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30 Jun 2014 Deloitte sign deal to acquire restructuring specialists Kavanagh Fennell »

Deloitte sign deal to acquire restructuring specialists Kavanagh Fennell

Combination of enlarged restructuring unit and specialist forensics team to benefit SMEs and large corporates  Deloitte today announces the acquisition of Kavanagh Fennell, one of Ireland’s leading corporate recovery and insolvency services firms. The enlarged business brings together two highly experienced teams that will provide increasingly sophisticated services to SMEs and large corporate clients.  The deal sees Kavanagh Fennell’s entire workforce of 53 join Deloitte’s corporate finance department. Martin Reilly, Head of Corporate Finance at Deloitte, will lead the combined team of over 150 professionals. Tom Kavanagh, Ken Fennell and David Van Dessel will...

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12 Jun 2014 Work / life imbalance resulting in increase in stress related claims »

Work / life imbalance resulting in increase in stress related claims

The number of employees making income protection claims for psychiatric reasons has increased in recent years, according to data released by Friends First today. Income protection offers a replacement salary of up to 75% of your income if you are unable to work due to illness, injury, accident or disability. Orthopaedic (26%) and Psychiatric conditions (24%) are the top two illnesses followed, by cancer (18%) which required employees to make an Income Protection Claim in 2013, according to Friends First, the leading insurer in the income protection market.  An analysis of the data for 2013 also demonstrates that there is a high level of claims...

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