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Are You a Director of an Irish Registered Company?

The updated European Union (Anti-Money Laundering: Beneficial Ownership of Corporate Entities) Regulations 2019 may affect your business. Failure to comply with these regulations may result in penalties between €5,000 - €500,000. The previous filing obligation for companies and relevant entities On 15 November 2016 Ireland implemented the European Union’s (EU) Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive by [...]

By |2019-04-16T16:12:48+01:00April 16th, 2019|Blog, Latest News, News|

Brexit Update: MP’s to vote today on Prime Minister’s new ‘legally binding changes’ secured in Strasbourg last night.

Prime Minister May negotiated new ‘legally binding changes’ in Strasbourg last night specifically, reducing concerns that the UK would be unable to unilaterally extract itself from the Irish backstop, which is there to maintain the commitment to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland. There are three parts to the reassurance package, which [...]

By |2019-03-12T12:30:55+01:00March 12th, 2019|Latest News|

Time to Incorporate, or Not?

As the preliminary income tax deadline for the 2018 year approaches, many business owners operating as sole traders may be facing large or increasing income tax liabilities. With a view to managing this liability, one possible solution could be to establish a company. Reduced Tax Rate of 12.5% on Profits The main attraction for business [...]

By |2018-11-26T09:25:49+01:00November 12th, 2018|Blog, Latest News, News|

Networking tips for future success

Many people attend networking events to gain something: job leads, referrals, exposure, connections, or opportunities to grow their business. Regardless of your reason for attending networking events, understanding the best practices will help you to make the most of your time, allowing you to form connections that will boost your career and help you to [...]

By |2018-11-09T12:03:00+01:00November 9th, 2018|Latest News, News, Press|

Company Law Updates

In recent weeks there have been a number of changes introduced to Irish company law legislation. It is important for the company secretary, who under Companies 2014 must have the requisite skills to discharge his/her statutory and other legal duties, to keep abreast of such legislative changes in order to ensure that this requirement is [...]

By |2018-11-07T14:45:49+01:00November 7th, 2018|Latest News, News, Press|

A quick guide to MVLs

With the 2019 budget recently announced, and the Income tax deadline fast approaching, you may be considering retiring from the company you started many years ago, and asking yourself how you can do this? There are a number of ways to effectively wind down your business that can be done in a tax efficient manner. [...]

By |2018-10-31T11:53:58+01:00October 31st, 2018|Latest News, News, Press|

Why businesses fail to adapt to change

The Changing Business Environment Businesses are continually facing change, whether these changes are big or small, it is important for firms to be aware of trends ahead of time. Most notably change is occurring from increased competition, rapidly changing consumer preferences and a volatile economic environment. However, the way in which companies’ deal with these [...]

By |2018-10-22T10:34:55+01:00October 22nd, 2018|Latest News, News, Press|

The Goodbody EIIS Funds: Open for Business

Baker Tilly Hughes Blake are delighted to announce, the Goodbody 2017 EIIS Fund has recently raised €11m for investment in Irish SMEs. Through our joint venture with Goodbody Stockbrokers, Baker Tilly Hughes Blake now have €29m under management across three EIIS Funds. As a quick reminder, the Employment and Investment Incentive Scheme, or “EIIS” offers [...]

By |2018-04-17T10:26:20+01:00April 17th, 2018|Latest News|

Global Connections and Domestic Growth

The European Financial Forum was held in Dublin last week, with a top line up of speakers including senior executives such as Colm Kelleher President of Morgan Stanley, BlackRock’s Jim Barry and European Central Bank (ECB) board member Benoit Coeure. A broad range of topics were covered including rising interest rate, what is expected in [...]

By |2018-02-08T09:53:54+01:00February 8th, 2018|Latest News, News|