BUSINESS CASH FLOW CONTINUES TO IMPROVE

22nd May 2018 Credit days improve from 55 to 52 days for businesses. Businesses in Dublin wait longest at 54 days to be paid. 61% of businesses are experiencing delays of 2 months or more. 69% of SMEs would favour
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CONFIDENCE IN THE SME SECTOR DECLINES

4th May 2018 10 out of 12 confidence indicators decline. Business confidence drops by 8%. 32% will increase pay by 2.5% to 5%. 34% of businesses will not be in a position to increase pay. 84% of businesses report an
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EXTREME WEATHER BILL WOULD MAKE BAD LAW

16th March Bill does not consider impact on SMEs We cannot regulate everything by law   ISME considers the introduction of an offence of ‘Dangerous activity in public place,’ which would modify the Criminal Justice (Public Order) Act 1994, to
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ISMEs STATEMENT ON THE PSO LEVY REVIEW

15th March The PSO levy has increased by over 270% since 2013 Independent review into the efficacy of wind generated power and a thorough investigation of viable alternatives needed   ISME notes that the Commission for the Regulation of Utilities
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