Digital games tax credit comes into effect in Ireland

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Digital games tax credit comes into effect in Ireland A digital games tax credit that seeks to boost the sector in Ireland was formally signed into legislation by Government on 21 November. Announced as part of Budget 2022, the digital games tax credit is a refundable corporation tax credit available to video game development companies based and paying taxes in … Read More

Two years on…hybrid working and the new world of work

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Two years on…hybrid working and the new world of work  The COVID-19 pandemic facilitated a digital transformation which allowed for the acceleration of a new hybrid working style. Two years on, people have settled into this new way of working and with the expectation that companies can facilitate hybrid working, it is unlikely people will go back to the conventional … Read More

Successful outsourcing for your business

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Successful outsourcing for your business As businesses develop, administration becomes more complex. Processing errors may go unnoticed and backlogs can start to build up which, in turn, lead to cashflow problems. If left unaddressed, it doesn’t take long for issues like this to escalate and create a serious difficulty for the business. A cost-effective way to avoid processing errors and … Read More

Why embracing ESG practices is key for the Future of the Hospitality Industry

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Why embracing ESG practices is key for the future of the Hospitality Industry Embracing Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) practices is now a key requirement in the hospitality industry. That means hospitality companies have to make governance an integral part of the business process, invest in people and the communities, reduce the impact of over-tourism, and develop a regenerative approach … Read More

Potential reputational risks that threaten not-for-profit (NFP) organisations

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Potential reputational risks that threaten not-for-profit (NFP) organisations The reputation of a Not For Profit (NFP) organisation is important for its survival, which is why managing your reputational risk must be a top priority. Maintaining an outstanding reputation can help you attract donors and keep them engaged with your organisation. Learning what threatens your reputation and how you can address … Read More

Survey of Ireland’s leading Tax Advisers – Business Plus 2023

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Survey of Ireland’s leading Tax Advisers – Business Plus 27th September 2022 | Business Plus Bruce Stanley Tax Consulting Partner HLB Ireland Tax Issues The tax issues that impact on clients depend very much on their business sector and activities. For example, individual investors have been impacted by the change in guidance on US situated Exchange Traded Funds which has … Read More

A Three-Pronged Approach to Reducing Cyber security Risk

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People, Environment & Technology: A Three-Pronged Approach to Reducing Cyber security Risk The number and variations of successful cyber-attacks is increasing daily, and as such cyber security risk has become a top priority for CEO across the globe. The impact of cloud solutions, increased connectivity between organisations and the fast amounts of data generated by digital technology have had a … Read More

Protecting your assets — Dental practice

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Protecting your assets — dental practice Having worked hard to build up your dental practice, it is important to protect your assets. To do this, you need to understand the potential risks you face so that you can take steps to mitigate them. A logical place to start is to list your assets — personal and business. These will include … Read More

Three reasons why owner-manager businesses needs a business plan

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Three reasons why every family and owner-managed business needs a business plan ‘A Goal Without A Plan Is Just A Wish’ A business plan sets out in writing the business, its objectives, strategies, the market it operates in and financial forecasts. For many businesses, they are only prepared when requested, for example by a lending institution or investors. However, the … Read More

Temporary payroll cover

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Temporary Payroll Cover If you manage your company’s payroll in-house, it is a good idea to ensure you can access reliable temporary payroll cover at short notice when required. This is not just because employers have statutory obligations to pay their employees correctly and on time but also because payroll problems can affect employee trust, impact productivity and even damage … Read More