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PKF Managing Partners Strategic Planning Session

PKF-FPM Managing Partner, Feargal McCormack, was delighted to host the Managing Partners of the PKF and Ireland firms to a Strategic Planning session in their Belfast office on Wednesday and Thursday 14 and 15 March 2018.  

Launch of PLATO Growth Programme in Mid-Ulster

Ambitious Mid Ulster businesses in all industry sectors are being offered a unique opportunity to invest in their management and leadership skills through a customised programme underpinned by peer to peer learning and learning from the Bigger Guys. The programme offers owner managers a business support forum where they can network and discuss business growth challenges with established large ‘parent’ companies in the region. These ...

Spring Statement 2018

The Chancellor promised a Spring Statement devoid of mini-Budget trappings, and that is precisely what he delivered.  He announced no new spending or tax measures, despite the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) providing a marginally more upbeat forecast. Instead Mr Hammond used his despatch box time to review the economy and launch 13 consultations.   For further details on the announcements in this year’s statement download our ...

Client Matters Issue 44

See links below to Client Matters Issue 44, with features including:   • The Sunday Times Top 100 Accolade • Vulture Funds: Opportunity or Threat? • Tax Matters Issue 44 • Brexit Briefing 05   To download your issue please click below;   Client Matters Issue 44 Tax Matters Issue 44 Brexit Briefing 05 Forensics Flyer

PKF-FPM – Placed in The Sunday Times 2018 Top 100 Best Small Companies to Work for in the UK

Leading island accountancy practice PKF-FPM has scored another milestone success…. after being placed in the prestigious Sunday Times Top 100 Best Small Companies to Work for 2018.   PKF-FPM Accountants, currently employing 120 plus staff across six offices – 4 in Northern Ireland and 2 in the Republic of Ireland has established a reputation as one of the leading independent accountancy and business advisory firms operating on ...

The National Minimum Wage is increasing on 1st April 2018

Failure to pay the correct rate can lead to penalties and publication, therefore it is important to have a system in place to remind you of employees birthday if they currently fall into one of the lower categories.     The hourly rate for the minimum wage depends on your age and whether you’re an apprentice. You must be at least:   • school leaving age to get the National Minimum ...

Padraig McManus delivers keynote speech at the PKF-FPM / Ulster University Business School Leadership Event

“If you can get those around you to buy into your strategy and what you are trying to achieve, you are on the road to becoming a leader.”   These were just some of the thoughts shared with business leaders by former Chairman of Eir and Mincon Group Plc, Padraig McManus, as keynote speaker at the PKF-FPM Annual Leadership Talk.   The event was part of the 2018 MLM ...

Family Business Seminar – 20th February 2018

Tuesday 20th February 2018   Venue: Bracken Court Hotel, Balbriggan   To confirm your FREE place contact Sonya Kelly: 01 6913500 email sm.kelly@pkffpm.com  

PKF-FPM Annual Leadership Talk with Padraig McManus

Join Padraig McManus as he chats to Gerry Kelly at the PKF-FPM Annual Leadership Talk.  This event will take place as part of the 2018 MLN Management Month in association with the Ulster University Business School.   When: Thursday 8th February 2018 Starting at 10.30am sharp (Registration from 9.45am)   Where: Ulster University Business School, Ulster University, Belfast Campus, York Street, Belfast BT15 1ED   Places are by invitation only and are limited, to reserve your seat please contact ...

Grant Assistance from Mourne Gullion and Lecale RDP

Grant assistance of up to £75,000 is available for Rural Businesses across Newry, Mourne and Down District Council.   Mourne, Gullion and Lecale Rural Development Partnership will be holding Mandatory Pre Application Workshops in early 2018 for the scheme of Rural Business Investment.   Workshops must be attended by a representative that has authority to sign on behalf of the organisation e.g. business owner or company director – you ...