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# kbc - Friday 24 April, 2020

Over half of Irish consumers say Covid-19 crisis will affect their household finances

That’s according to the latest KBC Consumer Index published today.

# kbc - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Court orders arrest of siblings over alleged failure to leave controversial Roscommon farm

Private security operatives were forced from the property by a group of masked men in 2018.

# kbc - Monday 24 February, 2020

AIB joins rival bank in cutting three and five year fixed mortgage rates

Last week, KBC dropped its fixed mortgage rates from 2.85% to 2.55%.

# kbc - Friday 14 February, 2020

KBC claims siblings are in contempt of court after failing to leave property at centre of controversial eviction

The High Court today heard the McGann family has not complied with a court order.

# kbc - Friday 15 November, 2019

Banks given 'free pass' by this government, SF Ard Fheis told

The Sinn Féin Ard Fheis kicked off in Derry today.

KBC boss apologises to the Irish public after he called the tracker mortgage scandal 'annoying'

“I would like to personally apologise to the Irish people.”

# kbc - Friday 11 October, 2019

Roscommon family in controversial eviction case given one month to leave home

The eviction gained national media attention last December.

# kbc - Thursday 10 October, 2019

KBC seeks fresh injunction to force family at centre of controversial Strokestown eviction to leave property

The eviction gained national media attention last December.

# kbc - Monday 7 October, 2019

Consumer sentiment drops to lowest level in almost 6 years as Brexit deadline looms KBC

Consumer sentiment drops to lowest level in almost 6 years as Brexit deadline looms

The KBC Consumer Sentiment Index has fallen to 75.3% in September from 77.2% in August.

# kbc - Saturday 14 September, 2019

KBC Bank admits it used time limit clause in 27 tracker complaints to Ombudsman

A number of banks, including KBC, reversed their decision to challenge the investigation of these complaints after a public rebuke by the ombudsman.

# kbc - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Paschal Donohoe met KBC to 'reassure' the bank of support after the Strokestown eviction

The bank was criticised for using private security agents to forcibly remove three siblings from their Roscommon home.

# kbc - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Salaries predicted to rise by 5% on average this year as employers forecast Irish jobs Brexit boost

Consumer sentiment was strong in January as spenders wait to see how Brexit will affect their pockets.

# kbc - Sunday 13 January, 2019

'History will judge this': Experts see little change in bank culture after scandals and protests

People who are working every day with customers in arrears say lenders are still refusing to cooperate in any significant way.

# kbc - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Union says KBC staff 'extremely upset and stressed' by recent incidents

KBC Ireland said it is taking additional measures to ensure the safety of its staff.

# kbc - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Christmas spending: We're not in 'panic mode' but Brexit is putting the brakes on plans to splash the cash

In the UK, consumer confidence registered the largest monthly decline in seventeen months in November.

# kbc - Monday 1 October, 2018

Irish consumer confidence falls sharply amid Brexit fears and increase in cost of bills

Consumer sentiment is at its lowest level since December 2016.

# kbc - Thursday 13 September, 2018

KBC says banks only have themselves to blame for losing business to digital upstarts

Well-funded fintech startups are lining up to poach customers from traditional banking firms.

# kbc - Thursday 6 September, 2018

No 'feel-good factor' as cautious Irish consumers feeling gloomier

Instead of consumers spending more, it’s more a matter of more consumers spending according to the KBC/ESRI sentiment index.

# kbc - Friday 10 August, 2018

KBC labelled 'sloppy' for hiring worker with prior conviction

The bank said that the case was an “isolated occurrence”.

# kbc - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Couple released from Garda custody after apologising for refusing to leave their Dublin home

KBC Bank obtained an order directing the couple to vacate their home in Balbriggan, Co Dublin.

# kbc - Monday 2 April, 2018

'It's a bit scary' - in the buildup to Brexit, cross-border mortgages are looking increasingly hard to come by

Those working in the North and living in the Republic have limited options at present when it comes to mortgage finance.

# kbc - Monday 26 February, 2018

Galway couple overcharged €1.23 million by KBC Bank on their mortgage

The couple were overcharged on mortgages for a number of investment properties.

# kbc - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Here's how many customers each of the main banks say they overcharged

Some of the banks have increased their numbers significantly.

# kbc - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

'We are crying out for help': A father's letter to the Taoiseach as he battles to keep family home

Karl O’Doherty had been advised by the Master of the High Court to write to Leo Varadkar.

# kbc - Thursday 16 November, 2017

After putting aside €4m last year to cover tracker scandal, KBC now says it'll cost €59m

KBC estimates up to 1,661 of its customers may have been impacted.

# kbc - Saturday 11 November, 2017

High Court Master lashes KBC and tells father in arrears to write to Taoiseach

Edmund Honohan: ‘What kind of a way is that for a bank to approach its customers?’

# kbc - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Tracker mortgage motion which will ban bonuses for bankers to be backed by government

Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath said the minister should give no approval for salary increases until redress is given.

# kbc - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Irish banks are at war over mortgage rates - which could be good for consumers

KBC has announced a new fixed mortgage rate offering.

# kbc - Sunday 20 August, 2017

# kbc - Saturday 18 February, 2017

"We're paying more in rent to a landlord than we would in a mortgage - that's just pointless"

Attendees at KBC’s ‘mortgage lounge’ in midweek don’t see any future in staying in Ireland’s rental market.

# kbc - Thursday 9 February, 2017

These are the reasons why KBC has decided not to leave Ireland

The bank also announced it will have a new focus on small business lending.

# kbc - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Why KBC is thinking of cashing out of Ireland - and why it's being tipped to stay

The lender’s 1,000 local staff are sweating on a decision tomorrow.

# kbc - Monday 9 January, 2017

KBC staff 'concerned for their jobs' as bank decides on its future in Ireland

The bank’s management will be deciding how to tackle the Irish market on the 9 February.

# kbc - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

You can now pay for things using your phone (but only if it's an Android)

Two banks, KBC and AIB, will be offering the service.

# kbc - Friday 25 November, 2016

Saying goodbye to 2016: What big changes will you make next year?

It’s been a tough one, so all hail 2017.

# kbc - Friday 4 November, 2016

QUIZ: Are You Ready To Move In With Your Other Half?

Bye bye flatmates, hello partner? Find out here.

# kbc - Friday 21 October, 2016

QUIZ: Are You Ready To Settle (Down)?

Are you looking for a change? Let’s see.

# kbc - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Essential home kit you should invest in when you're a grown-up

At some stage, the people who are happy to drink wine from a mug disappear from your life…

# kbc - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Students: Be productive and make the most of your breaks from college Change Generation This post contains videos

Students: Be productive and make the most of your breaks from college

It’s not all about binging on box-sets: this is the time to feather your CV for future employers.

# kbc - Monday 26 September, 2016

Decision time: How to decide on the career that's (hopefully) right for you

Choosing a career is one of the most important decision you will ever make – so don’t just fall into it.

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