With Christmas 2015 almost upon us and many businesses now winding down activities to a slightly more pedestrian pace, it is sometimes easy to overlook the fact that this is the perhaps the busiest time of year for payroll professionals around the country. Right now, in between Christmas parties and last minute shopping, these payroll […]
Budget 2016 was widely welcomed in terms of the measures announced, particularly around personal taxation reliefs in terms of rate reductions to USC and movement of entry points. Below is our summary of the key changes and how these will impact on the Irish SME environment for different business types. For Start-ups & Self-Employed: […]
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 […]
Yesterday’s budget brought with it the usual share of comment and the analysis will soon follow, however, here are our initial thoughts on the budget and the likely impacts for the SME community. Short term: For SMEs the most significant short term considerations are in the area of payroll changes to be adopted and also […]
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 […]
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 […]
Cashflow is the lifeblood of businesses, Simon Bell, commercial manager at Sage Ireland gives you five tips to help you keep on top of it.
Find out some not so obvious business benefits of SEPA.
“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 […]