Options for Non-EEA Resident Directors of Irish Companies: Section 137 & Section 140

Options for Non-EEA Resident Directors of Irish Companies Section 137 & Section 140

By Sinéad Floody ACG, 15th July 2024 Are you resident outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and interested in setting up a company in Ireland? The EEA includes all EU countries as well as Iceland, Norway, and Liechtenstein. If this is the case, you might be wondering about the directorship options available to you. We have […]

CSRD Signed into Irish Law on 5th July 2024

CSRD Signed into Irish Law on 5th July 2024

By Sinéad Floody ACG, 8th July 2024 What is the CSRD? The European Union (Corporate Sustainability Reporting) Regulations 2024 have been signed into Irish law, giving legal footing to the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive 2022/2464/EU (CSRD). The CSRD is a directive under EU law that requires all member states to enact domestic laws for the disclosure […]

The Essential Do’s and Don’ts for Filing a B10 Form: A New Guide by the CRO

Filing a B10 Form

By Shannon Power, 5th July 2024 Navigating the process of filing a B10 form can often be challenging, especially with the complexities involved in ensuring compliance with corporate regulations. Fortunately, the Companies Registration Office (CRO) has recently released a comprehensive guide to demystify this process. This guide, aptly titled Guide to Filing B10s: Do’s and Don’ts, […]

New Company Size Thresholds Introduced Amending the Companies Act 2014

New Company Size Thresholds Introduced Amending the Companies Act 2014

By Sinéad Floody, 3rd July 2024 In response to rising levels of inflation across the globe, the EU has implemented the European Union (Adjustments of Size Criteria for Certain Companies and Groups) Regulations 2024, requiring all member states to increase the thresholds for company sizes by circa 25%. These regulations were signed into Irish law […]

Starting a New Company in Ireland: Startup Grants and Tax Benefits

Startup Grants and Tax Benefits for SMEs

By Shannon Power, 29th May 2024 As you are no doubt aware, Ireland continues to be a prime destination for company startups due to its favourable tax regime and robust support system for entrepreneurs. Understanding the available tax benefits and grants for startups can significantly enhance your financial planning and strategic decisions if you’re considering launching […]

Ireland’s New Automatic Enrolment Retirement Savings System Bill 2024

automatic enrolment retirement savings system bill 2024

By Shannon Power, 14th May 2024 In a pivotal move towards bolstering retirement savings and ensuring financial stability for its populace, the Irish Government has unveiled the Automatic Enrolment Retirement Savings System Bill 2024. This significant legislative endeavour marks a proactive stride by the Irish government to tackle the challenges posed by an ageing demographic and […]

Driving Small Business Sustainability: Practical Approaches for Irish Businesses

Driving Small Business Sustainability Practical Approaches for Irish Businesses

By Shannon Power, 22nd April 2024 In today’s ever-evolving business landscape, sustainability isn’t just a buzzword—it’s a fundamental aspect of success. For small businesses in Ireland, integrating sustainable business practices isn’t just about reducing environmental impact; it’s about driving growth, fostering resilience, and meeting the evolving expectations of customers and stakeholders alike. Implementing sustainable business practices […]

Understanding the New Code of Practice for the Rights to Request Remote and Flexible Working

Remote and flexible working

By Shannon Power, 10th April 2024 In the wake of the evolving landscape of work culture, the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has recently introduced a new Code of Practice, outlining the rights of both employees and employers regarding flexible and remote work arrangements. This comprehensive guide serves as a beacon for navigating the intricacies of modern […]

The Companies (Corporate Governance, Enforcement and Regulatory Provisions) Bill 2024 Published: Automatic loss of audit exemption for small companies to be ended

New Companies Bill 2024 to end automatic audit exemption loss

By Andrew Lambe, 22nd March 2024 The Companies (Corporate Governance, Enforcement and Regulatory Provisions) Bill 2024 was published by the Government on the 15th of March 2024 and is set to be discussed and ratified in the Dáil over the coming weeks. The bill includes proposals for making permanent provisions giving companies and industrial and provident […]

Companies Voluntary Strike-Off & CRO Enforcement Proceedings Update

Companies Voluntary Strike-Off & CRO Enforcement Proceedings Update

By Andrew Lambe, 7th March 2024 Please note that there are significant delays in obtaining letters of no objection from the Revenue Commissioners for companies that wish to avail of voluntary strike-off due to ‘the large volume of cases at present’. These applications are dealt with by The National Companies Unit and they have acknowledged the […]