IFSC.ie Specialist Features

Employers Guide to Income Tax in Ireland

01/08/2019 - The Irish income tax year runs from January to December with the obligation on employers to identify, calculate and deduct the relevant taxes from their employees each time a payment of wages or salary is made.

Living With Type 2 Diabetes – Reasons Why You Need Resistance Training To Reverse the Disease

09/07/2019 - The prevalence of Diabetes is multiplying year by year, especially Type 2 Diabetes (T2D). According to a survey done by Healthy Ireland, 854,165 adults over 40 in the Republic of Ireland are at a high risk of developing (or having) Type 2 diabetes.

Dealing with poor performance in your team

21/05/2019 - Performance review meetings should be more about the future than the past. The focus at every meeting needs to be on how your staff will deliver a high performance. Although problems do need to be fixed, discussing them at length in a review meeting isn’t productive. Address these issues when they occur.” (McLoughney, 2014: Meaningful Performance Reviews)

Revenue changes in Q1

11/04/2019 - Payroll is constantly changing and evolving to meet the guidelines set out by Revenue and 2019 has seen some big changes with the introduction of PAYE Modernisation.

Employment Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2018

26/03/2019 - What do the changes to employment legislation mean to me?

Evaluating the Board

07/09/2018 - With ever increasing regulation and the relentless scrutiny from the media, organisations have never faced so much pressure to ensure they are operating diligently, transparently and to their full potential.

How female entrepreneurs can overcome key challenges – top 5 tips

14/08/2018 - The challenges faced by female entrepreneurs need to be proactively addressed to create conditions conducive to scaling their businesses, but, with the right approach from the outset, success is eminently achievable.

Central Bank Outlines Expectations for Irish Insurance Intermediaries on Brexit Planning

01/05/2018 - The Central Bank of Ireland has published a special edition of its Intermediary Times newsletter containing important information relevant to Irish insurance intermediaries in relation to service continuity post-Brexit (the "Newsletter").

European Commission Publishes its 2018 Fintech Action Plan - An Overview of Key Proposals

01/05/2018 - The European Commission has just published it's 2018 Fintech Action Plan.

Workplace Security Hygiene: Tips For Your GDPR Strategy

01/05/2018 - Although the ramp up to GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) has been on the cards for the past couple of years, I think most companies and most people haven’t really started to take note until the past few weeks.

Inkjet or Laser Printer: Which is More Suitable for Your Business?

05/03/2018 - Inkjet or Laser Printer: Which is More Suitable for Your Business? In order to answer this question, let’s take a look at what the fundamental difference between the inkjet printer and the laser printer, a few good points and a few not so good points for each printer type and go from there.

How to Choose the Right Photocopier and Printer for Your Business

01/02/2018 - There is no doubt about it – purchasing equipment for your business today has never been a more complex process, between security, networks, technologies, speed, quality…the list goes on.

Can Augmented Reality Augment Workplace Learning?

04/01/2018 - Unless you were hiding happily under a rock the summer of 2016, you can’t have failed to notice the plethora of Pokémon hunters that emerged following the release of Pokémon GO.

6 Common Mistakes When Buying a New Photocopier or Printer

01/12/2017 - Highline Office Technology absolutely believe in the adage, ‘you get what you pay for’. And as with anything in life, it’s always best to discuss purchases with an expert before diving in with the mistaken philosophy of ‘I’ll get the cheapest option’ or ‘sure what do the experts know?’.

Better Learning & Learning Better: Maximizing Workplace Learner Engagement

05/09/2017 - How often do people in your workplace declare they simply didn’t find the time to complete assigned training?

Creating Programs That Work | A Simple Guide to Training Needs Analysis

01/08/2017 - Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the need to identify high-priority training needs for your people while at the same time being conscious that you need training that translates into real-value impact lasting well beyond the training intervention? Getting the right learning to the right people and producing durable results can be a challenge.

Is Brexit Reversible?

01/08/2017 - Before the UK General Election, the country was experiencing a real momentum towards Brexit. Leaving the world's largest trading bloc was seen by most people as inevitable

Why is mobile learning right for Millennials?

01/08/2017 - Millennials have been accused of being lazy, feeling entitled, and lacking commitment. They are said to suffer from a peculiar New Age affliction called “digital dependency,” where periods of time without their smartphone result in increased anxiety and even genuine moments of existential crisis.

How to reduce printing costs and run an environmentally sustainable office

04/07/2017 - For some time now, there has been a focus on ‘paper free’ offices, pushing everything into the cloud and while this is a great ambition, it’s simply not practical for many industries today and many areas of business.

Motor Insurers' Bureau of Ireland Successfully Overturns Court of Appeal Decision

01/06/2017 - The Supreme Court announced that the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland (“MIBI”) was successful in their appeal

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