Triodos Bank is expected to benefit significantly from the social outcry that followed last week’s steep salary increases at ING and ABN Amro. a thousand new customers signed up with the bank last weekend, which is around five times the norm, a spokesman for Triodos told broadcaster NOS.
ING wants to give CEO Ralph Hamers a wage increase of more than 28 percent, NRC reports based on the annual report ING published today. If the supervisory board approves this wage increase, his salary will increase from 1.27 million last year to 1.63 million in 2015.
More and more employers are embracing finger scanning technology, a report by Tempo-Team recruitment agency suggests. Deployment of such scan systems allows employers to more precisely track departure and arrival times of their employees, but not without a downside.
Rabobank is lowering its savings interest rates to 0.9 percent next week. With this Rabobank is the first large Dutch bank to drop its savings interest below 1 percent, De Telegraaf reports.
Housing prices are expected to remain constant, or increase only slightly, in a substantial part of the Netherlands. The conclusion was reached by economists at the ING Group in their investigation into the Dutch housing market, the researchers told broadcaster NOS.
ING is the first bank in the Netherlands to introduce fingerprint recognition in the Mobile Banking App. This new addition is available from today for ING customers who have the latest iOS devices that are equipped with Touch ID.
The Belgian police have arrested three suspects in connection with the ING ATM bombing in the Moerwijk shopping center in Breda Monday morning and the subsequent shootout with police in Belgium. According to the police, a great deal of damage was done to the building where the cash machine was located, but the perpetrators did not make off with any money.
A manhunt is underway in Oud-Turnhout in Belgium. The police are looking for heavily armed criminals who committed an ATM bombing on an ING Bank in the Moerwijk shopping center in Breda, Omroep Brabant reports. It is not clear whether the perpetrators managed to get away with any money.
The Belgian police confirmed that the perpetrators fled to Belgium after the bombing and fired shots at the police with a Kalashnikov during there flight. They would not give the newspaper any further details. Belgian media reports that there are two perpetrators.
The Netherlands-based chip maker Gemalto has been hacked by the United States secret service NSA and the British GCHQ, De Telegraaf reports. This is according to a report by The Intercept based on documents received by NSA whistle blower Edward Snowden.
Dutch banks are working on apps that will enable contactless payment via a smartphone. According to the AD, everyone will have the choice between paying with a debit card or via a smartphone within a year.
The traditional bank branch will disappear altogether. Banks will probably keep 20 to 30 offices, but these will have a very different character than the current branches.
According to CNV Vakmensen, money transport company Brinks has not responded on an ultimatum from the unions. Actions will start on Saturday and ATM's will not be refilled by Brinks employees, says CNV director Peter de Ridder.
Citizens of the Netherlands have to deal with the most online banking failures in the world. Customers of ING suffered most often from a failure in the last year.
With the holiday season looming, Dutch bank ING has conducted a public survey and established that over half of the Dutch intends on spending less on Sinterklaas gifts this ye
ING announced on Tuesday that it will cut approximately 1,700 jobs in the Netherlands within the next three years. The financial group wants to focus more on the digitization of its banking activities.
The Netherlands will pay the European Commission's additional tax of 642.7 million euro by the end of this year. This is written in the Autumn Memorandum which Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem of Finance sent to the Chamber last week.
As promised earlier this week, ING today made the final repayment of 1,025 billion euro of State Support.
The Dutch investments in the nuclear industry have fallen with about 40 percent this year. Banks, pensions and insurers invested 1.4 billion dollar less in the production of nuclear weapons.
ING announced today that they will repay the remaining 1.025 billion euro in State support on Friday.
ING employees will no longer receive a discount when they take out a new mortgage loan with the bank.
Six of the top ten insurance groups in the Netherlands have made major improvements in terms of sustainable investments in the last half year.
The customers of ABN Amro and Rabbobank will pay more in banking fees next year. The fees for these two banks increase by an average of 5 percent.
On Sunday, following the results of the banking examination of the European Central Bank (ECB), ING announced that they will pay off their state aid this year still.