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.

ISME CALLS ON TAOISEACH TO RETAIN MINISTRY FOR SMALL BUSINESS

Monday 16th May 2016 Neglected sector deserves Government recognition. 99% of all Irish businesses are SMEs. Sustainable Jobs growth through SME sector needs stimulus. ISME, the Irish Small & Medium Enterprises Association, has today called on the Taoiseach to ensure
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BUSINESS COSTS CONTINUE TO RISE

ISME called on the new government to prioritise the reduction of business costs as competitiveness is in serious risk of continued erosion as the economy returns to growth. The Association expressed concerns over the incessant barrage from the trades unions for increases in wages and warned the administration to stand firm.