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Preparing to Apply for a Business Loan

July 13, 2012

I want to expand my business but need some extra funding to do so. Everything I’ve heard suggests it’s extremely difficult to get a business loan at the moment. Is there anything I can do to increase... Click here to read more...

Succeeding at succession

July 12, 2012

Succession is one of the hardest challenges a family business can face, not only for the family but also for the staff and for clients. However, if you want to ensure long-term survival of the... Click here to read more...

New Online System for Student Grants

July 6, 2012

I’m hoping to start college for the first time in September and think I may be eligible for a student grant. I’ve been told by a friend that I need to apply for my grant through “SUSI”. Can you tell... Click here to read more...

Completing an SFS Form for Mortgage Arrears

June 28, 2012

I’ve fallen behind with my mortgage repayments and the bank has asked me to fill out an “SFS Form” before they will consider an alternative repayment schedule. What exactly is this form and how do I... Click here to read more...


June 22, 2012

I am a self-employed graphic designer and recently I’ve been finding it increasingly tough to collect what I’m owed. Is there anything I can do to make debt collection easier? Click here to read more...

Hiring an Intern under the JobBridge Scheme

June 15, 2012

I own a small company and am thinking of taking on an intern for my sales and marketing department under the JobBridge Scheme. Can you give me any further details on what’s involved? Click here to read more...

Tax Implications When Starting Work

June 1, 2012

I have recently returned home from college for the holidays and am looking for my first summer job. Will I have to pay tax on my earnings and if so, what do I need to do to sort out the situation? Click here to read more...

Choosing the Best Structure for Your New Business

May 25, 2012

I have recently made the decision to become self employed, but am unsure as to whether I should operate as a limited company or a sole trader. Can you offer any advice? Click here to read more...

Books & Records for your Business

May 18, 2012

I have recently started a small business and am wondering what books and records I need to keep? Can you offer some guidelines? Click here to read more...

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