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    State action on Covid19-related business interruption claims ‘invisible’

    Alliance echoes call of lone horseman for ‘complete reform of insurance’ State action on Covid19-related business interruption claims ‘invisible’   As horseman Sean Kilkenny continues his insurance protest trek from County Clare to Leinster House with his coach and horses, the Alliance for Insurance Reform has expressed intense frustration at ongoing delays in action on insurance.     Linda Murray, Director of […]
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    Our City, Our Future 

    Learning from International Experience Webinar   Cork City Council has started the process of preparation of the City Development Plan.  A vitally important document that will form the backbone of  the near future of Cork City. The first phase of consultation is open until 21st August. To get some international expertise on the subject of city […]
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    Cork-based M&P O’ Sullivan acquires Assets of Brennan’s Caterworld

    Cork-based food wholesale business M&P O’Sullivan Ltd. (M&P) has acquired Brennan’s Caterworld assets & trading names, which went into liquidation last month. The undisclosed deal, which merges the trade of two of Cork’s oldest companies, will see the catering supplies business added to M&P’s wholesale portfolio, which also includes Homestead, White Hat and Red Abbey, […]
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    Update on Payments Awarded for Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment and Enhanced Illness Benefit

    From Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection Published at: 13 July 2020 Last updated 13 July 2020 In order to ensure that their claim is processed correctly, workers who are returning to work must close their claim for the PUP payment on the actual date that they start back at work. Continued Eligibility to […]


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One of the key benefits of CBA Membership is providing all member businesses and organisations with a representative body which can liase with key decision makers in Cork, and who can lobby effectively on behalf of members, providing a much stronger voice than an individual organization could generally hope to achieve.

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