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Company Accountant Vacancy

Overview Our client, an innovative progressive company based in Dundalk, Co. Louth involved in the manufacture and supply of both local and remote monitoring equipment for various industries including but not limited to Oil, Water and LPG.   The company has many award winning products and has enjoyed substantial growth and now has markets in over 15 countries. As the company continues to expand there is an immediate ...

PKF-FPM Win Large Practice of the Year and Overall Practice of the Year at the Irish Accountancy Awards 2017

Leading island based accountancy practice PKF-FPM Accountants have won the Overall Practice of the year at the prestigious Irish Accountancy Awards Gala Banquet Ceremony which took place on Thursday 18th May 2017 at the Ballsbridge Hotel in Dublin.   After winning the Large Practice of the Year earlier in the evening against stiff competition, the final award of the evening, Overall Practice of the Year, was presented ...

Rural Business Investment Scheme

Mourne, Gullion & Lecale Rural Development Partnership has opened Tranche 2 of the Rural Enterprise Programme. Types of activity which may be supported; • Rural tourism, including some types of rural holiday accommodation, craft retail unit, restaurants • Construction, re-construction or establishment of workshops, factories, plants, premises and facilities for various activities such as repair of machinery; production and/or processing of non-agricultural goods and materials, plastics, sewage and ...

Managing Your Working Capital Seminar

Learn from practical working capital management experts at PKF-FPM to help you understand that tracking and managing cashflow is critical to business growth, survival and peace of mind! PKF-FPM in association with Credit Risk Brokers and Euler Hermes, will be hosting a Working Capital Management Roadshow on Thursday 25th May 2017 across three locations. Location: Belfast                       ...

New Frontiers Pitching Competition

PKF-FPM Director Michael Farrell is pictured at the Regional Development Centre in Dundalk Institute of Technology for the finals of their Enterprise Ireland for the New Frontiers Pitching Competition.   Huge congrats to the winners Rain + Conker and well done to all the runners-up – Kookee, Irish Micro Greens, Viska Systems and Innovo Laboratories.   We are proud to have sponsored the event alongside AIB & Bridgewater.ie.   To view ...

The national minimum wage is changing

Both the living wage and the national minimum wage have increased effective from 1st April 2017. The hourly rate for the minimum wage depends on your age and whether you’re an apprentice.   These rates are for the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage. The rates change every April.   Year 25 and over 21 to 24 18 to 20 Under 18 Apprentice April 2017 £7.50 £7.05 £5.60 £4.05 £3.50  Apprentices   Apprentices are entitled to the apprentice rate if they’re either: aged ...

PKF-FPM R&D Breakfast Seminar – Belfast

HAVE YOU EXPLORED R&D OPPORTUNITIES IN YOUR BUSINESS? MAKE SURE YOU AREN’T MISSING OUT!   Is your business missing out on a valuable tax relief, Research & Development (“R&D”)? If a business is carrying out qualifying R&D activities, significant tax savings and a tax refund from HMRC could be obtained. There is a misconception that R&D relief only applies to scientists!!! The good news, it applies to all ...

Brexit Policy Priorities – and need to get NI Executive operating again

Setting and monitoring Brexit policy continues to be a strategic priority for businesses. With the countdown to Brexit starting in earnest on March 29, discussions about the potential impact will intensify over the coming weeks.   In this context, the current talks among the NI political parties to re-establish a new Executive are key. We must all urge our political leaders to push out their boundaries as ...

PKF-FPM R&D RoI Breakfast Seminar

HAVE YOU EXPLORED R&D OPPORTUNITIES IN YOUR BUSINESS? MAKE SURE YOU AREN’T MISSING OUT!   Is your business missing out on a valuable tax relief, Research & Development (“R&D”)? If a business is carrying out qualifying R&D activities, significant tax savings and a tax refund from the Revenue Commissioners could be obtained There is a misconception that R&D relief only applies to scientists!!! The good news, it applies ...

PKF-FPM Family Business Breakfast Seminar

Talk to the Family Business and Asset Succession experts at PKF-FPM to help you with planning for the next generation and getting your business ready. Succession is a process and not an event, the process should be initiated early, take place over time and be revised if necessary. Financial independence and security for the senior generation is very important. Let us show you how to avoid emotional ...