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Manning & Co – Syndicated News, 19/08/19
Businesses Say Ireland is Running Out of Warehousing Space Amid Brexit Fears
Groups representing businesses have said Ireland is running out of warehousing space as retailers and manufacturers rush to stockpile amid growing fears of a no-deal Brexit on 31 October. New figures from Savills Estate Agents show warehouses in Dublin have reached over 96% capacity.
ISME CEO Neil McDonnell discussed the CCPC’s investigation into the insurance industry with Orlaith Carmody on The Michael Reade Show.
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The Irish Times, 20/08/19
Call for State to devise alternative ship routes to Europe
Industry groups seek logistical options as fears of no-deal Brexit and port delays grow. Pressure is building on the Government to advance plans for alternative shipping routes bypassing Britain to avoid severe delays at English Channel ports stemming from a possible no-deal Brexit.
The Irish Times, 20/08/19
More time and answers sought to cope with crash-out Brexit
Planning for a no-deal UK exit intesifies as EU bureaucrats return from summer break. EU bureaucrats swap their holiday novels for no-deal Brexit contingency papers this week as planning for a potentially messy UK departure begins (again) in earnest after the annual Brussels summer shutdown.
RTE News, 22/08/19
10% of Govt loan scheme accessed to deal with impact of Brexit
Just 10% of a Government loan scheme to help companies to deal with the impact of Brexit has been accessed. A number of schemes have been put in place to help companies cushion the impact of Britain leaving the EU. However, new figures show that take up in many cases had been slow.
Insurance reform in the media
The Irish Times, 19/08/19
Man renewing car insurance lost ‘any trust I had in AA as a broker’
An AA spokesman said the difference in two quotes is due to the level of cover provided. We recently got an interesting sequence of mails from Cork-based reader Piaras Mac Éinrí. “My AA annual quote has just arrived,” the first mail started. “Even by the standards of exorbitant Irish insurance rates it is something else …”
The Independent, 20/08/19
‘We weren’t at fault’ – hotel owner slams insurance companies for settling injury claims
A leading hotelier has slammed insurance companies for settling personal injury claims instead of fighting them in court. David Fitzgerald – general manager of Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel and Spa in Co Limerick – told how two recent claims against the hotel were settled for a total of €80,000.