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Attraction and retention of key middle management

Attraction and retention of key middle management has become more and more important in recent times. With the economy near full employment it is key for companies to retain the current talent pool whilst attracting new talent to deliver further business growth. Key middle management should be seen as drivers of the business. With their […]

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Leo Varadkar officially opens the Goodbody EIIS Funds’ largest investment to date

  Investee Company Name: McArdle Group Limited ‘McArdle Skeath’ Investment Amount: €7,200,000 Industry: Supply Chain Management/ Specialised Warehousing Reason for Investment: Growth capital McArdle Skeath (“the Company”) owned and operated by the McArdle family, has been operating as a supply chain management business for the past 50 years. The Company originally operated from a 13-acre […]

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Equipping leaders to build our future

To be a leader – that is what many strive for. Some are natural leaders while others learn through life experience. Are you a leader if you are a manager? Possibly but not irrefutably. It is possible to be a manager and not a leader as much as it is possible to be a leader […]

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Heatwaves and Hospitality go hand in hand

As the new school year commences for students around the country let’s take a moment to reflect on Summer 2018. The temperature rises While the temperatures rose across the country those operating in hospitality, food & beverage industry saw a boost to customer numbers and with it turnover. There was an increase in the number […]

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Controlling the risks threatening business survival

Recently, I discussed risk assessment in business, its importance and how to carry it out effectively. However, once a business has completed a risk assessment and risks have been identified, a plan is required to put controls in place to mitigate these risks. A strong control environment is vital to the long-term survival of a […]

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Leadership

Equipping leaders to build our future

To be a leader – that is what many of us strive for. Some are natural leaders while others learn through life experience. Are you a leader if you are a manager? Possibly but not irrefutably. It is possible to be a manager and not a leader as much as it is possible to be […]

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Accounting

PAYE Modernisation and ‘’real time’’ Reporting

Revenue has performed the most significant reform of PAYE system since its introduction in 1960. The new obligations will be effective from 1 January 2019. The redesigned PAYE system means that employers will be required to report pay, tax and other deductions, as well as details of employees leaving the organisation, at the same time […]

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Entrepreneurship – The fundamentals of success

Entrepreneurship can be one of the most gratifying and fulfilling moments of a career. When launching your own business. There are many aspects of the journey that will prove difficult but that does not mean they cannot be overcome. Many successful ventures hinge on one causal narrative; the strength of the idea behind it. An […]

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Your Company’s Constitution – Time for a change?

Every company formed in Ireland must have a Constitution (formerly known as a Memorandum & Articles of Association). It is important that the company’s Constitution is a well written document, as it sets out the rules and regulations of how a company is to be internally governed, and how it will conduct its business activities. […]

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