Welcome to Pat Carroll & Company
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..
Ireland ranks eight of 29 economies for...22nd January 2018
Ireland has ranked eight out of the 29 advanced economies for inclusiveness, according to a report from the World Economic Forum (WEF). However the economic inclusion rate in Ireland has deteriorated. The report, which took into account the last five years, found that the 29 advanced economies included in the study have on average flatlined […]Read More...
Second Brexit debate might sound different if...22nd January 2018
Following what could be termed by many as a lost decade in a debt-laden eurozone, the medicine administered by the European Central Bank (ECB) has dragged the eurozone back from the brink, and ensured a smooth shifting through the economic gears. From a fresh position of strength, we expect growth in the eurozone to hit […]Read More...
Explainer: Income limits, maximum prices and...22nd January 2018
Today the Government will unveil plans to enable local authority’s to provide mortgages to first-time buyers, but just who is entitled to apply and how much will be available? Who is entitled to apply for the local authority mortgages? First-time buyers that have had two insufficient offers or refusals for a mortgage from two lending […]Read More...
Rise in interest rates could now be...18th January 2018
The European Central Bank’s tapering of its quantitative easing programme will not have a huge impact on the Irish economy, Fiscal Advisory Council chief Seamus Coffey has said. Despite the concerns of the Department of Finance and the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), Mr Coffey said a rise in interest rates could actually be […]Read More...
Higher mortgage rates on the way but ‘increases...18th January 2018
Borrowers have been warned that European interest rates are set to rise, but the increases will be gradual and it will be 2021 before they hit 1pc. This is good news for those on trackers, and people borrowing to buy homes now. European Central Bank rates are zero at the moment, but the ECB has […]Read More...
Annual inflation 0.4pc higher due to charge...18th January 2018
PRICES rose last month due to electricity suppliers and restaurants increasing their charges. Average prices were 0.4pc higher in December compared with the same month in the previous year. This was despite a slight fall in prices in the month of December, according to the Central Statistics Office. The annual rate of inflation rose due […]Read More...
Wages to leap 15pc – but only if you’re in...17th January 2018
The most highly sought professionals will pick up pay rises worth 15pc as the number of people at work pushes close to its pre-recession peak. Research reveals employees’ prospects are finally back on track with jobs and pay on the up following years of instability. There are now approximately 2.2 million people at work, close […]Read More...
Google to tighten net traffic grip with Irish...17th January 2018
Google is seeking to increase its control on internet traffic with plans for three new subsea cables, one of which will stop off in Ireland. The web giant has the world’s largest physical network, accounting for up to 25pc of worldwide internet traffic. According to Google vice-president Ben Treynor Sloss, it has spent $30bn (€24.5bn) […]Read More...