Deloitte Private Matters

September 2018

In the latest edition of Deloitte Private Matters, you will find insightful Deloitte commentary on a wide variety of topics.

This month, in the lead up to Budget 2019, we set out our pre-budget insights and we also address the latest Brexit questions facing Irish businesses. In addition, we discuss the findings from our recent Irish Millennial Survey and we look at the key requirements for successfully scaling your business. You'll also find a future proof guide to managing your pension, plus our latest Family Office Planning brochure.

At Deloitte Private, we understand that establishing, maintaining and growing a business in today’s challenging environment presents a wide range of complex issues. Deloitte Private focuses on the priorities of private and private-equity backed companies, family businesses and individuals in Ireland.

1. Pre-Budget 2019 Insights

Lorraine Griffin, Head of Tax at Deloitte, sets out our insights about what the upcoming Irish Budget may contain, and what we believe would be beneficial to Ireland. This includes suggestions on measures to tackle housing supply and supporting indigenous businesses, in addition to how Ireland can respond appropriately to international tax developments in order to remain competitive.

2. Best Managed Companies - successfully scaling your business

Anya Cummins, lead partner for the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards discusses the key considerations for successfully scaling your business, including the importance of diversity at board level and selecting the appropriate funding structure for growth. Applications to the 2019 awards will close this Friday, 28 September. Apply online at

3. Ireland Beyond Brexit - Resilient, Robust and Resourceful

From the key strategic planning approaches that Irish organisations are implementing to the industry sectors where Brexit could potentially create opportunities, David Carson, partner and Brexit lead at Deloitte addresses the latest questions facing Irish businesses.

4. Irish Millennial Survey 2018

In this article, Dan Murray, Head of Deloitte Private outlines why leaders of private Irish businesses need to take note of the findings from our recent Millennial Survey... and take action.

5. Future proofed - your ultimate guide to pensions

A mere four in ten workers are in pension plans, despite the tax advantages and the financial realities of longer retirements. In a recent article for The Sunday Independent, we reveal what you need to know.

6. Family Office Planning - preserve, protect and grow your legacy.

Given the current environment, establishing and operating a family office, or expanding the services of an existing family office, requires careful planning to properly manage, protect, and grow a family’s wealth. Niall Glynn, lead partner for family business at Deloitte, outlines how we can help guide this process in our 2018 Family Office Planning Brochure.

Previous editions:
July 2018
April 2018
December 2017

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