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Something which we consistently come back to as a topic of interest for our customers are mortgage lending rules and the tiresome process of trying to get a foothold on the property ladder, which let’s face it, these days can often feel like…

CALMING THE PROPERTY PANICS

Over the past number of months we have spoken many times about the property issues facing prospective first time homeowners, as well as those hoping to upgrade. Following on from the introduction of new and stricter mortgage rules in 2015 it…

12 IS THE MAGIC NUMBER

Some welcome news for Irish business came this week in the form of Adecco’s Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) report. This report found that Ireland ranks 12th in the world in attracting and retaining skilled workers. The report places…

TIS THE SEASON TO FILE TAXES

Fa la la la la la la la lateness carries penalties. Sorry, once the Christmas lights go up these things take on a life of their own. We are all aware of how urgent it is to ensure that our taxes are filed and the penalties which can apply in…

DON'T FEAR THE TAX MAN

Don’t Fear the Reaper…I mean Taxman   Whilst the temperatures have plummeted in recent days (the weather outside, is indeed frightful), things are certainly set up for tax evasion investigations in Ireland. The recent push towards…

WORKPLACE FLEXIBILITY

We have spoken in the past about the importance of maintaining a feasible work/life balance and how important a reasonable balance is for the mental health and wellbeing of both employees and employers alike. Whether you are still working your…

FUNDING THE WAY IN THE DARK

Following the economic downturn, one of the largest business groups to suffer were Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). A key component of these types of businesses is often their reliance on funding options and flexible payment terms in order…

ZOOM, ZOOM, ZOOM - CAR INSURANCE PRICES

If your car insurance was due for renewal in recent months, you would not be alone in having received quite the unwelcome shock when the renewal notification landed through your letterbox. Car insurance prices in Ireland are well and truly spiralling…

OVERVIEW BUDGET 2017

Continuing the trend over the last number of years, much of the budget details have already been leaked. And while the economy has performed relatively well this year, the room for manoeuvre was flagged as being limited. Overall the budget favours…