Press & Media Coverage

18th-24th June

Union, business view on Budget 2019 to be heard by budgetary oversight committee Houses of the Oireachtas ISME submits its Pre-Budget submission to Minister of Finance Lucan, Ballyfermot, Clondalkin & Tallaght Echo Dáil to hear committee wishlists for Budget 2019
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11th-17th June

Irish SMEs Satisfied with Government Ballyfermot, Lucan and Ballyfermot Echo Cut taxes and hike spending says ISME Kerryman Employer group asks members to resign from ETB boards over governance concerns Irish Times ISME wants to withdraw from training board Irish Times

4th-10th June

ISME Medal Awarded to Patrick J Rigney of the Shed Distillery Leitrim Observer ISME makes Pre-Budget Submission Leitrim Observer Cut Taxes and hike Spending-ISME Kerryman    

21st-27th May

SMEs need instruction from Watchdog on GDPR Irish Examiner Opt in, Tune Out, Time’s Up Irish Times SMEs ‘need instruction’ from watchdog on GDPR Breaking news Builders have a long wait to get paid The Times Businesses being paid sooner
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14th-20th May

Confidence declines in the SME sector Tallaght, Ballyfermot, Lucan Echo Banks reasons for closing Blue Book dismissed as ‘arrogant nonsense’ The Times Central Bank told to provide more data on insurers Irish Independent Small Firms Losing Confidence Sligo Weekender  
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7th-13th May

Decline in the SME Confidence Sector Irish Examiner Majority of smaller firms have suffered rise in the cost of insurance premiums – Isme Irish Independent Confidence in the Irish SME sector declines Business World Confidence in the Irish SME sector
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30th April-May 6th

Finance Minister urged to ‘stand firm’ on public service pay demands Irish Independent Government must face down pay demands – employers’ body Irish Times Irish Insurance Costs ‘Crippling Retailers’ Ireland’s Forecourt & Convenience Retailer (Main) We must not repeat the
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23rd-29th April

Bring back insurance stats book, Bank told The Times  

16th-22nd April

Raising minimum wage did not cause job losses among low paid The Times Red Weather Alerts could force businesses to close in future Breaking news  

9th-15th April

Civil servants entitled to paid time off for marital breakdown RTE Pat Rigney to speak at ISME annual lunch Leitrim observer