News & Advice

Category: General

Newsletter – Winter 2020

  Welcome to the Winter edition of our Newsletter. Covid Restrictions Support Scheme (CRSS) Details of the proposed Covid Restrictions Support Scheme (“CRSS”) were published in the Finance Bill 2020. The CRSS is a targeted support for businesses significantly impacted by restrictions introduced by the Government under public health regulations to combat the effects of […]

Budget 2021 – The COVID-19 Budget

BUDGET OVERVIEW A truly historic Budget involving Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Green Party is marked by huge spending increases. A record Budget of €17.75 billion has been announced with nearly half of all spending going on Covid-19 supports which has been framed by the pandemic and the prospect of a no-trade deal Brexit. […]

Newsletter-Summer 2020

  Welcome to the Summer edition of our Newsletter. Last Thursday saw the introduction of the July Job stimulus and while not all the detail is yet known, our view here in Guardian is that it is overall very positive. Here is a summary of what was announced, and we will issue the detail when […]

25th Anniversary

The most positive thing I can say at the moment is that the 12th of May marked my 25th Anniversary of self-employment. I attach my first business card – I started off in a 10 x 10 serviced office in the PYE Centre in Dundrum, the site where Dundrum Shopping Centre now stands. I reckon […]

New minimum wage from 1st February 2020

Hi All, There are new minimum wages rates coming into effect from 1st February 2020. The rate is going from €9.80 per hour to €10.10 per hour. Here is a more detailed chart for underage workers.