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At Arachas, we know it is a tough time for everyone right now and we are here to help with any insurance questions that you might have. Our people are continuing to look after customers by phone or email and are happy to give you advice or talk to insurers on your behalf.

It may be an uncertain time, but we do know that it will end. Let’s keep you ready to move forward with your work and your personal life. We can help you with a competitive insurance quote for your Business, Home, Motor, Van or Travel Insurance. We understand that now more than ever, it takes time to manage your personal insurance needs efficiently while you are juggling the demands of modern life - at work, at home and at play.

Simply get in touch with us today and we'll take it from there.

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Arachas Corporate Brokers Limited trading as Arachas, Capital Insurance Markets, Capital IM, Covercentre is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.

23rd March 2020: AIB has revised and updated its measures and supports to help customers through COVID-19.

Customers can find updates, contact details, and further information at www.aib.ie/covid19.

  • From today, AIB, EBS and Haven have made available an online process, allowing customers to access a three month payment break (moratorium) on home mortgage, personal and SME loans.
    Application forms are available now at www.aib.ie/covid19; www.ebs.ie/covid19, and www.havenmortgages.ie/covid19
  • For SME customers, AIB is also providing working capital support and the rescheduling of loan payments for impacted customers. Information is available at www.aib.ie/covid19.
  • We continue to waive contactless payment fees. This also applies to Apple Pay, Google Pay and Fitbit Pay Contactless transactions, which are not subject to the contactless payment limit of €30 in most merchants. AIB is working with the industry to increase this limit to €50 for Contactless Card transactions which is expected to become effective over the coming weeks.
  • AIB has suspended the planned introduction of maintenance and transactions fees for customers who keep a minimum balance of €2,500 per fee quarter. Customers who received correspondence from the bank can disregard the changes to fees and charges advised.
  • Our AIB and EBS branches remain open to our customers, except for those locations on campuses that closed following advice from the health authorities.
  • Priority banking time is allocated for our older and more vulnerable customers from 10am until 11am each morning. We are asking our other customers to plan their branch visits outside this time.
  • We are maintaining physical distancing in our branches and increased cleaning operations of branches, self-service machines and ATMs in line with HSE recommendations.

Chief executive Colin Hunt said “AIB recognises the extraordinary pressure on families, individuals, businesses and communities as a result of the sudden disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic. All AIB’s staff and systems are focussed on supporting our customers and economy through this unprecedented crisis. To that end we have in place a range of robust measures designed to buttress customers against the enormous challenges now facing us. I urge anyone experiencing difficulties to contact the bank as early as possible.”

Peninsula COVID

Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 

Time: 2:30pm

Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6632307321051320077

This webinar will take approximately 30 minutes and aims to –

  • Answer FAQs on COVID19 and what to do now to protect your business.
  • Explain the rules around temporary layoffs and social welfare benefits available to employees.
  • Inform you on how to update your workplace policies to cover changes to sick pay and home working rules.
  • Guide you on how to support your employees during this challenging time.

The webinar is full of very useful update for your members, as many employers will be worried about the future of their business, and we hope that all those who join us tomorrow will take away the tools to ensure that their business, and employees, survive the impact of COVID-19.

The coronavirus situation is a global issue which is affecting businesses in different ways, with many having to close temporarily or let people go. Understandably, employers across the country are concerned about the current situation and looking for expert advice to help them handle issues such as workers’ rights and employer obligations.

Today, Friday, March 20th at 2pm, Peninsula will host a webinar specially organised for Chamber members. 

This webinar, which will take approximately 30 minutes, aims to:

  • Answer FAQs on COVID19 and what to do now to protect your business.
  • Explain the rules around temporary layoffs and social welfare benefits available to employees.
  • Inform you on how to update your workplace policies to cover changes to sick pay and home working rules.
  • Guide you on how to support your employees during this challenging time.

We know that this will be a very useful update for Chamber members, as many employers will be worried about the future of their business, and we hope that all those who join us tomorrow will take away the tools to ensure that their business, and employees, survive the impact of COVID-19.

You will need to register for this webinar, which you can do so here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4802150425306747148

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Protect your staff and customers! Prepare yourself for the weeks ahead. Implement social distancing with these friendly reminders that will help ensure everyone plays their part in reducing the spread of COVID 19.

Here are a selection of the floor stickers and posters available from today! Option for outside in yard is a stencil cut with footprints so if there are queues outside they can spray footprints onto the ground to show where to stand.

Call or email to order yours today.

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As a result of the worldwide COVID-19 situation a lot of us will find ourselves working from home, away from our usual workstations that are set up to reduce the risk of injury. LCE’s Managing Director and leading Ergonomist Ita Leyden has put together a brief video that employers can use to forward to their employees who are working from home.

The video can be customised for each company and gives advice on what can be done at home to reduce the risk of aches and strains. We all sincerely hope that this is a very temporary arrangement in light of recent news. Stay safe.

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The Book Centre

Our only priority at this time is the health, well-being and safety of our staff, their families and our customers. We made the difficult decision to close our doors on Monday 16th March at 6pm.

We know that this is exceptionally difficult time for everyone. We want you to know that we care, and that if you are need something from our store we will do our best to get it to you safely, and in a timely manner. To best serve all our customers we are offering a variety of free home delivery and contact-free order pick up options.

