Private Pensions Reform In Ireland – What is it & What does it mean for Irish SMEs?

Simon Bell

There has been the first elements of coverage of private sector pensions’ legislation reform in Ireland in the national media over the last number of weeks on the back of the Minister for Social Protection’s announcement of the formation of an expert working group (Universal Retirement Savings Group) on the matter to discuss a framework […]

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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

Simon Bell

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 […]

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Simon Bell, Commercial Manager, Sage Ireland, comments on 31st March SEPA extension date confirmed today by IPSO

IXBRL and Accountants

“Following the recent announcement from the European Commission proposing a six-month grace period for SEPA implementation (from 1st February until 1st August), it was yet to be determined how this proposal would be implemented at a national level. The Irish Payment Services Organisation (IPSO) has today confirmed that the grace period will last two months […]

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