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Northern Ireland recycling rates continue to rise

Household recycling rates in Northern Ireland reached 49.9% in the final three months of 2019, a record for the time of year, according to a government report. The figures were contained in the quarterly Northern Ireland Local Authority Collected Municipal Waste Management statistics produced by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA). Responding to…

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Maximise your cash on selling your business

By Charlie Kerlin, Director, Corporate Finance Many business owners don’t have the option of handing over to the next generation for many reasons. Some will have their business asset as a key part of their retirement pot. Others will feel that their children will not want or, in some cases, don’t have the ability to…

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Compassionate leaders will weather the storm

By Patrick Gallen, Partner, People and Change Consulting at Grant Thornton in Belfast Now, more than ever, we need empathetic leaders to get us through this crisis, to lead people through this uncertainly to a new reality. A leader who can put themselves in the shoes of others, whether that is customers, employees or colleagues,…

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Selling a property? 30 days to pay your tax…

By Helen Norris, Manager, Tax at Grant Thornton in Belfast HMRC is making changes to the way taxpayers are required to report and pay tax due on certain property disposals. As of 6 April 2020, the disposal of UK residential property by individuals, trustees, personal representatives or partnerships needs to be reported to HMRC and any…

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Grant Thornton comments on Northern Ireland construction statistics

Commenting in response to the publication by NISRA of the latest edition of the Northern Ireland Construction Bulletin, Neal Taylor, Audit Partner at leading business advisory firm Grant Thornton in Belfast, said: “The level of building work in Northern Ireland decreased marginally at the end of 2019, down 1.2% in the last three months of…

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Is your business ‘sale ready’?

By Marie Martel, Associate Director, Tax, Grant Thornton in Belfast With the dawn of a new decade, you may be considering if there will be a significant change in the ownership of your business within the next few years. Quite what form this will take you don’t yet know – it could be an all-out…

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UK Small Business Commissioner to address major NI ‘Access To Finance’ seminar

The UK Small Business Commissioner will be among the guests of a major Northern Ireland business webinar this week. Hosted by the Institute of Directors Northern Ireland (IoD NI), Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and business advisory firm EY, hundreds of participants are expected for the Access to Finance webinar taking place this…

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