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Accountant Online Wins Best Small Practice of the Year

Accountant Online Wins Best Small Practice of the Year

Accountant Online has won the Best Small Practice Award at last night’s Irish Accountancy Awards gala ceremony in The Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin. Speaking after the event, founder and director Larissa Feeney (on right in picture) said they “are thrilled to receive the award for Best Small Practice 2017. Winning an award like this makes me…

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Donegal retailers to expand jobs in 2016, survey finds

Donegal retailers to expand jobs in 2016, survey finds

A new survey shows that over 85% of Donegal retailers saw an increase in Christmas season trade in 2015, while over 50% intend to take on new staff in 2016. That’s according to a sample survey conducted across the county by award-winning online accountancy firm, accountantonline.ie . “This is the second year in a row…

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HD McKay to address Donegal Engineers on defective concrete blocks

HD McKay to address Donegal Engineers on defective concrete blocks

The Donegal Region of Engineers Ireland are hosting a special event on 14th January at the Radisson Blu in Letterkenny, and HD McKay consulting engineers are making a presentation on the defective blocks issue. The presentation will be given by Damien McKay, who says “one of the key issues I have been dealing with and raising regularly…

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Start-Up Business of the Year award for MLMG Financial Brokers

Start-Up Business of the Year award for MLMG Financial Brokers

Founding partners Cathal McLaughlin and Philip McGonigle said they were both stunned and delighted at scooping Start-up Business of the Year award 2015, at the first annual Buncrana Chamber of Commerce Business Awards. The MLMG Financial Brokers team gathered with a large crowd from across the peninsula at this inaugural awards ceremony, on Saturday the…

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How to use Facebook as your blog platform

How to use Facebook as your blog platform

Blogs are a great way to show your prospective clients or customers how much you know and how valuable your expertise can be to them. If you have a business website, developing a blog can increase traffic to your site as much as traditional SEO techniques. Let’s say you know all this, and you want…

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Virtual Financial Controller package launched for SME’s

Virtual Financial Controller package launched for SME’s

Is your business too small to support a full-time Financial Controller? What if you could have all the benefits of an FC at a fraction of the cost? What if the service included instant online access to your monthly accounts from your mobile devices when you are on the go? Enter, the Virtual Financial Controller…

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Accountantonline.ie in finals for Donegal business awards

Accountantonline.ie in finals for Donegal business awards

Congratulations to our client Accountantonline.ie, who been selected as finalists in the Enterprising Donegal Business Awards. We’re particulalrly delighted for owner and founder Larissa Feeney, who set up Ireland’s first online accountancy service just two years ago. She already won Best Innovation Award at the Letterkenny Chamber Business Awards in November 2014 so we’ll be…

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Buncrana quilting business goes Nationwide!

Buncrana quilting business goes Nationwide!

Buncrana-based quilting business “The Fennel Shed” is to feature on this Friday’s Nationwide programme on RTE 1 at 7.00 p.m.  “We just heard that the programme is going out right after the main evening news on Friday Nov 29th – the same evening as the Toy Show on the Late Late,” says owner Gaye Grant. “We…

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Minimum wage up in Northern Ireland

Minimum wage up in Northern Ireland

Local accountants MLMG of Buncrana say the National Minimum Wage for the UK and Northern Ireland has gone up. The minimum wage for adults has now increased to £6.31 . The rise,  first announced in April of this year,  follows the recommendations of the UK’s Low Pay Commission. Other changes include the following: The rate for…

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Major increase in shipping through Foyle Port

Major increase in shipping through Foyle Port

Shipping through Foyle Port increased by 27% over the past year leading to before tax profits of over £1.2m, according to the Chairman of Londonderry Port and Harbour Commissioners.  Mr Garvan O’Doherty announced an excellent set of results for the year 2012 – 13 at the Harbour Commissioners annual general meeting today. Mr O’Doherty described…

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