Small Firms: Budget must promote job creation

Despite the ongoing turmoil in the eurozone and the challenging external and domestic economic environment, small business-owners remain ambitious for their own firms. "The findings of a recent Sma

4th December, 2011
Small Firms: Budget must promote job creation
Patricia Callan, director of the SFA: 'It is essential that the government does nothing to kill off the job creators.'

Despite the ongoing turmoil in the eurozone and the challenging external and domestic economic environment, small business-owners remain ambitious for their own firms.

"The findings of a recent Small Firms Association (SFA) study into the investment and employment plans of Irish small businesses confirms that growth is slowly returning, with over half of small firms expecting increased turnover in 2012," said Patricia Callan, director of the SFA.

This expectation is driven by a variety of factors,...

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