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# SME finance

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Irish small businesses are getting hungrier for credit
ISME warned that the extra demand must be met by new lending.
There's going to be a new bank, with no charges*, for Irish SMEs
*Well, no quarterly or monthly charges anyway
Commercial vehicle sales drive higher small business lending at Bank of Ireland
Lending to SMEs at the bank is up by 7% compared to the first half of last year.
Government job targets rely on small business support, warns SFA
The SFA has also warned that firms could go to the wall if there’s a bump in the minimum wage.
SME focus: Everything you need to know about starting a business
For our first month of in-depth coverage of Irish small businesses, we looked at everything you need to know about getting up and running.
Small businesses believe upturn is 'fragile'
SMEs are holding off on expansion until they feel more positive about the upturn, a new survey has found.
"They've replaced the tellers with plants" - are banks interested in lending to small business?
Domestic banks are failing to support a vital segment of the economy, lobby groups have said.
Eight out of ten SME owners report 'stability and growth'
Optimism breaks out among small businesses.
Small business stranded by foreign bank exit
Banks are too risk averse to mop-up the loans being left behind by banks leaving the Irish market.