Áine Kiely O'Donnell

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Sectoral Employment Orders Deemed Unconstitutional by the High Court

The High Court delivered a judgment (June 23rd, 2020) that the provision in the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015 for the making of sectoral employment orders was unconstitutional.  It also set aside the 2019 Electrical Contracting Sector Sectoral Employment Order.
Sectoral Employment Orders
The National Electrical Contractors Ireland (NECI) challenged the validity of the Sectoral Employment Order […]

By |August 4th, 2020|AAL, Company Structure, Industry News, Your Business|Comments Off on Sectoral Employment Orders Deemed Unconstitutional by the High Court

What Business Leaders Can Learn from Sports Leaders

How can your attitude and the energy you display impact positively on the success of your business?  Can business leaders learn from sporting leaders?  Yes, you can. […]

By |July 27th, 2020|AAL, Latest Thinking from AAL|Comments Off on What Business Leaders Can Learn from Sports Leaders

The July Stimulus: What It Means For Businesses

The Irish Government has announced an ambitious plan to restart the economy following the shutdown brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.  The July stimulus was unveiled yesterday, July 23rd, and it is a suite of supports for all business sectors. […]

By |July 24th, 2020|AAL, Covid-19, Your Business|Comments Off on The July Stimulus: What It Means For Businesses

Business Life After Covid – What Next?

So, you have made adjustments to the business to deal with Covid shutdowns. Now, the focus has to be on stabilisation and looking to build a prosperous 2021 which is only 6 months from now.  Most business owners are adopting quickly to get back to some form of normality.  The question is: what is normal?  Here, we look at life after Covid for businesses and what you can do to be ready. […]

By |July 20th, 2020|AAL, Covid-19, Latest Thinking from AAL, Your Business|Comments Off on Business Life After Covid – What Next?

What You Need To Do When Working With Your Accountant

2020 has brought many changes and we are only halfway through the year. The changes have given many business owners the time for deep reflection about their businesses and the strategy for the future. One of the issues is how you work with your accountant. […]

By |July 13th, 2020|AAL, Industry News|Comments Off on What You Need To Do When Working With Your Accountant

Covid-19 Pandemic Payments and Enhanced Illness Benefit: Update

As 63,000 came off the pandemic unemployment payments last week, the Government has updated the eligibility criteria for the unemployment and enhanced illness benefit payments.  These changes will come into effect on July 6th, 2020, and employers and employees should make themselves aware of these changes. […]

By |July 10th, 2020|AAL, Covid-19, PAYE, Tax|Comments Off on Covid-19 Pandemic Payments and Enhanced Illness Benefit: Update

Phase 2 Begins: Retail Reopening & More

Today marks the start of phase 2 of the reopening of the Irish economy after the ‘lockdown’.  From today (June 8th) retail businesses with an on-street entrance/exit can reopen.  Here, we look at the issues facing retailers, the steps that they can take to assist their businesses and other sectors covered by the speeding up of the reopening. […]

By |June 8th, 2020|Covid-19|Comments Off on Phase 2 Begins: Retail Reopening & More

We Are Hiring: Senior Accountant

We have the ideal opportunity for an entrepreneurial senior accountant with a passion for business, to join our growing firm. […]

By |May 22nd, 2020|AAL, Careers|Comments Off on We Are Hiring: Senior Accountant

The Restart Grant – What You Need To Know

We have been assisting businesses with issues relating to Government supports throughout the crisis.  The latest set of supports for businesses, known, as The Restart Grant, were announced in recent days.  The Restart Grant is a €250 million fund to assist small businesses to get back up and running. […]

By |May 17th, 2020|AAL, Covid-19|Comments Off on The Restart Grant – What You Need To Know

The Power To Move On – Part Two

This is the second part of a two-part article that looks at the benefit of innovating in your business.  We see this time as an opportunity to take stock of the strengths of your business and to move forward.  You can read the first part by clicking here. […]

By |May 13th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on The Power To Move On – Part Two