E-Licensing System

Do you operate a pub, restaurant or hotel? The Courts Service have announced the roll out of an online e-licensing system over the coming year.  The licensing applications will be submitted through the Courts Service Online (CSOL) System.  This long-awaited service is central to the strategy of the Courts Service Digitalisation. Currently the e-licensing system is being piloted across 4 … Read More

Mandatory Beneficial Ownership Registration

Companies and Beneficial Owners that do not comply with the new regulations below could be facing a class A fine on summary conviction; or on indictment to a fine up to €500,000 We can set up the Central Register for you, add the necessary beneficial owners, and maintain your internal and central register on your behalf. Provisional Pricing structure If … Read More

EORI Registration

With Brexit moving closer all the time it is vitally important that traders are aware of the requirement to register for an Economic Operators and Identification (EORI) number. The EORI number is the minimum requirement for all traders who import and export goods with a non-EU country and there is a short learning tool available here. You can register for … Read More

Upcoming Changes to Parental Leave (Amendment) Act 2006

Within the next two years, a number of changes to the parental leave act are expected to take place. Please keep in mind that before these changes can come into effect, the legislation must first be enacted.   Paid Parental Scheme This scheme allows parents to take two weeks paid leave each during their child’s first year. This is expected … Read More

Public Register of Beneficial Ownership of Corporates

On 22 March 2019, the Department of Finance released regulations to set up a Central Register of Beneficial Ownership of Corporates. Under the regulations, members of the public will have access to certain information contained on the Central Register, including the name, nationality and month and year of birth of beneficial owners, but will NOT have access to additional information … Read More

Attention Company Directors – The New Companies Act 2014 has now Commenced

The Companies Act 2015 commenced on June 1st. This act will replace the Companies Act 1963 – 2013. From that date, new processes have been introduced. The new Act requires every Company type to have a Company Secretary. The Secretary may be one of the Directors however, if the Company has only one Director then that Company must have a … Read More

Companies Act 2014 – commencing June 1st

The Companies Act 2014 was signed into law by the President on 23rd December 2014. It has not been commenced yet and companies continue to operate under the Companies Acts 1963-2013. The citation remains the Companies Acts 1963 to 2013. (The new Companies Act will not be a part of the current legislation). This new Companies Act 2014 – will … Read More