Graham Clifford

Graham Clifford

Auto-enrolment schemes could spell a brighter future

Auto-enrolment schemes could spell a brighter future

The Government’s recent commitment to introduce an auto-enrolment pension scheme for those in work has been welcomed across the board

State Street backs call for opt-out pension plans

State Street backs call for opt-out pension plans

The international financial services firm says enrolling all workers in a pension scheme by default is a win-win situation

Plan for a comfortable future with a private pension

Plan for a comfortable future with a private pension

Even if the current state pension of just over €12,000 per annum is maintained, it is likely that this alone will not be enough to provide you with the type of lifestyle you hope to have in retirement

Your Business: A fresh approach to outsourcing

Your Business: A fresh approach to outsourcing

More and more Irish SMEs are recognising the business case for outsourcing certain components of their workloads, writes Graham Clifford

Your Business: When a growing firm needs to outsource

Your Business: When a growing firm needs to outsource

Easydry is a Dundalk-based company which designs, manufactures and sells a wide range of environm...

GRID Finance transforming lending landscape for SMEs

GRID Finance transforming lending landscape for SMEs

Irish-owned firm supports small businesses through cutting-edge online financial products

Kirby engineers regional growth

Kirby engineers regional growth

The west is well and truly awake and, in its own way, Kirby Group Engineering has played a major ...

Flanagan Properties makes Tullamore its business

Flanagan Properties makes Tullamore its business

Flanagan Properties counts among its clients the butcher, the baker and the candlestick maker in Tullamore

Offaly is perfect testing ground for Schwungrad

Offaly is perfect testing ground for Schwungrad

There are many benefits to living on an island on the periphery of Europe – space, scenery and ...

Fit for purpose and growing profits

Fit for purpose and growing profits

It’s very fitting that the Midlands’ leading furniture and joinery company should be consider...

Coughlan Engineering proves its mettle with steel and aluminium offering

Coughlan Engineering proves its mettle with steel and aluminium offering

High-flying patrons won’t realise it, but Tullamore has its imprint in the flash reception area...

It pays to be careful with credit management

It pays to be careful with credit management

It would be reasonable to assume that when it comes to careful credit management the Irish should...

The unsung heroes of Irish business

The unsung heroes of Irish business

Credit management teams work away tirelessly in the back offices trying to secure payment, often in difficult and awkward circumstances, while others receive the glory.

Lending a hand to local initiatives

Lending a hand to local initiatives

Accessing funds through traditional means can prove problematic for not-for-profits, but Clann Credo Community Loan Finance has been meeting demand by offering social finance to community-based projects across Ireland for over two decades

Building a resilient portfolio

Building a resilient portfolio

Sarasin & Partners believes that investors must look to long-term solutions and focus on global trends to find their way to the market’s most resilient stocks