Tuesday July 7, 2020

A big chance for our small firms

61 per cent of small businesses feel that the business environment is improving -- dig a little deeper, however, the outlook is much more mixed

28th May, 2017
Sue O’Neill at the An Post logistics conference

The resurgent confidence in the air at the Small Firms Association Annual Conference last Wednesday was palpable among the 300 small business representatives in attendance. So much so that 61 per cent of our members feel that the business environment is improving and 60 per cent will create additional jobs in the coming year. Half say their businesses are already growing and 72 per cent are planning to invest, with brand development, staffing and IT the main priorities.


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