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Pat Carroll & Company is authorised by the Institute of Chartered Accountant in Ireland to carry out investment advice and to carry out audit work in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain. We can help to reduce your time on administration.
This, in turn allows you to concentrate on your key business objectives, run your business, increase sales and meet your customers objectives. Let us take the ‘hassle factor’ out of your accounting and book-keeping. At Pat Carroll & Company we offer a substantial accounts service for sole traders, partnership and limited liability companies. Read more..
Consumer prices rose by 1.3% in year to January21st February 2020
Consumer prices rose by 1.3% in the year to the end of January, according to the Central Statistics Office, maintaining the level recorded at the end of 2019. Prices fell on a monthly basis, however, by 0.7%. According to the CSO prices in education saw the biggest increase over the 12 month period, up 4.1%. […]Read More...
NTMA sells €500m of Treasury Bills with -0.535%...21st February 2020
The National Treasury Management Agency has sold €500m worth of Treasury Bills. The manager of the State’s finances said it received bids worth a total of €1.425 billion – almost three times the amount on offer. The bills have a maturity of six months and were sold at a yield of -0.535%. Today’s auction was […]Read More...
Significant gaps as EU budget negotiations to...21st February 2020
EU leaders will resume negotiations this morning on the seven year budget after failing to make any breakthrough in talks late last night. There are still significant gaps between bigger net contributors and poorer member states over the size of the budget and what the spending priorities should be. Leo Varadkar is expected to join […]Read More...
EU leaders face tough negotiations over budget20th February 2020
EU leaders will gather in Brussels in an attempt to reach agreement on the next seven-year budget which faces a shortfall of up to €75 billion due to the UK’s departure. A number of richer countries want to limit the increase in the budget to 1% of gross national income, but they are facing strong resistance from […]Read More...
European shares hit record high on drop in new...20th February 2020
European shares notched a fresh record high on Wednesday, as a decline in the number of new coronavirus cases and hopes of more stimulus from Beijing helped a recovery from fears of a sustained hit to global supply and demand. DUBLIN Glanbia, which is due to publish full-year results next week, was one of the […]Read More...
European Union plans new rules around AI, data...20th February 2020
Social media platforms and artificial intelligence developers will face new regulations under a European Union plan published today. The European Commission says its digital strategy is designed to make technology more people-focused, while also ensuring its digital industry is not reliant on other countries in the future. It includes changes to the way data is […]Read More...
FTSE 100 rebounds as housebuilders gain, new...19th February 2020
London’s FTSE 100 rebounded in tandem with global markets on Wednesday as housebuilders advanced after HSBC upgraded its view on the stocks ahead of a first batch of results next week, while the number of new coronavirus cases in China fell. The FTSE 100 added 0.7pc, with Berkeley, Barratt, Taylor Wimpey and Persimmon rising between […]Read More...
Consumer spending set to hit €111bn in 202019th February 2020
Consumer spending in Ireland is forecast to top €111 billion this year, as the consumer economy emerges from a so-called ‘lost decade’. The latest Consumer Market Monitor from the Marketing Institute and the UCD Smurfit Graduate Business School says consumer demand has remained resilient in recent years despite the threat of Brexit. It forecasts a […]Read More...