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News / Blog

GDPR – The Elephant in the Boardroom!

CPAS Regulatory and Compliance Specialist - Lorraine Valentine - asks are you ready for GDPR?

Is Life cover important?

Susan O'Mara of Milestone Advisory asks is Life cover important

31 October is an important date in all of our calendars...

31 October 2017 is an important date in all of our calendars. It represents a last chance to get some money back from the taxman for 2016!

Budget 2018 - Main points to note

In this year's budget the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, has announced €1.2 billion in new spending and tax cuts....

Avocado and Toast?

Susan O'Mara of Milestone Advisory asks - is the craze for Avocado and Toast the reason millennials can't save money?

Pensions as a Tool for Attracting and Retaining Key Staff

CIRT Pension Consultant, Damien Starken looks at how to get the best people to work for you and to stay as the Economy picks up - while not directly related to the self employed might be a useful one to share with your colleagues in the industry

Top tip for improving your finances in 2017

Let's kick-start 2017 by doing at least one thing to help improve our finances. Susan O'Mara of Milestone Advisory gives us her "top tip".

Whats happening in pensions today?

CERS Manager, Frances McNally knows that pensions might not be top of your priority list but outlines why it may be one of your biggest financial commitments!

Life after career

Saving for retirement is important but so is thinking about what you will do in retirement!

From the cradle to the grave....

The State Pension - how much is it, when does it start and how do we qualify for it? CPAS colleague Paula Thornton gives a good summary in this article

Are pensions too complicated?

Susan O'Mara of Milestone Advisory asks if pensions are too complicated and cuts through the complexity with some thoughts on how you can get yourself on the right path.

Planning for your retirement...

Planning for your retirement...
Interesting article from our Milestone Advisory colleague Susan O'Mara re planning for your retirement.

Budget 2016 - Main points to note

Budget 2016 - Main points to note
Frances McNally, Manager of CERS, outlines some of the main points to be noted in Budget 2016

What impact does China have on your pension?

What impact does China have on your pension?
Paula Thornton, CERS Pension Consultant,examines the impact that China has on your pension?

To ARF or not to ARF – that is the Question!

To ARF or not to ARF – that is the Question!

Volatile markets - "try" not to panic!

Manager of CERS, Frances McNally considers that if you are a long-term investor, saving toward a retirement that is a decade or more away, you will do yourself few favours by responding to market movements as they occur.

Busting Financial Jargon

A useful guide to financial jargon from Susan O'Mara, Financial Consultant in Milestone Advisory

The Law Relating to Compulsory Retirement

Michael Doyle of Arthur Cox,legal advisors to the CERS pension arrangement,has provided this article particularly aimed at employers to help explain some of the changes of the Equality (Miscellaneous Provisions)Act 2015

A Guide to Keyperson Cover

If you are a business owner, there is a way to protect your business in the event of the death or serious illness of an important member of your team

CPAS chosen charity 2017

CPAS's chosen charity for 2017 is the Irish Heart Foundation

Supporting Pieta House

In 2016, The CIRT team as part of CPAS decided to partner with Pieta House and the Mind Our Workers campaign, to drive awareness of suicide and self-harm in the construction sector.

Important date - 31 October 2016

31 October 2016 is an important date in all of our calendars. It represents a last chance to get some money back from the taxman for 2015!

Visit CIRT at the CPAS Autumn Roadshows

An event not to be missed! CPAS have brought together a broad range of speakers to guide you as you save and plan for your retirement, both now and the future.

Pensions and Divorce - the Highlights!

CIRT colleague, Paula Thornton, CERS Pension Consultant,looks at this complex area in more detail

Visit CIRT at the CPAS Stand at the Construction Summit on 15.6.2016

Visit CIRT at the CPAS Stand at the Construction Summit on 15.6.2016

Pensions and taxation information for company owners and sole traders

Susan O'Mara from Milestone Advisory, writes here about the role tax relief plays in ensuring we save for retirement.

CIF Breakfast Briefing 9.3.2016

This upcoming CIF Breakfast Briefing 9.3.2016 might be of interest to CIRT members.

Government choices – are they fair and taxing the wealthy?

Interesting article from our CPAS colleague Gabriel MacGrath re the 2015 Finance Bill - worth a read!

CIF and the Peter McVerry Trust Project

CIF and the Peter McVerry Trust Project

6 Things to do differently in 2016…

6 Things to do differently in 2016…

CWPS Celebrate 50 years!

CWPS Celebrate 50 years!
Our colleagues in CWPS celebrate 50 years of providing pension and death in service benefits to its members.

31 October 2015 is an important date in all of our calendars...

31 October 2015 is an important date in all of our calendars...
31 October is an important date in all of our calendars. It represents a last chance to get some money back from the taxman for 2014!

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