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Third annual RegTech 100 list announces the tech companies transforming compliance, risk management and cybersecurity

The world’s most innovative technology solution providers that address the challenges and opportunities of dealing with regulatory issues within financial services, were announced today by RegTech Analyst, a specialist research firm.

The RegTech (regulatory technology) industry has established itself as one of the most important sectors within financial technology after seeing tremendous growth in the past three years. Over $14bn has been invested in RegTech companies since 2016, as banks and other financial institutions grapple with the costs and complexities of regulatory requirements.

In line with this growth, this year’s process to identify the leading 100 companies in the sector was more competitive than ever. A panel of analysts and industry experts voted from a longlist of over 1,000 companies produced by RegTech Analyst. Fifty-three new companies entered the RegTech100 for 2020 and the finalists were recognized for their innovative use of technology to solve a significant industry problem, or to generate cost savings or efficiency improvements across the compliance function.

“Employing RegTech solutions to modernize the compliance function is now mission-critical for financial institutions globally” said Mariyan Dimitrov, head of research at RegTech Analyst. “And even though 51% of RegTech 100 companies are based within the UK or US, the spread of RegTech innovation has seen companies from another 23 countries make the list.”

A full list of the RegTech 100 including SEDICII is available at

Smovey Christmas 2019

Smovey's are a hand held vibration therapy tool that are used for a wide range of reason. We have clients that use them for weight loss, improve fitness, mobility, Arthritis, Inflammation, balance, coordination and of course to keep healthy.

So if you know someone who would benefit from using them then we are also giving a 5 week course (for our studio in Tramore) or 5 week exercise DVD completely FREE when you buy a set of smoveys from us between now and Christmas.

We also have gift vouchers available.

You can order on line at once your order is placed let us know which you'd prefer and also tell us if you would like it gift wrapped, alternatively you can message us through Facebook or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tramore Pro Shop Virtual Golf

We are delighted to announce the launch of our Indoor Golf Studio.

The studio is fitted with the latest Trackman 4, a radar device that precisely tracks the golf ball during flight and the club during the swing. All lessons in the studio include full Trackman and video analysis and students will receive a voiceover of the lesson sent to their personal locker on Alongside this we are very excited to offer, ‘Virtual Golf 2’, the world’s leading golf simulator experience.

Complete with 50+ courses, games and practice tests, it’s a fantastic, fun way to hone your game and play some of the world’s best courses from the comfort of the golf studio. It is open to reserve as a single player or as a group of 2 or more people, also perfect for group bookings, staff parties, corporate events etc.

Virtual Golf
Individual 45mins €30
Group (2-4) 60mins €60
Groups 5+ POA
*Christmas Voucher Special 3x 90mins €150 (save €30)! Call 051-386170/ 0858747400 to purchase.

Trackman Lessons
1 hour €50
4x 1 Hour €175
Pro Package €250
Distance Mapping €40

More details can be found on our Facebook page, Tramore Pro Shop & Golf Academy or on 085 8747400.

WSVR Santa ExpressNovember 30th to December 23rd

Take a trip on a real train to visit Santa. When you arrive at Kilmeadan Station you will board the train. The conductor will check your train tickets and give you red blankets to keep you nice and cosy on the journey. Christmas music will be playing.

When everyone is safely on board the train will set off on an exciting journey through the countryside along the banks of the River Suir and in to the Magic Wood where you will meet Mrs Claus and some friends. Mrs Claus will give the children magic dust to sprinkle on the lawn on Christmas night. The train journey lasts about 25 minutes.

You then return to the station, go through the Carriage shop to visit Santa as a family. Santa is in a cosy cottage outside the carriage. It snows outside Santa’s Cottage. The children will have a nice chat with Santa and get a good quality present. Photos are optional at €6.00

To entertain you at the station before or after your trip you can meet the Mayfield Birds of Prey – They have beautiful barn owls – Boo, Bobbins, Muffin, Peanut and Hiccup or you could meet Izzy the Bengal Eagle Owl or a magnificent Harris Hawk.

Hot chocolate, tea, coffee and snack will be available in the Carriage shop .

