Sunday March 29, 2020

Time to give something back to SMEs

In a simple sense, it was the up side of the downturn. Unemployment was high. Redundancies were mounting. Graduate opportunities were thin on the ground. So, faced with limited career options, an increasing number of people opted to go into business

7th June, 2015
Ian Kehoe, Editor, The Sunday Business Post

Each week, we profile a number of young businesses in our Small Business section. Many share the same stories: middle-aged men and women who lost their jobs during the bust and used their redundancy to take a chance; college graduates who decided to set up their own venture because no one would give them a job; returning emigrants who wanted to take a shot at a business.

If anything, the recession and financial crisis has...

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