Small firms are optimistic about 2016 with more than three-quarters believing the business environment is improving while two-thirds expect to recruit this year, the Small Firms Association (SFA) said.
Its upbeat view was echoed by rival small firms lobby group, ISME, which said that owner-managers were generally positive in their expectations for this year with sales at their highest level in eight years.
ISME said that there was potential for 60,000 jobs to be created in...
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