Recruitment Market Updates

A recent article from businessweek talks about how the world's largest technology companies based in Dublin have been drawn here by the 12.5% corporate tax rate. Interesting article but I wonder is that all we have to offer and is it under threat? Would it be detrimental to our country if we lost...

09/04/2013

As a national team specialising in human resource recruitment across Ireland, a number of trends are evident from the candidates and clients that we are meeting on a day to day basis. Without a doubt, good employees are the most valuable asset any company can have. The combination of a young...

09/04/2013

A letter from the tax man is never good. The inevitable has come - we have to face up to the much talked about property tax; as from next week all homeowners within the State will start getting letters from the Revenue Commissioners outlining how they are to pay for the tax. For some people, the...

08/03/2013

In my last blog I explained why accounting firms should be utilising social media to win new business . With many social media platforms out there it can be difficult to know where to start but the following blog will help accounting firms get a start in this area. How to use social media: There...

05/03/2013

I've previously spoken about why you should invest in your website . The next step is investing time in social media! The majority of long established businesses in the SME market in Ireland don't have a presence on social media sites and this includes accountancy practices. All accounting firms...

11/02/2013

This year Morgan McKinley Ireland has carried out a detailed survey of over 300 professionals across the country to gauge their expectations for salaries and hiring over 2013. Listen to Karen O’Flaherty, Chief Operations Officer, Morgan McKinley Ireland, Petter Made of Sum Up and Roseanna O'Hanlon...

31/01/2013

New Hip Implant technology is generating growing interest from the Biomedical industry. Researchers at NUI Galway have developed a new type of Orthopaedic implant that could increase the life span of hip and knee replacements. OsteoAnchor which has been developed by Dr Pat Mc Donnell and Dr Noel...

25/01/2013

This week I was speaking to a very bright and ambitious newly qualified accountant who is looking for a new position in practice. I spoke to him about two jobs in two separate practices in Dublin (of similar size). He came back to say he was very interested in applying for one of the firms but not...

21/01/2013

Happy New Year from the tax and practice desk at Morgan McKinley! It's safe to say I'm not an astrologist or a mind reader however I am confident I can predict in general terms what to expect in the jobs market for tax and practice professionals for the year ahead. Here are my predictions! Who will...

09/01/2013

The Irish SME market suffered a serious blow with the demise of the Celtic Tiger. Smaller accountancy firms who thrived off the back of the boom have suffered disproportionately on the way back down in relation to their bigger cousins in large firms. However with great change comes great...

19/12/2012