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Insurance sector can't be 'soft target'

The insurance industry must guard against being seen as a "soft target" for levies to boost the state's coffers.

15th June, 2013

The insurance industry must guard against being seen as a "soft target" for levies to boost the state's coffers, according to the chief executive of Insurance Ireland, the newly rebranded representative body for the insurance industry.

"Our industry is no different to any other industry. We have to remain competitive, both on a domestic level and internationally. Every time you put a levy on a product, ultimately the consumer pays for that levy. We have...

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