Understanding the Implications of the NIS2 Directive for Board Directors

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NIS2 Directive

Understanding the Implications of the NIS2 Directive for Board Directors The recent enhancement of the EU’s cybersecurity framework through the NIS2 Directive marks a significant shift in network and information systems security landscape. Mark Butler, Managing Partner at HLB Ireland, an advisory firm that recently expanded its services to include cybersecurity, sheds light on the pivotal aspects of NIS2 and … Read More

Ireland’s Technology Sector: A Global Hub of Innovation and Opportunity

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Technology Industry Ireland

Ireland’s Technology Sector: A Global Hub of Innovation and Opportunity By Bruce Stanley, Tax Partner at HLB Ireland   Ireland’s technology sector has rapidly evolved into one of the most vibrant and dynamic ecosystems globally, positioning itself as a premier destination for innovation, investment, and talent. For international stakeholders considering expansion, investment, or collaboration, Ireland presents an unparalleled opportunity, grounded … Read More

HLB Cyber News Insights May 2024

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Cyber Insights May

HLB Cyber News Insights May 2024 In This Issue: Cybersecurity Concerns for Board Directors Amid New EU Directives New EU directives emphasise that cybersecurity is now integral to business strategy. Recently, the EU and NATO condemned cyberattacks on Germany, attributing them to Russian group Fancy Bear. A separate breach at the EU’s Luxembourg facility highlighted ongoing vulnerabilities. Chief diplomat Josep … Read More

HLB Earns Recognition as a “Most Loved Workplace” for a Second Year

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HLB Earns Recognition as a “Most Loved Workplace” for a Second Year HLB Ireland has once again been certified as a Most Loved Workplace®, an honour awarded by the Best Practice Institute (BPI). This certification, based on rigorous research and analysis, is a testament to HLB’s unwavering commitment to fostering a supportive and inclusive work environment. “Being recognised as a … Read More

HLB Cyber News Insights February 2024

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Cyber News February

HLB Cyber News Insights February 2024 In This Issue: €7 Million Investment in Munster Technological University’s Cybersecurity Programme Munster Technological University (MTU) in Ireland has launched the Cyber Innovate programme, backed by a €7 million investment, to promote cybersecurity innovation and entrepreneurship over the next six years. This initiative aims to produce graduates equipped to develop new cybersecurity products and … Read More

Debt Warehousing Scheme: New Developments

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Debt Warehousing Scheme: New Developments Important Update for Business Owners: Changes to the Debt Warehousing Scheme The Minister for Finance made an announcement on February 5th that brings positive news for businesses participating in the Debt Warehousing Scheme (DWS). The interest rate on warehoused tax debt is being reduced from 3% to an incredible 0%. This means that any business … Read More

Stay Informed with HLB Insights Newsletters

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Stay Informed with HLB Insights Newsletters As the new year unfolds, HLB Ireland is thrilled to present its latest newsletter, a treasure trove of updates, insights and essential information designed to keep you at the forefront of industry developments. With 2024 promising to be a year of significant change and opportunity, staying informed has never been more crucial.   What’s … Read More

HLB Cyber News Insights January 2024

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Cyber Security HLB Ireland

HLB Cyber News Insights January 2024 In This Issue: Cyber Crime Ranked as Primary Concern by Compliance Experts Cyber crime has been identified as the top threat among financial crimes in Ireland, according to compliance professionals. Cyber crime, including hacking, phishing, and online scams, was highlighted as the most significant issue by 34% of respondents. This category surpassed other concerns … Read More

Richael Timothy Gears Up for UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships

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Richael Timothy and Mark Butler HLB Ireland

Richael Timothy Gears Up for UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships Richael Timothy, a remarkable Irish paracycling athlete, shares insights into her rigorous training routine and community engagement as she prepares for the UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships in March 2024. In October, Richael diligently continued structured training, increasing her weekly volume to 12-15 hours in various weather conditions, both indoors … Read More

Self-Employed v. Employee: Update to Revenue Code

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Self Employed Post-it Note and Calculator

Self-Employed v. Employee: Update to Revenue Code   Following the landmark judgment delivered in The Revenue Commissioners v. Karshan (Midlands) Ltd. t/a Domino’s Pizza in October last year, Revenue have responded by removing their existing Code of Practice on Determining Employment Status with a view to providing an update. The code is a key document for businesses as it provides … Read More