Welcome to Horgan Barrett & Co.

Horgan Barrett & Co. Accountancy is a long established Accountancy Practice originally founded by accountant Roger Barrett and William J. Horgan in 1977. Over the years, the firm has steadily grown to become a medium sized firm of accountants and auditors in Cork and the surrounding areas. Today we have two partners and approximately 14 staff.

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This site is updated regularly with industry and practice news.

Euro zone inflation falls for first time in 17 months, bolstering hopes for smaller ECB hike

The annual rate of inflation across the euro area eased back to 10% in November, according to an initial ‘flash’ estimate from the EU’s statistical agency Eurostat. This compares to an annual rate of 10.6% recorded in October and is the first fall in the rate of inflation in 17 consecutive months. The main contributor […]
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Firms to start reporting on gender pay gaps from today

Companies across Ireland will start to publish information on their gender pay gaps from today. Firms of all sizes are being mandated to produce a report outlining the differential in pay and bonuses between their male and female employees. Companies with 250 or more employees were asked to select a date in June this year […]
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New tipping laws come into force today

New laws governing the practice of tipping come into force from today, providing a boost to workers’ rights. Under the Payment of Wages Act employees now have a legal entitlement to receive tips and gratuities paid in electronic form. The new law also requires that this money should be paid to workers in a manner […]
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