Ulster Bank branches to remain open until 6pm today

first_img Opening hours at 80 Ulster Bank branches will be extended until 6pm today, in a bid to get through a backlog of transactions caused by a technical malfunction.The glitch in the bank’s IT system emerged last week and is said to have affected payment services for over 100-thousand customers.Ulster Bank has assured customers that they will not end up out of pocket – but admits it could take until the end of the week to clear the backlog.In a statement last night, the Bank said it’s working around the clock to resolve a number of minor issues – linked to the malfunction – which still need to be resolved.CEO of RBS Corporate Banking including Ulster Bank, Chris Sullivan, says the priority is to get things back on track for customers, but the fault will be investigated:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/rw06su1.mp3[/podcast] Twitter By News Highland – June 25, 2012 Pinterest Pinterest Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Facebook Facebook Google+ WhatsApp LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton center_img Ulster Bank branches to remain open until 6pm today WhatsApp Previous articleIFA want Agriculture Minister to secure 50% advance in Single Farm PaymentNext articleArdara fails in attempt to be crowned best place to live in Ireland News Highland Google+ News RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Twitter Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad alsolast_img read more