ACCREDITATION: Killarney HR & Payroll, has been awarded the coveted Business All-Star accreditation. Pictured: Damien McCarthy

A Killarney based business has achieved a quality mark signifying it meets the highest standards of service and trust.


Killarney HR and Payroll, a Human Resource Management and Payroll outsourcing service, was awarded the coveted Business All-Star accreditation.

This is an independently verified standard mark for indigenous businesses, based on rigorous selection criteria.

The accreditation is overseen by the prestigious All-Ireland Business Foundation, whose adjudication panel is chaired by Dr Briga Hynes of the Kemmy Business School at the University of Limerick and Kieran Ring, CEO of the Global Institute of Logistics.

Dr Hynes said the accreditation, which is now held by over 350 firms, is needed by the thousands of small and medium businesses which operate to their own standards, but have nothing to measure them by.

“We evaluate a company’s background, trustworthiness and performance, and we speak to customers, employees and vendors,” she said.

“We also anonymously approach the company as a customer and report back on the experience.

“The business goes through at least two interviews and is scored on every part of the process against set metrics.”

Damien McCarthy of Killarney HR & Payroll added that they “were delighted to be accredited a Business All-Star and that it was a mark of the companies continued dedication and support as a HR & Payroll service provider to businesses in their home county and nationwide”.

“We will attend an online ceremony on July 30 and look forward to a trip to Croke Park later in the year to receive our presentation.”

The All-Ireland Business Foundation is responsible for overseeing the All-Ireland Business Summit and All-Star awards, ongoing All-Star accreditation, Thought Leader awards and promoting peer dialogue among members.

The process to select the next group of Business All-Star accredited companies has begun and further information is available at