Welcome to Pat Carroll & Company
Pat Carroll & Company is authorised by the Institute of Chartered Accountant in Ireland to carry out investment advice 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..
Inflation rate estimated at 7% in March, down...31st March 2023
Inflation in Ireland, as measured by the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices, is estimated to have moderated to an annual rate of 7% in March, the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office show. This compares to a rate of 8.1% in February and is the slowest annual rate of inflation since March 2022. The […]Read More...
New legal association launched for media,...31st March 2023
The Bar of Ireland has launched the Media, Internet and Data Protection Bar Association (MIDBA). It is a new Specialist Bar Association aimed at legal professionals who practice, or have an interest, in the areas of media, internet and data protection law. The aim of MIDBA is to promote and advance knowledge in what are […]Read More...
Company profits driving up inflation more than...31st March 2023
A European Central Bank staff paper published today says bigger company profits are driving inflation more than higher wages. The paper – “How tit-for-tat inflation can make everyone poorer” – makes clear that both higher wages and higher profit margins are pushing up prices in the euro area. This is in response to higher energy […]Read More...
ICTU welcomes passage of Work Life Balance Bill30th March 2023
The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) has welcomed the passage of the Work Life Balance Bill by both Houses of the Oireachtas. The legislation will introduce a range of measures to improve family-friendly work practices including giving parents and carers the right to request flexible work. It will also introduce unpaid leave for medical […]Read More...
Migrant employment harder hit by Covid...30th March 2023
Migrant labour market outcomes were more affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and associated public health restrictions than those of Irish-born workers, a new study from the Economic and Social Research Institute has found. However, by early 2022, the migrant employment rate of 77% was higher than the 72% rate among Irish-born workers. It also exceeded […]Read More...
IFAC recommends Govt sets up State pension fund30th March 2023
The Government has been urged by budgetary watchdog the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council to take steps now to ensure State and public sector pensions are funded into the future. IFAC warns that otherwise tensions will arise when a smaller, younger, working population will have to pay more to fund a larger retired population. It recommends […]Read More...
Financial literacy levels here lag other...29th March 2023
Financial literacy levels in Ireland appear to lag those in other comparable jurisdictions, a study carried out on behalf of Bank of Ireland concludes. The survey of over 1,000 adults here, which was conducted by Red C, found that Ireland had an average financial literacy score of 54%. The most recent directly comparable international studies […]Read More...
Small firms conned out of €8m through fraud...29th March 2023
Small firms were conned out of €8m last year as a result of cases of invoice and so-called CEO impersonation fraud. The Banking and Payments Federation Ireland’s (BPFI) FraudSMART campaign is warning businesses of a heightened risk of financial scams, particularly because of the increasing prevalence of working from home. Recent research by the Small […]Read More...