University or Further Education and Training?


In a recent article in the Irish Times - ‘Obsession’ with third level means further education bypassed (Carl O’Brien, Education Editor, September 2, 2019), incoming Solas chief Andrew Brownlee expressed his opinion that many school leavers are bypassing more suitable vocational routes due to the obsession with university education in Ireland.  He went on to say that with the majority of Irish school leavers progressing to 3rd level institutions, sometimes the Further Education and Training routes may be overlooked by learners. This is an important point to highlight and while there can be no denying the benefits of a university degree, there [...]

University or Further Education and Training?2019-09-04T15:54:42+01:00

Changes to Running a Business Payroll


“The PAYE Modernisation Project will involve the most significant reform of the PAYE system since its introduction in 1960. Employers will need to calculate and report their employees’ pay and deductions as they are being paid. This will make it easier to deduct and pay at the right time the correct amounts of: Income Tax Pay Related Social Insurance Universal Social Charge Local Property Tax The new real time reporting regime will be operational for all employee payments being made from 1 January 2019. Employers, agents and payroll providers will need to review their business processes and practices so they meet [...]

Changes to Running a Business Payroll2018-12-27T12:57:44+01:00

CTEC Annual Presentation of Awards Ceremony 2018


Congratulations CTEC Graduates! CTEC QQI Healthcare Graduates Well done to all CTEC Graduates who received awards at the Annual Presentation of Awards Ceremony on Monday 3rd December at Clayton Whites Hotel, Wexford. Graduates received QQI awards at levels 5 & 6 in Healthcare, Childcare, Training & Development and Business Studies. Leader of the Labour party Brendan Howlin TD addressed the group, commending the graduates on their achievements, on reaching their goals and wishing them every success in the future.  He also recognised that  support from family members was vital to all those syudying for a new qualification.  Daragh Solan [...]

CTEC Annual Presentation of Awards Ceremony 20182018-12-10T16:23:40+01:00