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Impact on business of coronavirus pandemic difficult to quantify

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Challenges will likely manifest in rising level of restructuring activity throughout 2022

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What is SCARP - Small Company Administrative Rescue Process?

SCARP Small Company Administrative Rescue Process
Small Company Administrative Rescue Process (SCARP) was passed into legislation by the Oireachtas on 13th July 2021. The process provides a rescue tool for SME’s which aims to provide a low-cost alternative to examinership as it is designed to eliminate or significantly reduce the requirement for court intervention which can be costly through examinership.

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Mazars advises Salud, Two-Ten Health on its merger with Titanium Solutions

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Mazars M&A team are delighted to have acted as corporate finance adviser to Salud, Two-Ten Health on their merger with Titanium Solutions, which will form a new global oral health software company.

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Time to refresh, reassess and return to the driver’s seat

Small business
Limerick Partner, Richard Maguire lists some of the opportunities available to businesses.

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IORP II - Irish transposition of pensions EU directive

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In April 2021 the Irish Government transposed the EU Directive IORP II into Irish law under the European Union (Occupational Pension Schemes) Regulations 2021.

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Discrimination in recruitment is often unintentional – here’s how to avoid it

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It’s important that your hiring team are aware of their responsibilities when it comes to equality legislation.

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Green investing grows up

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Environmental and sustainable investing used to be a feel-good but risky proposition. Now it’s more solid bet than many other kinds of stocks, particularly fossil fuels, according to Mark Kennedy.

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Future of finance rests on cost and competitiveness

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The financial services sector has fared relatively well since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in Ireland 15 months ago, proving its resilience in the face of unprecedented global upheaval.

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Ransomware attacks on the rise

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Ransomware attacks are a clear and present danger to operators of critical national infrastructure (CNI) such as health and energy sector organisations, but no organisation is immune. Ransomware is not just about making money; it also threatens public health and national security.

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How to get the great reset right

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A recent C-suite barometer showed a surprising level of optimism among international business leaders. Mark Kennedy deciphers the findings to explain why short-term optimism will need to be buttressed by business transformation plans and long-term investment strategies if organisations are to thrive in a post-pandemic world.

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Business Plus Accountancy & Business Advisory Survey 2021

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As part of the annual Business Plus Accountancy & Business Advisory Survey, Mark Kennedy, Managing Partner, Mazars in Ireland, discusses the Covid-19 impacts on business.

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Client Asset Requirements under the microscope as holdings by entities rise

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A consultation was launched in December by the Central Bank of Ireland on proposed enhancements to the Client Asset Requirements for investment firms, a process that has been promoted by the increase seen in client asset holdings reported to the Central Bank by Irish regulated entities, and which continues until March 10th.

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Update to Ireland’s corporation tax roadmap

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On the 14th of January 2021, the Irish Government published its update to Ireland’s corporation tax roadmap. Minister Donohue explained in his foreword that he published the corporation tax roadmap in 2018 to provide a clear indication to stakeholders of the actions that Ireland would take to ensure that our corporation tax system remained competitive, fair and sustainable.

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Mazars advise JSM Group on its investment from Rutland Partners

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Mazars Deals - M&A team are delighted to have acted as corporate finance adviser to the shareholders and management team of JSM group on its investment by Rutland Partners.

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Business Post interview: Mark Kennedy

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Speaking recently to the Business Post, Mark Kennedy Managing Partner of Mazars in Ireland discussed the future of audit and key considerations for businesses across all sectors.

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