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Do your ‘cookies’ jar with new legislation

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87 % of Irish businesses unaware of October 6th GDPR deadline

With the October 6th deadline just days away for ‘cookie’ GDPR compliance – a survey* has revealed that 87 per cent of Irish businesses are not aware of the looming cut-off date. Read more

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Happy Workplaces Conference 2020

LEADING international industry experts will share tips on designing and creating a happy workforce as part of this year’s unmissable Happy Workplaces Conference, an online, completely interactive event which runs on Thursday, October 1. Read more

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STAY SAFE WITH CLICK AND COLLECT

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Online store creates new jobs for pet retailer

Responding to the needs of its customers in the new landscape of retail, Petmania Ireland has introduced a number of safety features to offer its customers flexibility and choices when picking up their essential pet-care and nutritional supplies.

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Rise in BIN fraud costs Irish online retailers 

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Increase in Bank Identification Number (BIN) credit card attacks on Irish retail sites

There has been a notable increase in BIN (Bank Identification Number) attacks on Irish ecommerce websites. The ‘charge back’ fees arising from these attacks, which can run into thousands of euro, are the responsibility of the retailer and will be passed directly to them.  Read more

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School spells separation-anxiety for pets | Soothing Pet Products for Panicked Pets

A return to school spells separation-anxiety for pets. The family dog has enjoyed six-months of non-stop affection and uninterrupted access to their humans. As schools reopen this week and many parents return to the workplace – how can we help our pets manage the change of routine? Read more

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Kilkenny’s Medispa Honoured with All Star Business Award

Kilkenny’s laser and skincare specialists, Mint Medispa has received a massive boost as it receives All Star accreditation in 2020. Mint Medispa by Pembroke Kilkenny, located in the heart of the city has been honoured with a prestigious award proving that All-stars are not just for the GAA in Kilkenny.
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Taoiseach, Micheál Martin officially launches Emergency Card Scheme for Family Carers Ireland

Today, Monday 31st August, The Taoiseach formally launched Family Carers Ireland’s Emergency Card Scheme. Family Carers Ireland (FCI), in partnership with An Garda Siochana, the National Ambulance Service Community First Responder Schemes, The Irish Red Cross and The Order of Malta has developed a new Emergency Card Scheme for family carers.

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Free Local Puppy Care Classes for New Pet-Parents

Puppy boom in Ireland during Pandemic

The covid-19 pandemic has seen a soar in the demand for an extra family member in Irish households. The pandemic has surpassed Christmas as a time to get new pets and hundreds of local families have introduce a new furry friend. Have some pet-owners taken on a bit more than they can chew?   Read more

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Pet-Experts Advise Owners as Dognapping Sweeps Ireland

Terrified pet-owners across the country are on edge as news of a national dognapping issue spreads throughout Ireland. The lockdown created huge demand for pet dogs. Whilst many rescue shelters and professional breeders were unavoidably closed down, some less reputable sources have emerged. With demand at an all-time high, the sale of dogs has become a very lucrative business leading to the current spate of stolen pets.  Read more

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Irish online businesses may face substantial fines for non-compliance with GDPR

Sligo company warns businesses as compliance deadline looms

In April this year, the Irish Data Protection Commission released updated guidance on cookie compliance* for Irish websites.  Dave McEvoy of Sligo based digital company, Dmac Media, is warning businesses that they may not be compliant and time is running out. Read more