Irish banks want special servicers to chase bad loans

Irish banks want special servicers to chase bad loans

While the official line coming out of Ireland's banks is that there's an across the board recruitment freeze, it seems they may be making a few under the…

Regulation could boost Ireland’s funds industry

Regulation could boost Ireland’s funds industry

Ireland has ambitions to expand its role within the fund administration sector, and believes its reputation as a regulated funds centre will give it an advantage. However, jobs…

Insurance keeps on recruiting

Insurance keeps on recruiting

It might not be the most exciting area of financial services, but in a rare piece of good news, the insurance sector in Ireland is still offering ample…

Anglo halves staff costs

Anglo halves staff costs

Considering the fact that Anglo Irish Bank has just posted a pre-tax loss of €4.1bn for the last six-month period, it's not surprisingly focusing on cost-cutting. Employee numbers…

Irish job vacancies fall by 70%

Irish job vacancies fall by 70%

Proof, as if it were needed, of just how dire the jobs market is at the moment has been provided by a new employment monitor, which shows that…

$200k to work for Goldman Sachs in Ireland?

$200k to work for Goldman Sachs in Ireland?

Goldman Sachs Bank (Europe), the Dublin-based deposit taking and hedge fund admin arm of the US giant, has had a very good 2008 indeed. And, it seems, it…

Is the worst over for Irish FS recruitment firms?

Is the worst over for Irish FS recruitment firms?

Most recruitment firms focusing on the financial services sector have gone from feast to famine over the last year, with the previously buoyant funds industry grinding to a…

Nama to hire team of tax specialists

Nama to hire team of tax specialists

The National Asset Management Association (Nama) in Ireland is set to hire a team of tax specialists as it gears up to buy domestic banks' bad loans. The…

Management accountants confident on job prospects

Management accountants confident on job prospects

Life's good if you're about to qualify as a management accountant in Ireland. According to new figures from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), 57% are expecting…

ACC Bank cuts 200 staff

ACC Bank cuts 200 staff

After last month's announcement, it seemed obvious that ACC Bank was about to trim its workforce, but the 200 jobs to be axed is a particularly deep cut…

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