ISME call on CSO to update insurance section on Form B
ISME call on CSO to update insurance section on Form B
PRESS RELEASE: ISME call on CSO to update The Annual Services Inquiry: Form B as soon as possible The current proposal from the CSO to survey insurance quotations makes no sense ISME does not understand the reported difficulties with the CSO gathering information...
Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns tells it as it is on Insurance cost
Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns tells it as it is on Insurance cost
PRESS RELEASE: PIAB held a conference in Croke Park today, 10th April, on ‘The Evolving Personal Injuries Landscape in Ireland’. Without doubt, the most interesting contribution came from Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns, Chairperson of the Personal Injuries Commission. In a...
ISME calls on Government to eradicate ‘Brexit-Proofing’ clauses from public tenders
ISME calls on Government to eradicate ‘Brexit-Proofing’ clauses from public tenders
PRESS RELEASE:  ISME has received a complaint from a member company about a 'Brexit-proofing' clause inserted in a Leitrim County Council request for quotation to fit-out vehicles with ' fire service operational equipment'  Even if such a clause were enforceable at law,...
ISME tells Finance Committee Insurance Reform has Stalled
ISME tells Finance Committee Insurance Reform has Stalled
ISME expresses its gratitude to the Committee on Finance,Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach for the consideration shown to them and the Alliance for Insurance Reform on 4th April. It was clear to us that many members of the Committee...
Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach
Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach
PRESS RELEASE: Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach - 4 April 2019 (PUBLICATION OF PR AND SUBMISSION EMBARGOED UNTIL 10.00AM 4TH APRIL) Please see our submission to the Finance Committee by clicking here.  ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ISME will...
Civil Liability (Capping of General Damages) Bill 2019
Civil Liability (Capping of General Damages) Bill 2019
PRESS RELEASE: 28th of March 2019   Senator Lawlor took his private member’s Civil Liability Bill 2019 to second stage in the Seanad today. However, ISME believe this bill will get nowhere fast. ISME welcomes the fact that Senator Anthony...
ISME is going West for Brexit Day
ISME is going West for Brexit Day
PRESS RELEASE: 20th March 2019 ISME, the Irish SME Association in partnership with Jobs.ie, have announced that the Association will host its next Roadshow in Oranore Co Galway on Brexit Day, the 29th of March. ISME’s next Roadshow will take...
New EU Competition Commissioner must tackle US Tech Giants
New EU Competition Commissioner must tackle US Tech Giants
  Dominance of US tech giants threatens European politics Fixation on corporation tax (which is not an EU competence) must end Musicians, artists, writers and film makers being impoverished by tech giants Facebook poses a threat to our media and...
ISME is on the road to Cork
ISME is on the road to Cork
ISME, the Irish SME Association in partnership with Jobs.ie has today (19th February) announced that the Association will host its next Roadshow in Cork. The National Roadshows provide an opportunity for businesses to network and enjoy talks and discussions from...
Business Confidence Plummets as Brexit Fears Weigh
Business Confidence Plummets as Brexit Fears Weigh
  Brexit worry climbs to highest point for SMEs at 37% Business Confidence drops from 1% to -4% 65% of businesses expect to increase wage rates of employees 77% of businesses report an increase to their motor insurance 81% reported...