Category Archives: News

Green Practice Charter

We commit ourselves to improving sustainability practices

We are happy to announce our commitment to sustainability improvements with the signing of a Green Practice Charter approved by LQSI. We must all do our part to face the challenge of global climate change. Here’s what we are promising. Green Practice Charter Take all steps necessary to dispose of all waste in the most […]

POC participating in the GROWCircle Programme

GROWCircle with GIY ‘Climate action at work’

We are growing our own food! In further efforts to become a more sustainable firm we will be participating in the GROWCircle programme. What is GROWCircle? The GROWCircle with GIY – Climate Action at Work programme is funded by the Waterford Chamber Skillnet. GROWCircle is a corporate wellness and sustainability programme designed to make growing […]

The Regularisation of Long Term Undocumented Migrants Scheme

The Regularisation of Long Term Undocumented Migrants Scheme will open for applications on Monday, 31st January 2022 for six months until 31st July 2022 when the scheme will close. This scheme will enable applicants, and their eligible dependents where the specific criteria is met, to remain and reside in the State and to regularise their […]

Scorecard approach being introduced for Citizenship Applications from January 2022

In an effort to bring clarity to the Citizenship Application process and proofs required Applicants will be required to reach a score of 150 points in each year proof of residency is required. Applicants will also need to achieve 150 points to meet an appropriate standard for establishing identity. Read the full announcement here; https://www.irishimmigration.ie/scorecard-approach-being-introduced-for-citizenship-applications-from-january-2022/

New Passport Process for Citizenship Applications from 1st January 2022

Applicants applying for Citizenship from the 1st January 2022, no longer need to submit their original passport with their application but instead submit a full colour copy of the entire Passport and which has been duly certified by a Solicitor, Commissioner for Oaths or Notary Public. However, the Department still retains the right to request […]

Farm Transfers & Succession Planning

Farm transfers and succession planning are amongst the biggest decisions a Farmer will have to make in the course of their lifetime.  Farm Succession Planning should be a collaborative process and should include discussions between the family, Accountants, Famer Consultants and Solicitors. Succession planning should not be left until the last minute, i.e. the eve […]

Understanding the amendments to the fair deal scheme

The Nursing Home Support Scheme (Amendment) Bill 2021 has now been passed into law and will come into effect in late October 2021. The amendment has introduced many minor changes to the Principal Act but one of the major amendments relates to farmers and small business owners. The amendment allows specific individuals who qualify to […]

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