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3 Steps to Payroll Calm over the Christmas & Year End Period

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Considering reasonable adjustments in your workplace

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The Budget 2015 – an accountant runs through the key points

The Quest for Change

Budget 2015

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How can the cloud transform your business agility?

These days, one thing that companies are increasingly focusing on is the matter of business agility. In today’s environment, opportunities can arise and pass by in a matter of moments, so companies that aren’t able to respond quickly will miss out on many chances to earn new revenue and boost their standing in the market. [...]

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3 Steps to Payroll Calm over the Christmas & Year End Period

For many businesses leading up to Christmas, there are important payroll related tasks that need to happen, despite the slowdown in activities and more relaxed festive environment. If the only certainties in life are death and taxes then surely for the person running the company payroll the other certainty is that the period from December [...]

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Considering reasonable adjustments in your workplace

Right to reasonable adjustments If any of your employees have disabilities, or have an illness or injury that makes it difficult for them to perform the job they were employed for, they have the right to have reasonable adjustments made to enable them to work or continue to work. This includes those who are newly [...]

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The Quest for Change

The Budget 2015 – an accountant runs through the key points

With the Budget of 2015 having been delivered, Tracey Glacken, of Glacken Accountants and a Sage Business Expert, discusses the announcements and how they affect businesses in Ireland. The Budget 2015, as delivered by Ministers Noonan and Howlin, signalled the end of austerity and the start of a positive approach towards the future. Changes to [...]

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Budget 2015

Yesterday’s budget brought with it the usual share of comment and the analysis will soon follow, however, here are our initial thoughts on the budget and the likely impacts for the SME community. Short term: For SMEs the most significant short term considerations are in the area of payroll changes to be adopted and also [...]

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Sage Ireland advises businesses on last minute preparation for e-Day

16th September 2014: Sage Ireland has today published five short tips for businesses in order to prepare for e-Day which is this Friday, September 19th. From this date, government, its departments and agencies will no longer issue cheques to or accept cheques from businesses. “From a business perspective this will impact on payments to government [...]

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SEPA is here – 6 things you should know as a business

August 1st 2014 marked the passing of the final (and extended) deadline for the implementation of SEPA across the Eurozone countries. Despite some challenges with regards to adoption rates, leading to the extension of the compliance deadline from February 1st 2014 to various dates up to August 1st 2014 across different Eurozone jurisdictions, it should [...]

Posted in: Business Tips, Management, News, SEPA, Small Businesses, Social Media, Startups
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