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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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Baker Tilly Hughes Blake appoints Brendan Murphy as Tax Director

Baker Tilly Hughes Blake is delighted to announce the recent appointment of Brendan Murphy as Director within its growing tax department. Specialising in both domestic and international corporation tax, Brendan has extensive experience in areas such as group restructuring, financing structures, IP planning, merger and acquisitions and international expansion. Commenting on the recent appointment, Alma […]

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Exploring Communication and its role in successful business

Communication is a vital component of life. We are constantly communicating but are we doing so efficiently? Can we get better? Here are the key steps involved in effective communication that will contribute to the increased success of your business. 1. Concise: Communication between parties should be short. It should not be long-winded considering our […]

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Chartered Secretary – Qualified

The Role Due to continuing expansion, we are recruiting an ambitious Chartered Secretary to join our Corporate Governance and Compliance Department. This is a client facing role that will require an experienced Company Secretary to work with our existing clients in providing and ensuring compliance with the Companies Registration Office and Companies Act 2014 requirements. […]

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Company Secretarial Trainee

The Role Due to continuing expansion, we are recruiting a Company Secretarial Trainee to join our Corporate Governance and Compliance department commencing in September 2018. You must be either Grad ICSA qualified or have a business/legal degree and be interested in pursuing the Grad ICSA qualification. What the role will involve: • Handling a portfolio […]

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