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# jim-brown - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Hoping for a mortgage rate cut from one of these banks? Sorry, not happening

They’re not giving much away, this mob.

# jim-brown - Friday 14 November, 2014

Two-thirds of first home buyers would not meet new Central Bank rules: Ulster Bank

The bank’s boss is not a fan of buyers having to save a 20% deposit.

# jim-brown - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Why does Ulster Bank charge Irish customers much higher mortgage rates than those in NI?

The bank’s boss has been accused of “screwing” customers to pay for its bad decisions.

# jim-brown - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Watch: "It's all gone mad" - 8 moments from this week's 'grilling' of the bankers

The bankers were given targets to tackle the mortgage crisis, but no-one was happy with the measures they took to reach them…

# jim-brown - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Ulster Bank CEO: ‘It costs money to live in a house’… TDs: ‘We know’…

Members of the Oireachtas Finance Committee took exception to Jim Brown’s repeated assertion this afternoon that “there is a cost to living in a home”.

Ulster Bank says its customer deposits are up 12 per cent since IT meltdown

The bank’s CEO is insisting such a problem won’t happen again as the “root causes” have been fixed.

Ulster Bank began legal action in 4,124 arrears cases between March and June

Jim Brown is the latest bank boss to appear before the Oireachtas Finance Committee to be grilled on how lenders are addressing the mortgage arrears crisis.

LIVE: Ulster Bank chief Jim Brown faces Finance Committee

TDs and Senators are grilling the bankers on mortgage arrears and other issues this week. It’s Ulster Bank’s turn this afternoon.

# jim-brown - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Mixed reaction from customers to Ulster Bank deal

Did the technical glitch affect you? Are you happy with the compensation package?

# jim-brown - Friday 31 August, 2012

Ulster Bank compensation: the details

Many customers have already received a €25 payment as part of a wider restitution package.

Ulster Bank compensation scheme expected today

Details of the package will be announced later today, according to reports.

# jim-brown - Monday 16 July, 2012

In full: Ulster Bank's letter to customers

CEO Jim Brown has written to all customers to say that reconciliations to accounts will continue over the coming weeks.

Ulster Bank: now showing account balances

But they may not be accurate yet.

# jim-brown - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Ulster Bank debacle: how are you doing now? Readers' React This post contains images

Ulster Bank debacle: how are you doing now?

Many of our readers, plus some folk on Twitter, have been relating their experiences. Here are just some of them.

# jim-brown - Friday 6 July, 2012

More Ulster Bank branches to open this weekend

The bank will open further high street outlets as customers continue to face problems accessing their money.

# jim-brown - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Ulster Bank boss says he will give up bonus

The change of heart came just hours after he had repeatedly refused to discuss giving up his bonus earlier today.

The Evening Fix: Thursday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

LIVEBLOG: Ulster Bank CEO refuses to give up his bonus

The Ulster Bank CEO is answering questions from TDs and Senators about the ongoing technical problems at the bank. Follow the action here.

Ulster Bank chiefs set to be grilled by Oireachtas committee

The bank has refused to say if its CEO will appear before the committee.

# jim-brown - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Ulster Bank: significant delays expected next week but normal service by 16 July

Ulster Bank’s parent group believes the technical issues will be fixed for the vast majority of customers by July 16.