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Greedy Plaintiffs: Wise-Up!
February 12, 2019
Court of Appeal stops the gallop of exaggerated claimants to higher courts Laws to ensure ‘equality of arms’ before the…
Share the Love with local Shops this Valentine’s Day
February 12, 2019
Irish consumers need to support retailers and local businesses Irish restaurants, florists, manufacturers, producers and retailers are significant employers Quality,…
ISME opposes 23% VAT on Food Supplements
February 1, 2019
Many health stores will close once purchases move online VAT will not accrue, due to online imports to Ireland Risk…
Insurance Industry must pursue costs against losing plaintiffs
January 31, 2019
Insurers must secure debt judgments against losing plaintiffs Failure to do this encourages bogus claims Registration of debt judgements is…
Government must change Import VAT rules
January 29, 2019
  Potential damage of import VAT must be mitigated Presently Irish importers have to pay 23% VAT at point of…
ISME is Going Local!
January 28, 2019
  Irish SME Association will host a series of Roadshows in 2019 Key opportunity for businesses to network locally First…
Demand for Credit High and Bank Charges Exacerbate
January 23, 2019
  SME demand for credit is at 30%. Loan refusal rates decrease from 29% to 12%. 14% waiting longer than…
Fiscal and taxation policies versus Environmental Sustainability
January 18, 2019
  Property taxation policy running counter to the SDGs Commercial rates penalise those businesses which develop and improve town-centre premises…
SMEs dissatisfied with Government throughout Q’3 18
January 14, 2019
ISME, the Irish SME Association published the results of its latest Government Satisfaction report today (14th January). SMEs overall satisfaction…
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