CONFIDENCE IN THE SME SECTOR IMPROVES

17th November 2017 Increase in 9 out of 12 confidence indicators. 34% of businesses will not increase pay this year. 62% of Owner-managers will not increase pay this year. 31% of businesses claimed inadequate broadband. 51% of companies find it
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30th October- 3rd November

UK Group Can’t Advise Defence Forces on Pay Irish Examiner Citywest to host ISME annual conference Ballyfermot, Lucan, Clondalkin and Tallaght Echo Big Changes for Retail in Budget 2018 Ireland Forecourt & Convenience Retailer Festive shoppers to face strikes chaos
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STATE INFLUENCED COSTS CONTINUE TO RISE

9th November 2017 Housing, education, health and transport up Reduction in motor insurance welcome ISME, the Irish SME Association at the release of the CSO inflation figures today (9th November) remains concerned at the increase in Government-influenced costs. The Association
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LIMERICK COMPANY PICKS UP SME AWARD

8th November 2017 Wild Orchard winners of the Seán Hannick Award The award embraces ‘community’, ‘innovation’ and ‘business’ ISME, the Irish SME Association (8th November) was delighted to present Limerick based food and drinks production company ‘Wild Orchard’ with the
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ISME CONFERENCE 2017: A DAY OF STORYTELLING

Growing your business through storytelling An Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald spoke about the importance  being Brexit-ready Wild Orchard wins the Sean Hannick SME Award   ISME, the Irish SME Association held its annual conference in the Citywest Hotel on November 3rd.
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23rd-29th October

Modest Budget with an eye on next election Munster Express ISME conference: the speakers Sunday Business Post Take advantage of added benefits with ISMEs Advantage Affinity programme Sunday Business Post ISME: leading the charge for SMEs Sunday Business Post Helping
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BUSINESS COSTS CONTINUE TO IMPACT TRADE

27th October Consumer sentiment and spending wanes VAT reduction of 23% to 21% would stimulate retail sector ISME, the Irish SME Association at the release of the CSO retail sales index is concerned with the latest decline in monthly retail
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