Advisory - Managing Change

The right advice at your side

Helping people make good decisions is the core of what we do at ifac. That’s why understanding and listening are fundamental to our approach. No matter what's changed or what decision you're facing, we'll be with you every step of the way.

John Donoghue, Chief Executive & Managing Partner

Experience matters

Change is constant — and it brings both challenge and opportunity. With ifac in your corner, you gain access to the experience and perspective you need to sort out which is which. We constantly update our knowledge on everything from the latest industry trends to broader concerns like sustainability and the environment. We leverage our expertise and experience to generate targeted insights, and we engage proactively with you to help you stay ahead.

Our advisory services

Our approach to advisory services is simple. We start by listening, taking the time to truly understand your business, your goals, and the challenges you face. Drawing on our knowledge and expertise, we work with you to create a tailored plan for sustainable growth. Once your plan is in place, we help monitor and guide the transformation of your business, backing you up with the right advice as circumstances change.

Making big decisions isn't always easy. Speaking to our advisory team first means you know the options and the consequences have been considered. So whatever you choose, you can move forward with confidence.


Our approach to strategy is to challenge the thinking and assumptions that underpin your short-to-medium term objectives. We apply our knowledge and expertise to explore all the angles and to help you develop an action plan that is clearly aligned to achieving your objectives. With a plan in place, we help you achieve a sustainable future for you.

We make sure that your strategy and operational efficiency compare favourably with best practice benchmarking in your specific sector.


We help you achieve your full potential by looking at the whole picture — from liquidity to cost reduction. This allows us to develop a detailed set of actions to drive bottom line improvement. We work closely with your team to implement these actions. It’s often the small changes make the biggest difference.

Depending on your unique needs and goals we work with you in the areas of business analysis, revenue, cost of sales, process & efficiency, and operating profit.


Processes and systems are integral to your business, but left unmonitored, they can become your biggest challenge. Improving your processes will ensure your business is as efficient as possible, and agile enough to react to market opportunities. 

Going forward, regular review of  your business systems will give you the information you need to make better decisions.


People are usually the most important asset to any business so it’s important that they are motivated and rewarded. Our HR & Payroll team provides people-focused solutions in staff motivation & retention that free up resources so you can focus on your core activity.

When you partner with us, you ensure that you are compliant and fully up to date with regulatory issues — which means more time for you to spend on your business.

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