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Talent shortage main challenge facing Irish entrepreneurs

A survey by EY found that more than a fifth of entrepreneurs cited scaling up as their key challenge

23rd November, 2015
30% of entrepreneurs are struggling to attract talent Pic: Pixabay

A shortage of experienced talent is the main challenge facing Irish entrepreneurs, a new survey shows.

The latest EY Entrepreneur Of The Year survey found that 30 per cent of respondents said attracting talent was their main challenge with 50 per cent identifying it in their top two challenges.

“Difficulties with recruitment are directly contributing to the issue of scaling – which was cited by 22 per cent of entrepreneurs as their key challenge," EY's Kevin McLoughlin...

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