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About ISME

Uniquely in Ireland, ISME is independent of big business, banks and government and gives voice to the issues facing SME owner-managers..

ISME is here to help.

ISME is the only Independent representative association for small and medium enterprises

Members Nationwide

Membership fees from €250 + VAT with monthly and annual payment options

Our Services…

Advice & Support

  • Dedicated HR Advisory Service
  • General Business Advice & Support including COVID-19, Brexit, HR, Finance and more
  • Resources including guides, FAQs, templates

Representation & Lobbying

  • The only independent voice for the SME sector, lobbying on key issues facing businesses

Learning & Development

  • Offering short & long courses designed for, and delivered to SMEs, with up to 40% discount for ISME Members

Promote your Business

  • Providing opportunities to promote SMEs through the website –Member News, Shop Local, our publications The bISME & the ISME Wall Planner, events and networking

ISME gives Members….

Access & Advice

  • Business Advice & HR Services
  • Government & Key Decision Makers
  • Other Businesses and ISME Members

ISME CEO, Neil McDonnell speaking about how the organisation can help your business.

Brexit advice ISME


  • Promote your Business
  • Network
  • Reduce Costs


  • Lobbying & Representation
  • Training & Development
  • Advice & Recourses
story telling in business

More Benefits with Membership…

ISME Members Area

The Member’s Area on isme.ie provides tools where you can upload news and job vacancies to the ISME website; exclusive content, full access to information, guides & templates; and much more.

ADVANTAGE Affinity Programme

ISME Members can quickly reduce their business costs by availing of attractive discounts negotiated by ISME on a wide range of services and financial products.
Learn more about our ISME’s ADVANTAGE Affinity Programme.

ISME Wellness Programme

Partnering with laya Healthcare and Spectrum.Life, provides Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for Members, offering unlimited access for employees and their family members to a freephone EAP service 24/7, 365 days a year. For Members with up to 30 employees the cost is €500 + VAT and €9 + VAT per employee per year for subsequent employees. Find out more here.

ISME Finance Finder

ISME in partnership with with Swoop Funding is providing a one-stop-shop for funding solutions for Irish SMEs with the ISME Finance Finder. The portal offers loan options to SMEs in minutes, streamlining the funding application process

Start your funding journey on https://isme.ie/finance-finder/


Membership fees from €250 + VAT with monthly and annual payment options