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ISME CALLS FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Systematic flaws within the public liability must be addressed.
Arbitrary decisions are damaging industry.

ISME WELCOMES HIGH COURTS DECISION TO OVERTURN 40K IN DAMAGES

ISME, the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association today (February 17th), welcomed the High Court’s decision to overturn a Circuit Court ruling to award a hillwalker €40,000 from injuries sustained during a fall on the Wicklow Way. Commenting on today’s
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COST OF LIVING IMPACTING EMPLOYMENT NUMBERS

2nd February 2017, Cost of living needs to be addressed. Rents and transport increases worrying. The monthly Live Register figures released by the CSO today (2nd February) were cautiously welcomed by ISME. The Association says that 2017 provides an opportunity
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ISME WELCOMES ACTION PLAN FOR JOBS 2017

1st February, 2017 Supports for SMEs impacted by Brexit welcome. Focus must be on our competiveness and attractiveness for FDI. At the release of the Action Plan for Jobs 2017 (February 1st) ISME, the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association
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DECLINE IN CONSUMER CONFIDENCE IMPACTING RETAIL SALES

27th January, 2017 Brexit creating difficulties for retailers. Retailers need a greater online presence. With the release of the CSO retail sales figures for December today (27th January), ISME, the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association highlights its concern with
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ISME WELCOMES NEW RURAL INITIATIVE BY GOVERNMENT

23rd January 2017,  Rates alleviation scheme welcome. Our domestic economy is our future. ISME, the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association welcomed the Governments new Action Plan on Rural Development; ‘Realising our Rural Potential’. ISME has long advocated the potential
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Congratulations to ISME Member Codex who obtained ISO27001 Certification

Led by their IT manager, Olivia Daly, Codex had to review and update all its processes to ensure a secure exchange of information throughout the entire business, including all their digital platforms. They are proud to be one of the
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INFLATIONARY PRESSURES IMPACTING BUSINESS

19th January 2017. Government influenced cost account for 48% of CPI. 30% of members experiencing plus 6% increases in transport costs. At the release of the CSO inflation figures for December, today (19th January) ISME, the Irish Small & Medium
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IRELANDs BUSINESSES MUST PREPARE FOR A HARD BREXIT

18th January, 2017 Businesses, citizens and Government must be prepared for a hard Brexit SMEs must prepare for currency fluctuations. 52% of SMEs will be impacted negatively by Brexit. ISME in response to the Theresa Mays speech yesterday on its
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MOTOR INSURANCE REPORT FALLS SHORT OF WHAT IS REQUIRED

Report fails to meaningfully tackle the high cost of insurance. Concerns over self-regulated industries.  ISME, the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association in response to the Government’s Working Group Report on the cost of insurance, highlights some of its concerns
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