ELECTION BUDGET 2017 SCORECARD

Government scores 45% from ISME on budget. More needs to be done for Entrepreneurship. Self-employed continue to be targeted unfairly.    ISME, Tuesday 11th October 2016. ISME, the Irish Small & Medium Enterprises Association, has compiled a score card on
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BUSINESS COSTS HINDERING JOB CREATION

At the announcement of the monthly unemployment figures released by the CSO, today (30th August) ISME, the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association called on the Government to focus its attention on the rising cost of business, which is undermining job creation.The Association drew attention to the slowdown in job creation and the fact that Ireland’s economy is described as ‘high cost, rising slowly’ and our consumer prices remain over 20% above the euro area average.