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Business cash flow continues to improve
May 22, 2018
22nd May 2018 Credit days improve from 55 to 52 days for businesses. Businesses in Dublin wait longest at 54…
ISME asks the central bank to reconsider its refusal to publish the blue book
May 15, 2018
PRESS RELEASE 15th May - No excuse for withholding Blue Book data - Blue Book data is vital for policy…
Confidence in the SME sector declines
May 4, 2018
4th May 2018 10 out of 12 confidence indicators decline. Business confidence drops by 8%. 32% will increase pay by…
The department of public expenditure and reform must stand firm on public service pay demands
April 27, 2018
27th April 2018 We must not repeat the mistakes of the past Ireland’s public servants are among the best paid…
Meaningful engagement is needed from the Oireachtas on insurance reform
April 18, 2018
18th April 2018 Reform of our personal injuries system is glacially slow Oireachtas must engage meaningfully with the Alliance for…
Are employers doing enough to employ people with a disability?
April 6, 2018
6th April 2018 Misconception that employing people with disabilities is costly. Investment in diversity and inclusion increases revenue for all businesses.…
Access to finance must be less restrictive for SME’s
March 26, 2018
26th March 2018 Loan refusal rates decrease from 32% to 24%. SME demand for credit drops from 42% to 31%.…
Extreme weather bill would make bad law
March 16, 2018
16th March Bill does not consider impact on SMEs We cannot regulate everything by law ISME considers the introduction of…
ISME’s statement on the PSO levy review
March 15, 2018
15th March The PSO levy has increased by over 270% since 2013 Independent review into the efficacy of wind generated…
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