News from AAL

Clarity on the Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme

Are you confused about the COVID-19 Wage Subsidy scheme?

Aine Kiely O’Donnell provides much needed clarity on the temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme.
What Is the Scheme?
The Scheme, enables employees, whose employers are affected by the pandemic, to receive significant supports directly from their employer through the payroll system.

The Scheme will be available to employers who […]

By |April 1st, 2020|AAL, Covid-19|Comments Off on Clarity on the Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme

It’s Time To Start Thinking Differently

In times of disruption or crisis, novel circumstances abound. Understanding the contours of what is happening and what is most likely to happen next can be the difficult piece, especially if you are a traditional thinker.  Áine Kiely O’Donnell looks at new ways of thinking that might help you, and your business, in these extraordinary times. […]

By |March 29th, 2020|AAL, COVID-19, Latest Thinking from AAL, Your Business|Comments Off on It’s Time To Start Thinking Differently

What Employers Need To Know About Covid-19

The unprecedented health emergency that is Covid-19 has brought about decisive actions from governments around the world.  In Ireland, a number of schemes have been introduced to assist employers and the self-employed.  We look at the details of those schemes in this article. […]

By |March 25th, 2020|AAL, Covid-19, Latest Thinking from AAL, Your Business|Comments Off on What Employers Need To Know About Covid-19

AAL Covid-19 Update

These unprecedented times will require unique and imaginative responses from all parties.  Business are being impacted in a way that they never have been before.  We are talking to businesses every day and assisting them at this difficult time.  We are highlighting the supports that are in place, or are about to be introduced, to help businesses during the COVID-19 crisis.  If you want to speak to us at any stage about how we might be able to help, then call us on 052 61 37775.  Please feel free to share this AAL Covid-19 update with any other business owner that you might think would benefit from reading it. […]

By |March 20th, 2020|Covid-19, Latest Thinking from AAL, Your Business|Comments Off on AAL Covid-19 Update

What Are The Benefits In Operating With A Limited Company?

Are you operating your business as a sole trader or partnership? Or, are you a farmer looking at the issue of how your farming business is structured?  Is it time to change to a limited company structure? In this blog, we look at the benefits and obligations related to limited companies. […]

By |March 16th, 2020|AAL, Company Structure, Latest Thinking from AAL, PAYE, Pension, Tax|Comments Off on What Are The Benefits In Operating With A Limited Company?

Covid-19 & Your Business: What To Do

The Covid-19 outbreak is first and foremost a human tragedy, affecting hundreds of thousands of people. It is also having a growing impact on the global economy.

As the outbreak continues to spread, businesses are preparing for possible impacts on their operations.

In this article, Aine Kiely O Donnell looks at what businesses should do to prepare for potential disruption to the market. […]

By |March 13th, 2020|AAL, Covid-19, Industry News|Comments Off on Covid-19 & Your Business: What To Do

UK National Minimum Wage Increase – What Employers Need To Know

Ensuring that your business complies with legislation is a full-time task.  Changes to the UK national minimum wage will be introduced on April 1st 2020 and businesses need to be aware of the changes.  In this article, Áine Kiely O’Donnell, Managing Director at AAL, looks at the changes. […]

By |March 10th, 2020|AAL, Industry News|Comments Off on UK National Minimum Wage Increase – What Employers Need To Know

10 Financial Questions If You Are Considering Retirement

The issue of retirement and the age at which workers can expect to exit the workforce were at the centre of the 2020 General Election campaign in Ireland.  As the population ages and more people arrive at a pensionable age, the issue of planning for that eventuality has come to the fore in Irish business.

Irrespective of age, everyone should be considering how they will fund their retirement.  We are living longer and retirees are more active than any of their predecessors thanks to advances in medicine and the overall quality of life in the country.

In this blog from Áine Kiely O’Donnell, we ask 10 questions that everyone should be considering when thinking about a pension. […]

By |March 9th, 2020|AAL, PAYE, Pension|Comments Off on 10 Financial Questions If You Are Considering Retirement

Are You A Contractor? Are You Ready for IR 35?

The introduction of IR 35 in the UK will present significant challenges to contractors.  The Covid-19 crisis has resulted in a delay to the introduction of IR 35.  It was due to be introduced in April 2020.  The British Government has now decided to defer the introduction until April 2021.  The deferral gives people impacted by the introduction of  IR 35 the opportunity to spend time ascertaining their status and if they fall within our outside IR 35.  AAL can help you with your IR 35 issues.  […]

By |March 2nd, 2020|AAL, Company Structure, Tax|Comments Off on Are You A Contractor? Are You Ready for IR 35?

How Automation Can Help You To Grow Your Business

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is neither costly to the business owner nor challenging to the employee. Rather, it gives the finance function real-time data to enable companies to make informed decisions while using the most up to date information. […]

By |February 7th, 2020|Automation, Industry News|0 Comments