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10th – 17th May


Insurance News Net, 10/05/19
Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association: Plan to Cut Whiplash Shot Down By Judges ISME is actually in agreement with the judiciary on the inappropriateness of an interim judicial council resetting the book of quantum, but for different reasons.
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Independent, 10/05/19
Major divorce reforms years away as pre-nup plan is parked
The body representing small and medium enterprises said it would be useful to have legal certainty around pre-nuptial agreements where business premises, employees or business equity is concerned.
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Independent, 11/05/19
Varadkar: Insurance premiums will fall if size of whiplash awards decrease
ISME, the body representing small and medium businesses, warned some firms are facing an existential crisis due to high insurance premiums.
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Independent, 12/05/19
Leo backs changes to insurance rules
Last week, ISME, the body representing small and medium businesses, warned some firms faced an existential crisis due to high premiums..
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Midlands 103, 15/05/19
ISME Meeting In Portlaoise This Morning To Fight ‘Insurance Crisis’
The Irish SME Association is holding a meeting in Portlaoise this morning to highlight the need for insurance reform.
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Independent, 16/05/19
Clampdown on unpaid overtime after major court ruling
An ISME spokesman said the requirement for working time to be recorded has been established in Irish employment legislation since 1997.
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Today with Sean O’Rourke, 16/05/19
Meeting In Portlaoise Of Business People Squeezed By Spiraling Insurance Costs
Evelyn O’Rourke reports from the ISME Insurance Reform Meeting in Portlaoise…
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South East Radio, 17/05/19
Shane Holohan from Taking Flight speaks to Alan about how the insurance crisis is threatening his business
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Dental practice must compensate receptionist for pregnancy discrimination
A woman hired to run the front desk of a nascent dental practice for children, but who was let go weeks after announcing her pregnancy, has been awarded €15,000 at the Workplace Relations Commission.
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Vindication for accountant let go following investigation
A former accountant of a global logistics company has been awarded €37,500 for her unfair dismissal which followed allegations of sexual harassment by her towards a male colleague.
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Department worker pursued gender claim over ‘convict’ remark
Against the advice of his trade union, an employee at a Government department has failed with his gender discrimination claim at the WRC, over a remark made by an interviewer – that he looked “like a convict”.
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