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The Year Ahead

The hazards involved in economic forecasting have been highlighted in dramatic fashion over the past year. While reviewing the equivalent piece I wrote this time last year, two statements stand out, that remind me once again of the futility of economic forecasting. To read more on the subject, click here.  

May 19th, 2021|

Pensions During the Pandemic

In this article we aim to touch on a number of key pension areas for clients as they navigate their way through the current pandemic and evolving government and EU policy on pensions. We look at the rise in popularity of Self invested pensions in the current market, the importance of pensions funding as part of [...]

September 11th, 2020|

Covid-19 Restart Grant

During these difficult times, to restart your business, the government has introduced a Restart Grant for micro and small businesses to help them with the costs associated with reopening and reemploying workers following Covid-19 closures. Your business could receive a minimum payment of €2,000 and up to a maximum payment of €10,000, depending to the rates [...]

June 19th, 2020|

‘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|