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John Sayles profile

Posted on October 17th, 2018 · Posted in Accounting & Business

Supplier due diligence is a hot topic in government following the collapse of Carillion and profit warnings from other large public sector contractors.  This places John Sayles FCCA at the.. read more

Councils in crisis

Posted on October 17th, 2018 · Posted in Accounting & Business

The crisis at Northamptonshire County Council is perhaps the most stark example, but its financial difficulties are far from unique.  Central government’s phasing out of the revenue support grant to.. read more

Coining IT: Ireland’s burgeoning Initial Coin Offerings

Posted on July 16th, 2018 · Posted in Accounting & Business

Coining IT: Ireland’s burgeoning ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings)                           http://www.accaglobal.com/ie/en/member/member/accounting-business/2018/07/corporate/cryptocurrencies-blockchains.html  

PPPs in Ireland

Posted on June 18th, 2018 · Posted in Accounting & Business

“Public Private Partnerships cannot be regarded as an economically viable option for delivering public infrastructure,” concluded a recent report from the European Court of Auditors.  The EU’s audit body examined.. read more

Follow the Money

Posted on May 16th, 2018 · Posted in Accounting & Business

Irish company AID:Tech was the first organisation in the world to use blockchain technology to prove that international aid to Syrian refugees in Lebanon was delivered and to whom.  The.. read more

Ireland’s social housing hiccup

Posted on April 2nd, 2018 · Posted in Accounting & Business

Housing association borrowing is set to go onto the government’s balance sheet, potentially reducing the availability of funding for new social housing.  The Central Statistical Office has warned the government.. read more

Kieran Donnelly profile

Posted on March 23rd, 2018 · Posted in Accounting & Business

Kieran Donnelly became involved in public audit because a job “came up”.  But, perhaps to his surprise, he enjoyed the work.  “It was exciting in the early days,” he recalls. .. read more

Mining in Africa

Posted on March 23rd, 2018 · Posted in Accounting & Business

Mining has become increasingly important for African countries over recent years.  In the period 2001 to 2014, “extractive industries comprised two-thirds of Africa’s exports”, with “a surge in mine openings.. read more

Corporate governance in Ireland

Posted on January 2nd, 2018 · Posted in Accounting & Business

Ireland has a modern economy and is in the top 20 nations globally for its low level of corruption (it is just below the United States and above Japan), as.. read more

Drones in Africa

Posted on January 2nd, 2018 · Posted in Accounting & Business

Drones are taking off in the business world, with tax professionals using the technology to check on assets and valuations   Drones may still sound a little like science fiction,.. read more

Drones in Asia

Posted on January 2nd, 2018 · Posted in Accounting & Business

Drones are taking off in the business world, with tax professionals using the technology to check on assets and valuations   Drones may still sound a little like science fiction,.. read more

Accountants targeted by tax authorities

Posted on January 2nd, 2018 · Posted in Accounting & Business

Accountants are being targeted by the Revenue Commissioners in the latest clampdown on professionals using aggressive tax avoidance schemes.  Commissioners are extending previous operations that examined professionals’ use of tax.. read more