Hospitality sector hit hardest as 40 per cent of firms struggle post Covid, survey finds

Effects of pandemic linger as majority of SMEs believe it is getting harder to keep their businesses going

Among the businesses who availed of supports, the most popular subsidy was the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

Two in five SMEs have “fair” or “poor” financial health, according to research from RED C.

The effects of Covid-19 lockdowns on SMEs in Ireland is especially evident in the pub, restaurant, and café sector, according to the research which was commissioned by Grid Finance.

Some 15 per cent of SMEs said the Covid-19 pandemic continues to have a “big” negative impact on their business, while a further 36 per cent said there are experiencing ...