Category Archives: Business Growth

Is Revenue Watching You?

Owl watching closely

I always feel like somebody’s watching me And I have no privacy (oh no) I always feel like somebody’s watching me Tell me is it just a dream?  Rockwell, Michael Jackson What a gorgeous summer morning out there. Sun and a light breeze but not much heat yet. I must welcome back the Foleys from

Pensions Drawdowns – Be the Man

Elderly lady

I got gas in the tank I got money in the bank I got news for you baby, you’re looking at the man I got skin in the game Headed to the hall of fame I got news for you baby, you’re looking at the man. The Man. The Killers All set here in Tramore

Top 5 Benefits of Outsourcing your Bookkeeping

Bookkeeping team at CF

Most business owners dread that day every year when the phone rings. Oh no, it’s the accountants looking for the books. A lot of running about searching for the paperwork only to find, as always, you’re missing some. The hassle of ringing the bank to get replacements and paying through the nose for them. Or

A Beginners View of Xero

Ger helping client with their numbers

There’s no sign of the heatwave that’s hitting Spain and France in Tramore this morning. Rain is on the way with a high of 15 degrees. Seville is 26 degrees at half 8 in the morning with a high of up to 42 degrees expected tomorrow. Sweltering. No wonder there were so many half-naked men

Bookkeeping Is My Thing

Aedin our excellent bookkeeper

My sister is a nurse – our very own on-call 24-hour health adviser, whether she likes it or not! There’s a reassurance in knowing that she’s always at the end of the phone if there’s even a slight medical emergency. Her husband is self-employed and funnily enough she feels the same way about me. I’m

Benefits of Outsourcing your Bookkeeping

Accountant helping business woman

2022 is the year that we begin to restructure and gather our bearings after the chaos of the last 2 years. We know from the last 2 years that a lot of things are not foreseeable, but we all want to prepare now more than ever. Today we look at how bookkeeping can make your

Cost of Setting Up a Company in Ireland

Man thinking about cost

I survived Tayto Park. The roller coasters were great fun except for getting a pain in my brain after the second go on Cu Chulainn. Between the speed and the vibrations, it was crazy. The new Dino Dash was brilliant. Short, fast, and my favourite. I hated every minute of Power Surge, dangling upside down

There Are Funny Moments Too

Timmy the cat is looking out the window at these metal boxes with wheels whizzing by. Trying to spot his own kind but no joy yet. He’s out with me as the man giving him breakfast is pressing keys on a colourful screen. My ignoring is leading to more affection on his part. I sense

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

“Should I stay or should I go now? Should I stay or should I go now? If I go there will be trouble And if I stay it will be double. So come on and let me know” The Clash It’s sunny but cold here in Tramore. A sun cream and woolly hat sort of

Our Hero Jeff

Our Hero Jeff What a super day out there. The washing machine is going at full pelt given that it’s a great day for drying. The heating is off, the woolly vest is tucked away, and the thought of sun cream crossed my mind. This was overthinking it and being too optimistic. Getting carried away