Claiming Home Office Expenses – What You Need To Know

Do you work from home? This is now common for many Irish people, particularly business owners. If you do you might be able to save money by claiming some of the costs of using your home office as a business expense. Here are the main points that you should remember. Claiming For Part Of Your […]

7 Good Reasons To Start A Business

It is usually easy to find people who will tell you why you shouldn’t start a business. They will say that it is too risky, too costly, too time consuming, etc. In some situations they are right, but if you have the drive and ambition to start your own business it can be done. Here […]

How To Get The Most From Your Accountant

Your accountant can help with many essential tasks in your business, like handling your tax returns or doing your annual accounts. An accountant can be much more than this though – they can be a real asset to your business and can help you move your business forward. Here are some tips on how to […]

Graduate careers focus

Featured is an article form Business Plus magazine on our own Sinead McHugh speaking about training at Gilroy Gannon.

Finding A Business Partner

In many business situations a partnership arrangement is a good idea. Often this applies when a business is starting up, or is looking to expand or diversify.

Surviving a Business Disaster or Disruption

Unplanned events happen in business all the time: a staff member can phone in sick, a computer can break, a customer order can get lost, a project can overrun. As a business leader you have to be adept at dealing with this ebb and flow. What about when a major problem occurs, though? How would […]

What To Look For In A Tax Accountant

For most people the question of tax is high on the list of considerations when they are looking for an accountant for their business. Other things are important too, such as the quality of the business planning advice you might receive, or the ability of the accountant to prepare reports that you can use to […]

Why You Should Hire An Accountant For Your New Business Startup

As a new business you will probably need to hire an accountant when it is time to prepare your first set of annual accounts and make your first tax return. Hiring an accountant before that would be unthinkable for many startups – accountants, after all, cost money. But there are significant benefits to hiring an […]

Should You Register As A Limited Company Or Sole Trader?

When deciding on whether you should set up as a sole trader or a limited company there are three broad topics you should consider – tax, liability and reputation, and cost. Looking at these three things will help you make the right choice. Getting it wrong can be costly to your business. This includes easily […]