Creation of Central Register of Beneficial Ownership Postponed until Q1 2018

By Andrew Lambe, 12th June 2017 (Updated 19th October 2017) We have recently learned that The Department of Finance has postponed the implementation of the Central Register of Beneficial Ownership until Q1 2018 at the earliest. This was the second and final part of Ireland’s implementation of the 4th EU AML Directive (AML4D) with the first[…] Read More

Engaging Employees and Performance Management –more than distant cousins!

By Orlaith Hickey, HR Consultant. 9th May 2017 The employment relationship has changed vastly over the last 20 years. This has come about due to increased competition, a change in customer demands, new technologies and the expectation of improved results from stakeholder and shareholders. This new competitive business environment demands constant change – in how[…] Read More

Why is Ireland so popular for the funds industry?

By Caitlyn Buchanan. 4 April 2017   The Irish funds industry has earned an excellent reputation around the globe as a location for strong and efficient regulation, that encourages market and product developments, while protecting the interests of its investors. Ireland has developed as a strong knowledge economy, focused on services and high-tech industries; it[…] Read More

What are the company name restrictions in Ireland?

By Caitlyn Buchanan, 8th March 2017   Choosing a company name is an important step because it will become an integral part of your brand. Company Names must be approved and are granted at the Companies Registration Office’s (CRO) discretion. Think of a couple options and use this guide to avoid your company name being[…] Read More

Ireland’s Start-Up Refunds for Entrepreneurs (SURE)

By Caitlyn Buchanan. 16th February 2017 Start-up ventures and entrepreneurs are making an important impact on Ireland. They are changing the world and impacting the economy for the better but creating a successful business isn’t easy. Fortunately, a wonderful incentive has been announced by Ireland’s Revenue Commissioner and Local Enterprise office. SURE or the ‘Start-up[…] Read More

Merry Christmas from Company Bureau and Happy New Year 2017!

The team at Company Bureau would like to take this opportunity to wish you, your family and colleagues a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous 2017! This year we have decided to make our donation by sponsoring a star for Focus Ireland on their Christmas tree on Grafton Street. Focus Ireland works with people who[…] Read More