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Com-Net Corporate Consultants was established in 1999 to meet the growing demand for specialist services and advice in the area of Irish Company Law and Company Secretarial Practice due to the ever increasing introduction of new legalisation placing more and more onerous responsibilities on Companies, their Directors, Secretaries, Shareholders and Stakeholders.
Com-Net are specialist providers of a wide and continually developing range of professional corporate services to our personal and corporate clients both in Ireland and world-wide.
We help incorporate new companies, register their trading names, assist with tax registrations and all compliance aspects as the company carries on trading, including annual returns, annual general meetings, annual tax returns and all CRO filings, including liquidations and strike offs.
We are an alternative to your accountant or solicitor - who may currently act in this capacity for you - but without the expensive overheads and [...]
The Small Firms Association (SFA) has today released the findings of its Summer Small Business Survey. According to Patricia Callan, SFA Director, “the overall survey results show a continuing improvement in the sentiment of small business owner-managers; however many remain under serious pressure.”
A total of 592 companies responded to the survey, and the regionally representative sample was drawn from a variety of sectors, including manufacturing, retail distribution, and services. Regarding jobs, the survey indicated that 23% of respondents expect to recruit temporary staff in the next three months and 15% expect to recruit permanent staff in the same time frame. According to Callan, this is the first time since 2009 that more companies have indicated they would employ staff in the next three months than let staff go.
On an even more positive note, the proportion of respondents implementing lay-offs and short-term working arrangements now stand at their [...]
The Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA) has announced a conference in the RDS on Tuesday 5th July 2011. The conference, titled A Flavour of the Future, will look at the challenges facing the Irish agri-food industry in a global marketplace. This conference is supported by Bank of Ireland, Bord Bia, and The Irish Farmers Journal.
With speakers such as Simon Coveney, T.D. (Minister for Agriculture, Marine and Food), Aidan Cotter (CEO, Bord Bia), Matt Dempsey (Editor, Irish Farmers’ Journal), and John Bryan (President, Irish Farmers’ Association) & Mark Cunningham, (Director of Business Banking Ireland & UK, Bank of Ireland Group) the conference promises plenty of interest for those in the Agri-food industry.
If you’re involved in the Agri-food business (whether as producer, supplier, or consumer), this conference is a chance to hear leading voices speak on the future of the industry in Ireland.
For more informatio [...]
Welcome to the first 'Show Your Business' feature from our LinkedIn group. We'll be showcasing member's businesses each week, starting with Gerard Lynch, Director at MyIrelandInfo.com, as he gives us some insight around his company.
MyIrelandInfo.com is part of A Global Tourist Information Network www.mydestination.com. We are a one stop shop for people who are tired of jumping from site to site to organise their golf, accommodation, restaurants, entertainment etc.
Founded in 2006 by two young entrepreneurs on their summer holidays in Marbella the business has grown to over 100 destinations in just 5 years and has been so successful that the founders never returned to University to complete their degrees.
"We launched the Irish section of the site [...]
Social Entrepreneurs Ireland directly supports high potential social entrepreneurs to enable them to maximise their impact.
At the core of their activities is their Social Impact Programme which provides financial investment and direct support to early stage social entrepreneurs.
Eight exceptional organisations have been announced as finalists of the 2011 Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awards, each vying for a part of the €650,000 prize fund. The prize fund, supported by DCC plc, has increased by over a third this year in response to the increasing strength of social entrepreneurship in Ireland and the growing need for the services social entrepreneurs provide.
The finalists include envi [...]
On Thursday, the All About Business team visited the Enterprise Week event in Kildaton College, Co. Kilkenny themed "Supporting Recovery through Exports Agri & Food" went off yesterday without a hitch.
Over 60 local businesses exhibited their products and services at Kildalton College, the largest agricultural college in the country. Exhibitors were diverse and included local entrepreneurs promoting everything from hand painted silks, Cashel blue cheese and cupcakes to companies selling farm equipment and bio-mass fuel systems!
Phil Hogan TD and Minister for the Environment opened up the event with the message that confidence was the key to our economic future. Minister Hogan spoke about the challenges that businesses in the Agri & Food sector were facing and what the government were doing to support them.
The second speaker, Des Crowley, Chief Executive Retail BOI, communicated the message that Bank of Ireland is open for business, both to existing customers and ne [...]