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#SME finance

# sme-finance - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Irish small businesses are getting hungrier for credit

ISME warned that the extra demand must be met by new lending.

# sme-finance - Thursday 24 July, 2014

There's going to be a new bank, with no charges*, for Irish SMEs

*Well, no quarterly or monthly charges anyway

# sme-finance - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

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.

# sme-finance - Monday 21 July, 2014

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-finance - Thursday 19 June, 2014

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.

# sme-finance - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

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.

# sme-finance - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

"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.

# sme-finance - Monday 12 May, 2014

Eight out of ten SME owners report 'stability and growth'

Optimism breaks out among small businesses.

# sme-finance - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

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.