The Secrets to Small Business Growth

Significantly growing a small business can be challenging, particularly given how much you have to work just to experience moderate levels of growth. How do you increase your growth rate to really move your business forward? Here are our tips. Look After Your Existing Customers It costs substantially less to look after your existing customer […]

5 Vat Mistakes to Avoid

Accounting for VAT and submitting VAT returns is part of doing business for a majority of companies in Ireland. This means allocating resources to ensure your business handles the process properly – financial resources to hire an accountancy practice or staffing resources to do it internally. VAT is a complex area making it all too […]

The 9 Steps of Good Cash Flow Management

Cash flow management is crucial in all business. It involves ensuring you have more money coming into your business than going out. This lets you pay suppliers on time, buy stock, keep operations running smoothly, and invest in your business. Here are the nine steps of good cash flow management.

Save Time with These 7 Business Administration Tips

As a small business owner, it is impossible to avoid business administration. After all, there are tasks that simply need to be done. The time you spend doing administrative tasks, however, is time you cannot spend on growing your business, generating new sales, or providing a good service to your customers. This is why reducing […]

Gilroy Gannon Budget 2018 Bulletin

Minister for Finance, Pascal Donohoe presented his budget yesterday to reveal details of Budget 2018, as expected there were no giveaways however some notable points were; Stamp Duty – increased on commercial property from 2% to 6% USC – A modest reduction in the 2.5% (to 2%) and the 5% (to 4.75%) rate however the […]

Flowering Shares Explained

If you would like to give your employees the chance to own shares in your company, a flowering share plan might be the ideal option. These are highly flexible schemes that are based on future growth, so can be beneficial. From the employee’s perspective, flowering shares are a cheap way of acquiring shares in the […]

How to Setup Email Marketing in Your Business

In last week’s blog, we looked at why email marketing is important and what you need to consider before adding it to your marketing strategy. In this week’s blog, we’ll look at the practical steps you need to take to launch an email marketing campaign. Before you get started with the steps, however, make sure […]

Why Email Marketing is Important and What You Need to Consider

Just about every business in Ireland is involved in both finding new customers and retaining existing customers. One of the best marketing tools for doing both these things is email marketing. If you don’t have an email marketing strategy in your business, here are some reasons why you should consider implementing one: Low cost – […]

What Is a Micro Company?

Financial reporting and compliance obligations for very small companies can be burdensome – much more burdensome than they are for larger companies. In the past, for example, a company turning over a few hundred thousand a year with one or two employees would have the same financial reporting requirements as a company turning over a […]

6 Tips to Ensure You Send Accurate Invoices – And Why It’s Important

Invoicing accurately is an essential part of doing business. This is not something that will happen by itself, however, as there are too many things that can potentially go wrong and that will lead to mistakes. You must take the right steps to ensure you send accurate invoices. Why is this important, though? The main […]