SFA: Government needs to do much more for SMEs

AJ Noonan, chairman of the Small Firms Association, tells Ruth Wildgust that small firms under pressure require stronger support from the government .

11th May, 2014
AJ Noonan, chairman of the Small Firms Association. Picture: Maura Hickey

Facing unrelenting external pressures, including limitations on access to finance and hikes in energy charges, small businesses require stronger support from the government, according to AJ Noonan, chairman of the Small Firms Association (SFA).

In his address at the SFA Annual conference on May 27, Noonan will be outlining the major challenges facing the business community today, along with a raft of potential solutions that could be implemented at government level.

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