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03rd – 05th July

ISME featured in the media


RTE Radio 1, 03/07/19
ISME CEO Neil McDonnell discussed The Living Wage with Today with Sean O’Rourke on RTE Radio 1.
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The Irish Examiner, 03/07/19
Problem of high rents won’t be solved by raising wages, says ISME
High rents are making it so difficult for employers to get staff that some companies are renting properties themselves and then letting them in turn at sub-market process to employees according to the chief executive of the Irish Society for Small and Medium Enterprises (ISME).
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Today FM, 03/07/19
ISME CEO Neil McDonnell discussed a new report that the living wage should be set at €12.30 an hour, with The Last Word with Matt Cooper on Today FM.
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Insurance reform in the media


The Independent, 04/07/19
Minister hopes new insurance reform guidelines will be in place ‘within the calendar year’
The Alliance for Insurance Reform is calling on the judiciary to speedily implement new legislation which would reset the guidelines around the level of personal injury awards.
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RTE, 04/07/19
Injury awards driving up insurance prices – insurers
Insurance premiums will fall if the cost of claims in Ireland falls, insurance companies have been telling the Oireachtas Finance committee.
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The Irish Examiner, 05/07/19
‘People are being fleeced and gouged,’ insurance companies told as they deny ripping off consumers and businesses
Leading insurance companies have denied ripping off consumers and businesses by making big profits.
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The Irish Times, 05/07/19
Insurance group calls for quick implementation of personal injury legislation
Under the Bill, which passed in the Dáil on Thursday, guidelines will be developed by a new committee which will advise a new judicial council, all of which has yet to be established.
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