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Guest article: Gender pay gap – Key issues explained

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An Irish female currently earns 14 cents less than every euro earned by an Irish male. This occurs across all sectors and organisational levels. Will the coming legislation help?

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Sustainability: Moving the Conversation Forward

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Shedding a light on a topic of deep interest to Mazars, we commissioned the Economist Intelligence Unit to examine the relationship between regulation and sustainability. In this article, the way in which sustainability can be both measured and encouraged via regulation is researched, as well as the differences between countries and regions in adopting sustainable practices.

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Regulation & Sustainability: Five questions, answered

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Regulation can be a powerful force in driving sustainable practices amongst businesses – from corporate reporting to mandatory action. But what are the right metrics for sustainability and who should be responsible for tracking them? The response to these questions may be different based on geography, sector and market segment.

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Financial Services- How Well Positioned is Ireland for a Time of Change

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How well prepared is the Irish financial services sector to meet the challenges ahead in a variety of areas - from international political and trade relations, regulation and taxation to technology and sustainability?

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Irish businesses taking GDPR compliance in their stride

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• 88% businesses confident in their interpretation of GDPR obligations
• However, 68% businesses found compliance ‘a challenge’
• 3rd GDPR-awareness report launched by Mazars and McCann FitzGerald

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Mazars Renews IoD Sponsorship for 2019

The IoD Breakfast & Evening Briefing Series has been increased for 2019 with 18 member briefings to be held in Dublin, Cork and Galway. Covering a wide range of topics from property and economic outlooks, through to themes such as leadership, crisis communication in the boardroom and entrepreneurship, the Breakfast & Evening Briefing Series blends expert speakers with insightful topics of relevance to directors and business leaders.

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Sustainability: Technology enabled

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The Economist Intelligence Unit wrote a set of articles sponsored by Mazars focusing on the role of regulation and technology in relation to sustainability. In this article, the rapid expansion of technologies around sustainability practice and reporting – from ESG-themed data mining to blockchain voting – is explored.

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Technology and Sustainability: Five innovations defining the future

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As the call for increased transparency and accountability from companies on their environmental, social and governance efforts continues, companies spend signficant time and effort in identifying how to consistently capture meaningful and reliable non-financial data to share with their stakeholders. Digital solutions could offer them support in this challenge.

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Business trends for 2019 and beyond

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Where is business going in 2019? What effect will Brexit and regulation have in Ireland? What will technology do to our jobs and work practices and procedures? Mark Kennedy, Managing Partner of Mazars, looks into what might be in store for 2019 and beyond.

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Doing Business Overseas Risks & Rewards

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Operating internationally offers the potential for businesses to develop and expand, but this is not without its risks. Doing business overseas has its highs and lows, but can be intimidating, especially for SMEs and start-ups. It is important that a company researches the market it is trying to break into before making a decision.

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Enabling middle market businesses to achieve sustainable success

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Mazars organised a panel session jointly with The Academy of Business in Society (ABIS) dedicated to “Enabling middle market businesses to achieve sustainable success” at the European Business Summit on 24 May 2018 to mark the launch of their “Middle Market Leaders Lab”.

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Lack of Action to Address Pensions a Significant Oversight

Failure to address pensions was a significant oversight of Budget 2019.

The Roadmap for Pensions Reform — published earlier this year — outlines how the State contributory model is likely to have a €400m deficit within the next 50 years.

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PAYE Modernisation: Points to Consider

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With real-time reporting a reality, there are a number of vital points for employers to consider.

From 1 January 2019, employers will be required to calculate and report their employees’ tax deductions in real-time, leading to a dramatic change in the way employers and employees interact with Revenue.

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Secrets of the Fraud Squad

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It’s more crucial than ever that firms not only take extra steps to protect employees’ and clients’ data, but have robust practices and structures in place that make fraud both less possible and less likely. Here’s what you can, and should, be doing.

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