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Crowleys DFK COVID-19 Update

12th March 2020 In light of recent developments reported on the spread of COVID-19, on 11th March 2020 our Management Board initiated the firm’s Business Continuity Protocols. These protocols are a series of active measures aimed at maintaining…
SICAP Audits

Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) Audits

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The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) 2018 –2022 provides funding to tackle poverty and promote social inclusion and equality through local engagement and partnerships with disadvantaged individuals, community…
LauraLynn Hospice Visit

Crowleys DFK Visit Charity Partner, LauraLynn

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Members of the Crowleys DFK Corporate Social Responsibility team recently visited our Charity Partner, LauraLynn, to witness first-hand the amazing care this remarkable charity provide to children with life limiting conditions from all over…
LauraLynn Charity Partner 2020

Crowleys DFK Announces LauraLynn as Charity Partner for 2020-2022

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Crowleys DFK is delighted to announce LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice as its Charity Partner of the Year for 2020-2022. LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice is the only children’s hospice in the Republic of Ireland.…

Crowleys DFK Make #Room4ARC Raising €16,001.60

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We are delighted to announce that our fundraising efforts during 2019 amounted to €16,001.60 for our Charity Partner, Cork ARC Cancer Support House. The original goal was to raise €15,000 to help make #Room4ARC, a project to transfer…
Excellence in Public Sector Services

Crowleys DFK Awarded Excellence in Public Sector Services

We are delighted to have been awarded the Public Sector Magazine’s Excellence in Public Sector Services Award 2020 for our “consistent high-quality services to the public sector”.  “It is great to be recognised for our work…
Role of the Company Secretary

The Role of the Company Secretary

Section 129(1) of the Companies Act 2014 requires every company in Ireland to have a company secretary. Outlined below is a short description of the role of the company secretary followed by a brief introduction into a company secretary’s…
new lending rules credit unions

Central Bank Announces New Lending Rules for Credit Unions

The Central Bank have issued new regulations regarding new lending rules for Credit Unions. These will come into effect in January 2020. As a result of the new regulations, the existing lending maturity limits which cap the percentage of…
board meetings and minute taking

Board Meetings and Minute Taking – What needs to be done?

Section 160-166 of the Companies Act 2014 (“the Act”) governs both board meetings and committee meetings by laying down guidelines, that can be amended or omitted from a company’s constitution and mandatory provisions, that must be adhered…
Registration of Business Names Act 1963

The Registration of Business Names Act 1963

The Registration of Business Names Act 1963 (“the Act”) requires individuals, partnerships and body corporates, who wish to trade under a name that differs from their true name, to register that business name with the Companies Registration…
Data breach trends

Data Breach Trends Identified in First Year of GDPR

The Data Protection Commission have published an information note on data breach trends identified by their Breach Assessment Unit in the first year of GDPR. Some of the trends and issues identified by the Breach Assessment Unit include: …
Cloud Computing Advice Note Public Service Organisations Crowleys DFK Xero Cloud Accounting

Government issue Cloud Computing Advice Note for Public Service Organisations

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In October 2019, the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform published the Government’s Cloud Computing Advice Note. The Note sets out the Government’s view that public service organisations must now take a more proactive and progressive…