If you are a non EEA resident you can setup a limited company in Ireland. You either need to have at least one direct who is an EEA resident or you need to have a Section 137 Non-EEA Resident Director Bond. The bond costs roughly €2,000 + VAT and lasts for 2 years. With the…

If you’re considering starting your own business to supplement your income or to escape your current job now is a good time to start. There are plenty of sources of low cost advice, legislation to reduce bureaucracy, greater access to freelancers and new technology to reduce your start-up costs.  If you have a new innovative…

A limited company is a separate legal entity. It owners ie the shareholders, are only liable for the money the have invested in the company. This is in comparison to a sole trader who is personally liable for the liabilities of the business. This is one of the major benefits of a limited company. To…

The cost of producing video for your target client has dropped dramatically making it very accessible to a broad range businesses. Video allows the customer to vividly see the benefits of your product / service before they buy, reducing the risk or concerns they may have. Also, as most people source information from the web,…

Customers make the best sales reps. People who have used your product or service and are willing to risk their reputation to recommend your business. However most businesses do not benefit from this simple fact. The best way to is to simply ask for a referral. Given the prevalence of social media such as facebook,…

Recommendations Recommendations will always be the best source to assist you in finding quality accountants in Dublin. Dublin is a socially small city. A trusted friend or business acquaintance can provide a reliable opinion. While most accountants are ethical in their approach to running their business, it is far too easy to ask a friend…

If you operate a business that trades under a different name to your own or if a limited company, different to the legal name you need to register a business name with the CRO. The process is very quick and simple using the CRO’s core.ie website First, check on the CRO using company search that…

One of the best ways to sell your product, particularly to business customers, is through referrals and referral groups. A referral group is made up of members who have the same target customers but who are not in competition with each other. For examples, an accountant and a web developer targeting small & medium businesses…