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Family firms face numerous challenges

  With heavy focus often placed on foreign direct investment, it’s sometimes forgotten that family firms are the economic and social bedrock of Irish society, with in excess of 75 per cent of them contributing to more than 50 per cent of Ireland’s GDP, while employing 50 per cent of workers across the country. They are [...]

June 27th, 2019|

‘Great Ambassador of the Institute’ Sir Desmond Lorimer addresses Council

Chartered Accountants Ireland has recognised one of its most distinguished members, Sir Desmond Lorimer, for his significant contribution to the profession and to public life in Northern Ireland. Sir Desmond Lorimer was invited to address the Institute’s Council members on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of his Presidency of the Institute.  Sir Desmond is acknowledged [...]

April 12th, 2019|

Global consultation on quality management for firms and engagements now open

The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) seeks public comment by 1 July 2019 on three interrelated standards that address quality management. The proposals bring important changes to the way professional accountancy firms are expected to manage quality - for audits, reviews, and other assurance and related services engagements. The proposed standards include a new proactive [...]

April 12th, 2019|