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Getting prepared for the new small business rescue legislation
  • Posted by: Tom Murray
  • Category: Business
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It is very positive news to see that the new Small Company Rescue Process legislation has now passed all legislative stages and is being sent to the President for signing. The Minister’s press release from yesterday may be read on link below: https://lnkd.in/eWbEHrh With the well flagged tapering off of Government supports coming quickly this…

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What is the Irish market size for the Small Company Administrative Rescue Process (“SCARP”​): Lessons from the UK
  • Posted by: Jim Stafford
  • Category: Business
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The legislation for SCARP is expected to be published this week. In planning and allocating resources to use SCARP to help clients recover from Covid, it is necessary to try and predict what the total market size for SCARPs will be. Given the business similarities between Ireland and the UK, it is useful to look…

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Supporting mSME companies through “Early Warning” supports as they emerge from lockdown.
  • Posted by: Tom Murray
  • Category: Business

I was delighted to participate earlier this month as a guest panellist for Early Warning Europe on a debate on “the role of the accountant in Early Warning”  By way of background, in 2016, 15 organizations from seven European Member States formed a partnership to develop Early Warning Europe as a project organization under the…

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Free interactive CPD for network meetings of accountants and solicitors
  • Posted by: Tom Murray
  • Category: Business

We know that many firms of accountants and solicitors organise monthly “network” group meetings with colleagues in other firms to discuss common issues and possible solutions. Such meetings generally take an hour or so. In the current Covid restrictions, many of these meetings have now migrated to video conferencing platforms. We have made CPD presentations to…

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Bankruptcy Tourism in Ireland (Insolvenztourismus in Irland)
  • Posted by: Jim Stafford
  • Category: Business
Bankruptcy Tourism in Ireland

When I was in college I was fortunate to get a Summer job as a Bademeister (lifeguard) in the Hetzel Hotel, Freiburg, Germany. Whilst I did not have any opportunities to save any Frauleins that Summer, I did manage to pick up some of the German language (beyond “2 Bier Bitte.”) Unfortunately, I have now…

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