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GROWTH STRATEGIES

From tiny acorns… We have spoken recently about growing your business internationally and the options which are currently available to assist with this process. Something which we didn’t focus on was general growth and the strategies that…

THE CUSTOMER IS ALWAYS RIGHT

Whether we are business owners, home owners, parents or employees in this fast-paced world one thing unites us all, we are all incredibly busy. How often a week do we hear the term “I just didn’t have time for that” from friends, colleagues…

WHO YOU GONNA CALL? ...BANKRUPTCY BUSTERS!

Bankruptcy is not a word that fills anyone with a sense of glee, but sometimes it is the only option for both you and your business during hard times. As is often said in business, there certainly comes a time when it is best to cut your losses…

DIFFICULTIES IN VALUING A BUSINESS

Valuing a business can be one of the most challenging issues faced by business owners and analysts alike. Valuing is a difficult and incredibly complex task, but one that is utterly essential. On occasion, traditional modes of valuation simply…

DELEGATION IN BUSINESS

Delegation is defined as being “the act of giving control, authority, a job, a duty, etc., to another person.” You could be forgiven for thinking that delegation is just another buzz word used in management meetings or team building exercises…

NEW COMPANIES ACT OF 2014

From June 1st 2015, the Companies Act of 2014 will come into effect. This new Act will replace the existing Companies act, which was in place from 1963-2013. This is the largest reform of Irish Business Law that we have seen in decades. Its…

IS AN INVESTOR RIGHT FOR YOU?

Having gone to the trouble of finding an investor, you may not want to question your luck. But understanding an investor's suitability is vital. Most people don't like to look gift horses in the mouth. And, having gone through the long process…

DCA Q&A: CAN I AVAIL OF STATE SUPPORT?

Q: I've been slogging away for some time now as a sole trader. Since January, a couple of major clients have gone out of business and I'm left with just a few hundred Euro at the end of each month. Because I've been self-employed for most of…

NEW YEAR BUSINESS RESOLUTIONS

What positive business habits should you be seeking to foster in 2014?   Everyone has New Year resolutions, whether they state them publicly or keep them private: that is, after all, why you see more joggers out despite the January…