Ticket Prices
Adults – €8.00
Children – €16.00
Babies (under 12 months) – FREE
All tickets must be booked and paid for in advance – Please telephone 051 384058 (between 10am and 4pm ) to check availability.
The Santa Express operates on the following dates in 2019
• Saturday 30th November, 7th 14th and 21st December
• Sunday 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd December
• Wednesday 11th December
• Monday 23rd December
Departure Times
10.30am, 11.10am, 11.50am, 12.30pm, 1.10pm, 1.50pm

The Santa Express must be booked in advance. It cannot be booked on line. Contact us on 051 384058 between 10am and 4pm to check availability, make a booking or for more information.

More info. HERE or at Waterford & Suir Valley Railway

Maxi Zoo Santa PawsIreland’s largest pet retailer, Maxi Zoo will make Christmas extra special not only for pampered pets, but also less fortunate animals over the festive season. You are invited to pop into your local Maxi Zoo store in Waterford throughout December and support their Shelter Wishes charity campaign, which will help animals less fortunate than your own this Christmas.

Each store has selected its own Shelter Wishes animal charity partner, who will compile a wish list of products available in store which their beneficiaries need and want. These gifts, of varying value, can be purchased in store, donated and placed under the Shelter Wishes Christmas Tree.

Maxi Zoo Waterford’s Shelter Wishes partner is Deise Animal Sanctuary, which offers a second chance for animals in crisis.

Each charity involved will collect the donated gifts from Maxi Zoo stores on Christmas Eve, ensuring that needy animals are not forgotten this Christmas. Anthony Cremin, Marketing Manager at Maxi Zoo said “At Maxi Zoo we love animals, and we believe all animals deserve the very best. The thought of animals suffering is at the forefront of our minds, especially at Christmas, and this is why Shelter Wishes was created – to make life a little brighter for less fortunate animals at this time of year.”

For those pets lucky enough to have a loving home year-round, Maxi Zoo will host a very special FREE Christmas “Paw-ty” in stores on Saturday, December 14th. The big man himself, “Santa Paws” will be in store from 12 to 4pm, and pet owners are encouraged to bring their fur babies along and take their own special Christmas photo with the man in red. 

Anthony added “On December 14th, we’re inviting our customers to come along with their pets and take a fun photo with Santa Paws. The day will also be a great opportunity to support our Shelter Wishes campaign, and also pick up those all important Christmas presents for the pets in your life – from festive jumpers to tasty advent calendars.”

For further information about Maxi Zoo’s Shelter Wishes campaign and Santa Paws Day, chat to the pet experts at Maxi Zoo Waterford at Unit 4 Butlerstown Retail Park, Cork Road, visit @MaxiZooIreland on Facebook, or

Rapid Exec

Rapid Exec chauffeured executive transport provides a unique premium transportation service for your business and personal requirements.

Its new website highlights the business’s range of vehicles, specialities and customer testimonials along with how Rapid Exec elevates the Rapid Cabs and Rapid Transport customer service reputation to a new level.

Rapid Exec serves Waterford and the south east of Ireland with a truly executive experience from its fleet of Mercedes benefitting from air conditioning, leather seats and complimentary WiFi to stay connected on the move. 

It specialises in Airport Travel to Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports, Business Travel and Golf Trips with larger parties catered for in the executive Mercedes Sprinter seating up to 16 people. 

Visitors to Ireland from the ports of Dunmore East, Country Waterford, Rosslare, Cork and Dublin can enjoy luxury travel to local tourist destinations from its knowledgeable chauffeurs.

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New - Half Day Certified In-Company Training Course Driving for Work - Under the Influence of Intoxicants (defined as drugs and alcohol) View details here

Breathalysers must be available in all new cars from 2022

The EAP Institute has developed a new half day in company training programme driving for work under the influence of intoxicants (defined as drugs and alcohol) in response to the Health and Safety Authorities highlighting of work related vehicle fatalities and employers responsibility in managing "grey-fleet drivers".  A recent Road Safety Authority report has highlighted the risks of driving with prescription drugs. This programme was launched on World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, on Sunday 17 November 2020.

The European Council in a landmark decision had announced that breathalysers must be able to be fitted into all new cars from 2022, cars made before 2022 will have to comply with the new rules by 2024. This ruling will apply to all grey- fleet drivers who use their own vehicles in the course of their work.

The EAP Institute is currently taking bookings for this training from January to March 2020. Please advise if your company is interested in this training. The preparation of this training requires 5 - 6 weeks advance notice to allow time for preparing the manuals and processing the application for certification.

Contact Maurice Quinlan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Presenter: Maurice Quinlan, Director, EAP Institute, Ireland.

For Course Bookings Book Here


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