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28 07, 2021

Updates on Government Covid Supports and New EU VAT Rules for E-commerce in July

2021-07-28T11:50:38+00:00July 28th, 2021|

As Consultant Practices continue to focus on ‘getting back to normal’ over the Summer months, there have been a number of further extensions, updates and announcements made by the Government in recent weeks – impacting various grants and other existing support measures From 1st July 2021, there are new VAT rules across the EU for e-commerce businesses [...]

28 07, 2021

The Innovation Exchange – Applications Open Until July 30th

2021-07-28T11:39:03+00:00July 28th, 2021|

Dublin BIC in partnership with Skillnet Ireland have set up the Innovation Exchange and are open for applications. This is a new enterprise-led initiative that connects technology solutions providers and Consultants with large organisations facing digital transformation challenges. The Innovation Exchange is now recruiting technology SMEs with ambitions to scale and a proven ability to create [...]

27 07, 2021


2021-07-28T11:42:06+00:00July 27th, 2021|

The IMCA is delighted to advise that our Irish members Xcentuate Management Solutions are participating in the 2021 global Constantinus Awards Competition   The world’s best consulting projects are awarded the CONSTANTINUS International Award, given out by the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes (ICMCI) The main goal of this award is to draw international attention [...]

27 07, 2021

Condolences – Peter Thomas RIP

2021-07-27T12:36:44+00:00July 27th, 2021|

It is with great sorrow that we received the sad news. On behalf of the Irish board of the Institute and its members we extend our condolences to Peters family, friends and colleagues. We share in the thoughts and condolences expressed our International President Dwight as follows Peter’s international family is in mourning, though we [...]

27 06, 2021

IMCA Celebrates the U.N.’s Micro, Small, and Medium-sized Enterprise Day

2021-06-27T15:51:07+00:00June 27th, 2021|

MSME Day   In partnership with the World Trade Organization and the United Nations, The Institute is celebrating Micro, Small, and Medium-sized Enterprise (MSME) Day by reflecting on the inspiring and innovative ways that small businesses around the world have adapted to unforeseen circumstances and continue to play a crucial role in improving people’s lives. [...]

25 06, 2021


2021-06-25T15:38:59+00:00June 25th, 2021|

Wednesday July 7th @ 14:00 UTC - Registration: HERE The online invitation is available at  

13 06, 2021


2021-06-13T10:57:46+00:00June 13th, 2021|

The Institute is delighted to announce its partnership with Google Digital Garages for a series of learning modules. Launching on the 18th June 2021 at 10:30am and with a further rollout from September 2021 this exciting development is one which the members are very excited about as the opportunity to learn from the cutting edge at [...]