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Employers expect jobs figures to improve in next six months

Employers in both the domestic and export sectors expect business to improve in the next six months with a positive knock-on effect on jobs.

22nd June, 2013
Fergal O'Brien, chief economist, Ibec.

Employers in both the domestic and export sectors expect business to improve in the next six months with a positive knock-on effect on jobs.

Ibec's business sentiment survey for the second quarter of this year, released last week, showed a dramatic improvement in the views of non-exporting companies since mid-2012.

Fewer companies operating in the domestic market plan to reduce their staff numbers, according to the report, and 27 per cent of exporters said they...

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