Electronic payments on the cards in Ireland? That’s no bad thing

Electronic payments on the cards in Ireland? That’s no bad thing

Jul 22, 2014

It’s no secret social protection budgets are struggling to cope with the increasing demands placed upon them. Tough economic times mean less money is being asked to go further and sadly, it is having an impact on front line services in Ireland. Child protection issues made the headlines last year and earlier this month concern...

Doting ‘pet parents’ could be set for lower insurance premiums

Doting ‘pet parents’ could be set for lower insurance premiums

Jul 21, 2014

Aquarium Software say lower insurance premiums could now be two shakes of a dog’s tail away, thanks to doting ‘pet parents’ pampering their pooches properly. According to the American Pet Products Association (APPA), pet owners are now spending more than $58billion a year on their animals and this growing number of so-called ‘...

Does size really matter when it comes to doing the business?

Does size really matter when it comes to doing the business?

Jul 11, 2014

I felt a recent national debate in the insurance sector hit the spot when it said a ‘fresh and innovative approach’ rewards collaborative and flexible firms, but not perhaps in the way that was intended. The implication from some quarters is clearly ‘small firms good; big firms bad’ when it comes to such laudable attributes as...