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How GDPR will impact on call recording

One of the most important updates to data protection regulation is coming into force in the next few weeks. On 25th May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC. It’s designed to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe, to protect and empower all EU citizens data privacy and to reshape the way organizations across the region approach... [Continue reading]

Debt Collection Ireland Regulation

There have been renewed calls recently by the Free Legal Advice Centre (FLAC) and the Irish Institute of Credit Management (IICM) for debt collectors and debt collection agencies in Ireland to be licensed. According to FLAC and IICM, there have been reports that some debt collectors in Ireland have used intimidatory and unscrupulous practices in the pursuit of debtors and, in their view, regulation... [Continue reading]

Small Claims Court Ireland – Online Claim

We previously wrote about the failings of the Small Claims procedure when it comes to business to business debts. However, for individuals who have an eligible claim for under €2,000, there is a new online facility for making a Small Claims application online. Small Claims Court Ireland Online Before you rush off to sue every Tom, Dick and Harry, take note that only the following types of claim are... [Continue reading]

Using the Small Claims Court In Ireland to Collect Business Debts

With great fanfare, the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Mr. Dermot Ahern, T.D., recently announced new Court Rules to extend the current remit of the Irish Small Claims procedure to include certain business claims. Introducing the new Small Claims procedure Minister Ahern said “The new rules will facilitate claims from a business against another business in respect of goods or... [Continue reading]

Credit Control Tips (Part 2)

Having an effective credit control mechanism is now more important than ever. A recent study by the Small Firms Association found that over 60% of small firms have had to resort to other forms of finance due to the adverse impact on cash flow caused by late payers. The study also found that invoices issued by small Irish firms are now taking, on average, 66 days to get paid. Late payment problems aren’t... [Continue reading]

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