ireland this year

May 5th 2018, 2:00 PM 1,128 Views 0 Comments

Digital banking startup Revolut is aiming to have 250,000 Irish users by the end of 2018.

Here's what small firms need to do to boost their chances of getting a loan approval
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Here's what small firms need to do to boost their chances of getting a loan approval

Apr 28th 2018, 2:00 PM 626 Views 0 Comments

SMEs often find the process frustrating.

Why this founder set up his fintech startup in Dundalk over London or the IFSC
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Why this founder set up his fintech startup in Dundalk over London or the IFSC

Apr 25th 2018, 6:01 PM 999 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile Gecko Governance.

Despite pumping millions into his latest idea, Colm Lyon is in no hurry to take over the world
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Despite pumping millions into his latest idea, Colm Lyon is in no hurry to take over the world

Apr 21st 2018, 2:01 PM 960 Views 0 Comments

The fintech founder who sold his first business for €115 million is slowly growing his next project.

What Lazio football club and Dublin Zoo can teach you about invoice fraud
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What Lazio football club and Dublin Zoo can teach you about invoice fraud

Apr 21st 2018, 12:00 PM 1,913 Views 0 Comments

Small and large companies have been targeted with this potentially catastrophic scam.

Paddy Power's former boss has been appointed chair of Bank of Ireland
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Paddy Power's former boss has been appointed chair of Bank of Ireland

Apr 13th 2018, 9:37 AM 466 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Kennedy will succeed Archie Kane, who retires in July.

A Dublin startup wants to help taxi drivers and freelancers get steady pay cheques
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# Trezeo

A Dublin startup wants to help taxi drivers and freelancers get steady pay cheques

Apr 12th 2018, 2:42 PM 2,315 Views 1 Comment

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile Trezeo.

Mastercard is going on a recruitment spree for tech staff in Dublin
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Mastercard is going on a recruitment spree for tech staff in Dublin

Apr 12th 2018, 1:00 AM 370 Views 0 Comments

The payments giant is planning to fill 175 new roles by 2020.

Irish Life workers are going on strike after their pension scheme was axed
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Irish Life workers are going on strike after their pension scheme was axed

Apr 10th 2018, 4:04 PM 545 Views 0 Comments

The company is switching to a cheaper defined contribution system.

A Dublin startup wants to help taxi drivers and freelancers get steady pay cheques
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# Startups And Tech

A Dublin startup wants to help taxi drivers and freelancers get steady pay cheques

Apr 5th 2018, 5:42 PM 1,656 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile Trezeo.

Banks can keep using crash-era losses to avoid tax so the State can 'get back its money'
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Banks can keep using crash-era losses to avoid tax so the State can 'get back its money'

Mar 28th 2018, 10:48 AM 653 Views 0 Comments

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has no plans to change the rules on ‘deferred tax assets’.

How to successfully sell your business in 10 steps
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How to successfully sell your business in 10 steps

Mar 24th 2018, 12:00 PM 988 Views 0 Comments

The culmination of a lifetime’s work, selling a company can be emotional – and time-consuming.

Meet the fintech exec who moved west for the hiking and ended up with a startup
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# Payslip

Meet the fintech exec who moved west for the hiking and ended up with a startup

Mar 22nd 2018, 4:05 PM 819 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile Payslip.

Meet the fintech exec who moved west for the hiking and ended up with a startup
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Meet the fintech exec who moved west for the hiking and ended up with a startup

Mar 15th 2018, 6:17 PM 2,971 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile Payslip.

Poll: Should banks be stopped from using crash-era losses to lower their tax bills?
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Poll: Should banks be stopped from using crash-era losses to lower their tax bills?

Mar 12th 2018, 5:18 PM 730 Views 0 Comments

A proposed policy change could have negative consequences for taxpayers.

AIB is lining up hefty share bonuses for senior staff to stop them leaving
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AIB is lining up hefty share bonuses for senior staff to stop them leaving

Mar 1st 2018, 3:00 PM 12,919 Views 59 Comments

The State-owned bank wants to give its executives deferred bonuses worth up to 100% of their salary.