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Personal Debt

May 4, 2012

I currently operate a retail business through my own family company. Five years ago I personally purchased the company’s current shop premises, at a considerable cost and now have a large personal... Click here to read more...

Self Employed Income Protection

April 13, 2012

I am a Director of an SME and I am considering implementing some form of Income Protection plan to compensate me if I am out of work due to illness or injury. Is this a good idea and what are the... Click here to read more...

Key Person Life Cover

April 6, 2012

I am a Company Director through which I run my Supermarket / Convenience Store Business. The Company currently has loans owing to our Bank of €550,000. When I took out these loans originally I was... Click here to read more...


March 30, 2012

I have recently inherited a second residential property, which I have received rental income from since the start of this year. I have paid the household charge on same; however I have now been told... Click here to read more...

What Savings Are Needed To Fund Education Costs?

March 23, 2012

I have 2 children, aged 3 and 6. My wish is for them to attend 3rd Level Education once they have finished secondary school. Can you please advise what costs I can expect and also what I need to... Click here to read more...

Is Tax Relief Available on Third Level Education Tuition Fees?

March 15, 2012

My eldest son has recently completed his CAO application and will be in college from next September. It is my understanding that tax relief may be available in respect of any third level tuition fees... Click here to read more...

Seed Capital Relief

March 2, 2012

I have recently been made unemployed and now wish to set up my own business. A friend of mine has mentioned to me that I may now be in a position to claim Seed Capital relief, as a result of this.... Click here to read more...

With funding harder to come by, there is light at the end of the tunnel.

February 16, 2012

Wexford Local Development ( WLD) is committed to supporting new and expanding small businesses in County Wexford through the National Rural Development Programme ( NRDP) in County Wexford. Click here to read more...

Boost your business with grants

February 13, 2012

If you're planning to start a new business or launch a new product, find out what feasibility grants are available to fund pre-start-up studies and market research. Click here to read more...

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