‘The preparation process is particularly vital where a daughter is succeeding her father. She needs to develop independently and become highly visible in her own right.’ Photograph: iStock

One of the decisions most likely to rock a family business to its foundations is succession. Who will replace Mam or Dad at the helm and what’s the po(...)

The Government has been urged to  look at letting  SMEs  “borrow back” taxes paid last year.

The Government has been urged to introduce a suite of tax incentives to stimulate the domestic economy following the Covid-19 crisis. This includes al(...)

The National Centre for Family Business at DCU engages with international family business associations and projects in order to support family businesses in Ireland with informed and innovative evidence-based research.

Established in 2013 by Dr Eric Clinton, the National Centre for Family Business at DCU engages with international family business associations and pro(...)

Paschal Donohoe,  Minister for Finance and Minister for Expenditure and Reform, in advance of delivering Budget 2019.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

PwC has called for “straightforward” changes to the tax system, including capital gains tax (CGT) reform, to support Irish-owned businesses. The Big (...)