ISME calls for integration of the Taxation and Social Welfare systems
ISME calls for integration of the Taxation and Social Welfare systems
ISME has renewed calls for the integration of the taxation and social welfare system in a submission to the Commission on Taxation and Welfare. In its submission, ISME has highlighted how the taxation and social welfare system are inherently interlined...
ISME writes to the Taoiseach to call for strategic approach to the management of Covid
ISME writes to the Taoiseach to call for strategic approach to the management of Covid
ISME writes to the Taoiseach to call for strategic approach to the management of Covid following the reimposition of public health restrictions Dublin, 21st December 2021: The Irish SME Association (ISME) has written to the Taoiseach following the following the...
SME calls for responsible haulage protest
SME calls for responsible haulage protest
In response to the protest planned today by the Irish Truckers and Haulage Association, ISME is making the following requests: Do not block access to or egress from any PCR testing centre, vaccination centre or hospital. Bring someone in your...
ISME welcomes the Companies (Rescue Process for Small and Micro Companies) Act 2021
ISME welcomes the Companies (Rescue Process for Small and Micro Companies) Act 2021
ISME welcomes the commencement of the Companies (Rescue Process for Small and Micro Companies) Act 2021 The Irish SME Association (ISME) is delighted to welcome the commencement of the Companies (Rescue Process for Small and Micro Companies) Act 2021 on...
ISME expresses concern on lack of Covid-19 direction
ISME expresses concern on lack of Covid-19 direction
ISME has written to the Taoiseach to express its grave concern at the lack of direction in the management of Covid-19 case numbers, and the sudden announcement of new measures on Tuesday last, 16th November. While appreciating how serious the...
ISME welcomes Central Bank report on Motor Insurance
ISME welcomes Central Bank report on Motor Insurance
ISME today welcomes the publication of the Central Bank’s third report of the National Claims Information Database into private motor insurance. The report confirms a downward trend in the cost of motor insurance, falling 7% from 2019 to 2020. In...
ISME expresses concern to Justice Minister on personal injuries awards and public liability insurance
ISME expresses concern to Justice Minister on personal injuries awards and public liability insurance
5th November 2021 - ISME has written to the Justice Minister about a recent High Court personal injuries case in which a golf club was successfully sued by an apparently lapsed member. While acknowledging that the injury suffered by the...
ISME’s Budget 2022 Summary
ISME’s Budget 2022 Summary
12th October 2021: The Irish SME Association (ISME) has expressed its disappointment that the opportunity for major investments are overlooked in Budget 2022. However, ISME will continue to push its tax reform agenda in the future. The major priority in...
Lifting of suspension of employees right to claim redundancy
Lifting of suspension of employees right to claim redundancy
From 30th September the suspension of the right of employees to claim redundancy during lay off or short time as legislated for by the Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid 19) Act 2020, section 29 has been lifted. Prior to...
ISME calls for equality for private sector workers in pension reforms
ISME calls for equality for private sector workers in pension reforms
ISME CEO speaking ahead of Pensions Awareness Week 2021 Ahead of Pensions Awareness Week which starts today, the Irish SME Association (ISME) is calling on Government to treat private sector workers equally in any pension reforms. Pensions Awareness Week 2021...