What are Ledger Management Services (LMS)?

Ledger Management Services

By Gerry Barrett Sales Director CMOS The Ward Group 1st August 2018 An efficient ledger management strategy is crucial to improving a business’s cash flow and reducing the risk of incurring debt. Ledger Management Services (LMS) are a cost-effective alternative to using a debt collector to settle outstanding balances on the general ledger. A small-to-medium […]

Section 343 Audit Exemption Application retained! Company Statutory Audits Bill 2017 signed into law

Section 343 district court application

By Andrew Lambe, 27th July 2018 The Company (Statutory Audits) Bill 2017 was signed into law on 25th July 2018 by President Michael D. Higgins and will be commenced into law in the coming weeks. Audit Exemption Application has been retained, this is very good news for Accountants and SME’s. Statutory Audits Bill 2017 included a proposal […]

Person with Significant Control Requirements for UK Companies

Person of Significant Control | Requirement for UK Limited Company

By Philip Hayden, 24th July 2018 A UK Limited Company has an obligation to supply to the Companies House and maintain a register that lists any Person with Significant Control (PSC). The PSC register is designed to increase transparency when it comes to the ownership of a UK Limited Company. In addition, the Person of Significant […]

Setting up a UK or Northern Ireland Company

Philip Hayden, 12th July 2018 With the current uncertainty surrounding Brexit, there is no better time to incorporate a company in the UK. We recommend a United Kingdom, Northern Ireland company to secure a foothold within this fluctuating market. Setting up an entity in this region can help to avoid sharp changes in the strength […]

What are the record keeping obligations for an Irish company?

Irish company compliance

Philip Hayden, 6th July 2018 There are several different factors to take into account when reviewing record keeping obligations for an Irish company files including assessing how long documents should be retained before embarking on a ‘Spring Clean’ of records. Record Keeping can be defined as any records an Irish company is required to keep […]

Irish Trademark Applications up 11% in 2017

Irish trademark application

By Caitlyn Buchanan, 19th June 2018 According to statistics published by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation, there was an 11% increase in Irish Trademark applications in 2017. The total number of applications in 2017 was 3,965. Trademarking is a method of certifying and protecting the various symbols that represent your product, brand or service. […]

Appointing a Registered Person

power of attorney

By Philip Hayden, 18th June 2018 One useful addition to the Companies Act that has yet to be utilised by many entities is the option of appointing a Registered Person. Section 39 of the Companies Act 2014, allows the appointment of someone to bind a company who is not currently sitting as an officer of […]

Register of Beneficial Ownership Filing Service

All Irish companies now have a statutory obligation to filing their Beneficial Ownership information with the central register within 5 months of incorporation. Use Company Bureau’s Register of Beneficial Ownership Filing Service to ensure your company is compliant with this requirement. The Central Register of Beneficial Ownership (RBO) began accepting online filings from 22nd June 2019, followed […]

Internal Register of Beneficial Owners

Company Bureau can assist you with the creation and/or maintenance of your company’s beneficial owners register. This statutory requirement came into existence on the 15th November 2016 as part of Ireland’s implementation of the 4th EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AML4D) and requires Irish companies to create and maintain this internal register of beneficial owners. The […]

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