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Explore how to scale up your business

Scaling Up You have customers and market demand, and you have excitement - but then you remember that 90% of start-ups fail. How do you ensure your business scales to become a thriving one with a long-term future? In the world of business, the rate of growth differs wildly, and one size does not fit [...]

By |2018-05-01T14:24:26+01:00May 1st, 2018|News|

Promotions at Baker Tilly Hughes Blake

Baker Tilly Hughes Blake is delighted to announce the expansion of its management team with a number of internal promotions due to the firm's continued growth. We are very happy to announce the promotion of Tom O’Reilly to Director in Audit and Advisory, Sarah-Jane O’Keeffe to Manager within the Corporate Recovery Team, Josie McManus to [...]

By |2018-03-23T11:08:13+00:00March 23rd, 2018|News|

PRESS: Ruth Linehan appointed as Indirect Tax Director

Baker Tilly Hughes Blake is delighted to announce the appointment of Ruth Linehan as Indirect Tax Director within their growing tax team. Having previously worked in a ‘Big Four’ firm, Ruth has extensive experience in VAT consultancy at both domestic and international levels, across all sectors. Commenting on the recent appointment, Alma O’Brien, Head of [...]

By |2018-02-05T14:31:31+00:00February 5th, 2018|News|

Baker Tilly Hughes Blake, Recommended Irish Firm

Press Release World Tax, the International Tax Review's directory of leading tax advisory practices in all major jurisdictions around the world, has just announced firms for its 2018 edition. Baker Tilly Hughes Blake are delighted to be recognised as a recommended firm in Ireland. The rankings usually include a dozen firms, mainly made up of [...]

By |2017-10-24T09:33:02+01:00October 24th, 2017|News|

Budget Overview 2018

Budget 2018 was the first Budget for both Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Finance Minister Paschal Donohue. Whereas the various social and property spending announcements are broadly welcome, there was very little to incentivise entrepreneurs. Fergus Finlay put it well when he said that the Budget had "nothing not to welcome." It says something, however, when [...]

By |2017-10-10T21:20:51+01:00October 10th, 2017|News|

United States Tax Reform and its Impact on Ireland

In April, President Trump set out his proposal for tax reform which included significant tax cuts. For businesses the plan includes: Reducing the federal corporate tax rate from 35% to 15%. (State taxes of up to 5% will continue to also apply). A one-time tax on all profits held offshore by US companies and their [...]

By |2017-05-18T16:01:00+01:00May 18th, 2017|Latest News, News|

Zero Hour Contracts and Minimum Wage

Zero hour contracts Many people working in the retail, hospitality, education and health sectors are doing so under zero hour contracts, low-hour, ‘if and when’ and banded hours employment deals.  In some situations of course these conditions are necessary and even suit some workers, but since the recession the trend has grown and the sheer [...]

By |2017-05-12T15:59:52+01:00May 12th, 2017|Latest News, News|

Naas firm wins court battle against Goldman Sachs

Com-Plas Packaging, successfully ousted a receiver installed by a Goldman Sachs last week and convinced the High Court the business could be saved by examinership with the court appointing Dessie Morrow examiner and 100 days to restructure the company's finances. Read the full article from the Sunday Business Post here...

By |2017-05-02T15:57:31+01:00May 2nd, 2017|Latest News, News|

Ireland’s Economy

Hard as it may be for those still experiencing recession related problems to believe, Ireland’s economy is the strongest growing in the EU.  Our GDP grew by just over 5% in 2016 compared to the EU overall which had growth of just under 2%.  Projections from the Central Bank and the ESRI are for further [...]

By |2017-04-21T15:56:28+01:00April 21st, 2017|Latest News, News|