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# bonuses - Friday 23 August, 2019

From The42 'The more money going into the game, the more bonuses go up' Hedging

'The more money going into the game, the more bonuses go up'

The big unions hedge their risks when it comes to World Cup bonus pay-outs.

# bonuses - Monday 30 April, 2018

Paschal Donohoe: 'Our stance on bankers' pay has remained unchanged. This is the right thing to do'

I have initiated a review of bank remuneration policy, writes Paschal Donohoe.

# bonuses - Saturday 9 July, 2016

HSE says St John of God is breaching pay rules with CEO's €182,000 salary

St John of God considers John Pepper to be paid by private sources, so not subject to pay rules.

# bonuses - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

The Central Bank has paid out €230,000 in order to keep key staff, but says they're not bonuses

They say they’re designed to keep key staff.

# bonuses - Monday 13 July, 2015

Irish Water staff in talks over getting their bonuses back

Staff were told last November they wouldn’t be getting performance-related pay.

# bonuses - Saturday 4 July, 2015

Pat Rabbitte is VERY angry about RTÉ's water charges coverage Mad As Hell This post contains videos

Pat Rabbitte is VERY angry about RTÉ's water charges coverage

The former minister has previously described the broadcaster as a “recruiting sergeant” for the far left and Sinn Féin.

# bonuses - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Irish Water workers set to keep fighting for bonuses

A spokesperson for SIPTU confirmed on RTÉ today that the workers would be going to the Labour Relations Commission over unpaid bonuses.

# bonuses - Monday 15 June, 2015

Italy's World Cup squad has gone on strike over tournament bonuses

Training did not take place this morning in Villabassa after the disagreement.

# bonuses - Sunday 21 December, 2014

# bonuses - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Irish Water workers want their bonuses back

Staff at the semi-state body were told this afternoon that the bonus system is being scrapped for this year.

# bonuses - Sunday 2 November, 2014

'Things change': Labour TD defends her party's U-turn on water charges

Joanna Tuffy has criticised people who recently shared a statement she made against water charges in 2009.

# bonuses - Thursday 30 October, 2014

No extra 4% bonus for 'exceptional' Irish Water workers

Irish Water workers can still get a bonus of 2.75% to 15% of their salary.

# bonuses - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Water bills could be delayed as energy regulator looks at deadline

The Commission for Energy Regulation also stressed that call-out charges have not yet been finalised.

# bonuses - Monday 20 October, 2014

Richard Bruton says the government doesn't control Irish Water's bonus structure

Meanwhile, the company’s insisting that bonuses of up to 19 per cent of an employee’s pay are only given “in exceptional cases”.

# bonuses - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Irish Water: 'It's simply not a bonus culture'

Performance-related awards are not bonuses, an Irish Water spokesperson has said.

# bonuses - Friday 25 July, 2014

Banks 'fail' to identify risk of awarding bonuses for higher sales

The Central Bank has asked all firms to review their guidelines by the start of next year.

# bonuses - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Some top Irish executives get bonuses of 100% (with no pay cap)

A new salary guide published by professional recruitment agency Morgan McKinley also found that Dublin professionals get paid more that those in other parts.

# bonuses - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

'Sorry guys' - no bonuses for top bankers says Noonan

AIB have reportedly asked. And Michael Noonan has given an answer.

# bonuses - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Howlin says he has 'no role' over paying bonuses at semi-state companies

The government has no role in relation to bonus payments to staff at semi-states below CEO level, Brendan Howlin told the Dáil this morning, saying government expects boards to act responsibly.

# bonuses - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

'The bonus culture is back': Taoiseach faces more questions over Irish Water bonuses

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin raised the controversy at the new State utility in the Dáil this afternoon.

# bonuses - Thursday 16 January, 2014

'No decision yet' on extra water charges for families

Speaking during Leaders’ Questions this afternoon, the Tánaiste stated that charges will apply above the free allowance, but their nature has not yet been decided.

# bonuses - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Bankers bonuses set to be capped after European approval for limits

MEPs support a move that would limit bonuses to 100 per cent of salary from January of next year.

# bonuses - Thursday 28 February, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

Bankers to see their bonuses capped

Finance Minister Michael Noonan called the European decision a ‘hard won breakthrough’.

# bonuses - Thursday 26 July, 2012

'Culture of bonus as an entitlement' behind push for banker bonus legislation, says O'Dea

Former FF minister says proposals target higher-ranking bankers and their work performance.

# bonuses - Friday 9 March, 2012

Barclays boss has bonus cut - but still takes £6.3m package

Chief executive Bob Diamond was paid £6.3m (€7.5m) for 2011 – but had been originally meant to take a total of £9m (€10.7m).

# bonuses - Monday 20 February, 2012

Lloyds Bank to strip bankers of £1m in bonuses

The bank is to strip several existing and former senior bankers of more than $1 million in bonuses over their roles in mis-selling payment protection insurance.

# bonuses - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Public outcry over banker's €1 million bonus

The head of Royal Bank of Scotland is on a salary of £1.2 million (€1.4 million) and last year received a bonus worth around £2 million (€2.38 million).

# bonuses - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

British bankers may sue over bonuses - if they're 'too small'

British legal experts warn that bankers may not be willing to settle for low bonuses, despite the massive public backlash.

# bonuses - Saturday 20 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Catch up on the day’s news – as well as the bits and pieces in between you may have missed…

# bonuses - Monday 18 July, 2011

From The42 What does winning a Major championship mean for Clarke? Cha-ching!

What does winning a Major championship mean for Clarke?

If golf wasn’t such a wildly profitable way to spend one’s time, Padraig Harrington would still be an accountant and Darren Clarke a roguish international playboy. Wait a second…

# bonuses - Saturday 28 May, 2011

Senior NTMA and NAMA staff waived €850k bonuses for 2010

While some staff at the National Treasury Management Agency received bonuses, three major CEOs declined theirs.

# bonuses - Sunday 22 May, 2011

Ministers seek to crackdown on bonuses to semi-state chiefs - report

The Sunday Business Post reports that government ministers have or intend to make their views known to commercial state companies regarding bonus payments.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

In today’s 9 at 9: State funeral for Garret FitzGerald; final preparations for Obama; another volcanic eruption; elections in Spain; weak children; and the glory that was Leinster in Cardiff.

# bonuses - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

Column: Nick Leeson on why bankers' bonuses are a red herring

In his latest weekly column for, Nick Leeson writes that bankers’ bonuses awarded during the economic crisis are not contractual should be refunded – but warns against believing bonus culture itself is the whole problem.

# bonuses - Thursday 21 April, 2011

Bankers may be 'in breach of contracts': Shatter

The Justice Minister has described the multimillion euro retirement package given to former AIB MD Colm Doherty as “grossly immoral” – and said that bankers who run their institutions poorly should be considered to be “in breach of contract”.

# bonuses - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

White-collar crime 'stretches gardaí to the limit'

Statement was made at the annual conference for the association representing garda sergeants and inspectors, the AGSI, in Limerick yesterday afternoon.

# bonuses - Friday 4 March, 2011

Bank of Ireland paid staff €66m in bonuses since bank guarantee: Report

A damning report commissioned by the Department of Finance has unveiled a “catalogue of errors” by the bank – and reveals that a further €21m is marked for bonus-type this year.

# bonuses - Friday 17 December, 2010

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

Some of the week’s biggest stories – in pictures.

# bonuses - Wednesday 15 December, 2010

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: Ireland grapples with questions on the bailout, banks and bonuses for top civil servants.

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