Q4-2018 Trends
Q4-2018 Trends
Brexit worry climbs to highest point for SMEs at 37%Business Confidence drops from 1% to -4%65% of businesses expect to increase wage rates of employees77% of businesses report an increase to their motor insurance81% reported an increase to their business...
Q4 Bank Watch Report
Q4 Bank Watch Report
ISME, the Irish SME Association, today (23rd January) released its quarterly Bank Watch survey for Q4’18. The results show a decrease in loan refusal rates, decreasing from 29% to 12%. Demand for credit remains high at 30%. Waiting time from...
Q3 2018 Government Satisfaction
Q3 2018 Government Satisfaction
Medium sized enterprises most satisfied with government. Micro businesses least satisfied with government performance. Government’s handling of business costs remains negative. Retail and Services sector most dissatisfied with government.Satisfaction drops dramatically for the Construction sector.
Q3 2018 Trends
Q3 2018 Trends
Brexit worry reaches its highest point for SMEsBusiness Confidence drops to 1%67% of businesses have inadequate broadband71% of businesses expect to increase wage rates of employees22% of owner managers expect to increase their salary81% of businesses report an increase to...
Q3 2018 Prompt Payments
Q3 2018 Prompt Payments
Payment time for SMEs worsens from 55 to 59 daysBusinesses in Ulster are waiting longest to be paid at 70 days69% of businesses are experiencing delays of 2 months or more‘Unacceptable’ that 36% of big businesses are taking longer to...
Q3 2018 Bank Watch Report
Q3 2018 Bank Watch Report
ISME, the Irish SME Association, today (18th October) released its quarterly Bank Watch survey for Q3’18. The results show a small decrease in loan refusal rates, decreasing from 36% to 29%. Demand for credit has increased from 31% to 36%....
Annual Business Crime Report 2018
Annual Business Crime Report 2018
34% of businesses have been targeted by criminal activity24% of businesses reported higher insurance premiums as a direct result of business crime
Q2 2018 Government Satisfaction
Q2 2018 Government Satisfaction
Medium sized enterprises most satisfied with government.Micro businesses least satisfied with government performance.
Q2 2018 Prompt Payment
Q2 2018 Prompt Payment
Payment time for SMEs worsens from 52 to 55 days.67% of businesses are experiencing delays of 2 months or more.
Q2 2018 Trends
Q2 2018 Trends
See below our latest Q2 2018 Trends report - Business Confidence drops 5% - Brexit and economic uncertainty biggest issue for SMEs