Today we are letting you know that our phone-in order-line 051-873823 is open to order all items in-store from Monday to Friday, 10am to 3pm. We also have a selection of Mothers Day Leonidas Chocolates Gift Sets available to order (Mothers Day is this Sunday 22nd March). Please read below to learn about our free home delivery, and contact-free order pick up options.

Over the next few days we will let you know how we can keep you reading, supplied with arts & crafts materials for the kids, home schooling books and revision guides, and staying at home 'Care Packs'.

Stay Safe & Best Wishes,
All the Team at The Book Centre, Waterford.

www.thebookcentre.ie
051 - 873823

Order and Payment Options:

1. Website - Order and Pay on our website at www.thebookcentre.ie - open all hours!

2. Shop Order Phone Number - Order any item in our store from School Books, Revision Notes, Stationery, Books and Children's Books and pay over the phone. Call 051-873823 direct to The Book Centre, Waterford from Thursday 19th March, Monday to Friday 10am to 3pm.

When you phone order The Book Centre team will:

* Take your order, name, contact number and Eircode.
* Compile your shopping.
* Phone you back to verify your bill total.
* Request payment by card.
* Provide details of delivery.

Delivery to Home Options (Contact Free)

1. Free next day, week-day Book Centre delivery on any order of in-stock items over €30 which are phoned or ordered on the website within 10 kilometres of Waterford City (Includes Tramore).

2. All orders outside of this area but over €30 are also free but delivery is by courier (3-5 days).

3. All orders under €30 have a €4 delivery charge or you can avail of our contact-free order pick up from store option.

Contact-Free Order Pick-up Options.

1. Ring in your order on 051-873823 or order from our website www.thebookcentre.ie

If it is a phone order The Book Centre team will:

* Take your order, name, and contact number.
* Compile your shopping.
* Phone you back to verify your bill total.
* Request payment by card.
* Provide details for store collection point and time.
* We will put bag/box in your boot. No contact necessary.

* When ordering on the website tick the 'Collect at The Book Centre'.
* We will contact you with details for store collection point and time.

Gift Wrapped - Mothers Day Gift Sets

All Mothers Day Gift Sets have free delivery within 10 kilometres of Waterford City (Includes Tramore). Orders need to be phoned in to our order line on 051-873823. Last orders on Friday 20th March for Delivery on Saturday 21st March. These orders can be delivered directly and contact free to a Mothers, or a Grandmothers address.

Gift Pack 1 : €35

* Leonidas box of Chocolates (30 Chocolates)
* Mothers Day Card (Code 75) We will write this for you too if its for a direct delivery to your Mum or Grandmother.
* Our recommended book of the month 'The Beekeeper of Aleppo' by Christy Lefteri - The Sunday Times Bestseller and Richard & Judy Book Club Pick
*Gift Wrapped

Gift Pack 2 : €30

* Leonidas box of Chocolates (22 Chocolates)
* Mothers Day Card (Code 75) We will write this for you too if its for a direct delivery to your Mum or Grandmother.
* Our recommended book of the month 'The Beekeeper of Aleppo' by Christy Lefteri - The Sunday Times Bestseller and Richard & Judy Book Club Pick
*Gift Wrapped

Gift Pack 3 : €25

* Leonidas box of Chocolates (14 Chocolates)
* Mothers Day Card (Code 75) We will write this for you too if its for a direct delivery to your Mum or Grandmother.
* Our recommended book of the month 'The Beekeeper of Aleppo' by Christy Lefteri - The Sunday Times Bestseller and Richard & Judy Book Club Pick
*Gift Wrapped

To order the Mothers Day Gift Sets & pay over the phone. Call 051-873823 direct to The Book Centre, Waterford on Thursday 19th & Friday 20th March from 10am to 3pm.

Thank you for your support.
Take Care, & Stay safe,
- From all the staff at The Book Centre, Waterford.

Quishs SuperValu opening elderly

Our new opening hours will be 8am-8pm 7 days a week for the foreseeable future.

We will take phone in orders from 8am for home deliveries for elderly people but with the following guidelines in place.

Tramore area only, no large quantities of product, please keep orders to a minimum of essential items, no large volume of alcohol. Please have your list ready when phoning and dont delay on the phone. We will get to as many people as we can as quickly as we can but depending on demand we may have to hold orders into the following days.

We will also accommodate those working in front line medical services who may need this service. 

If this service is abused by those who dont really need it we will not deliver and orders will be cancelled.

 

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“Tom Murphy Car Sales Ltd has been a member of Waterford Chamber of Commerce for over 25 years. It’s a membership that serves us well as we find it gives us a platform to interact with similar businesses and puts us in front of a wide audience. Having staged a number of very successful Chamber events, both at our dealership on the Cork Road and at venues chosen by the Chamber, it really puts into perspective the value of networking and meeting with potential customers face to face. We intend to continue the partnership between Waterford Chamber of Commerce and Tom Murphy Car Sales into the future, as the results speak for themselves and we see the value in being a member of Waterford Chamber.”

Tom Murphy, Tom Murphy Car Sales

 

 

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