81% of small businesses believe economy is getting better and 66% plan to hire more staff in the next year

Over three quarters (81%) of Irish small businesses believe that Ireland’s economy is improving and two thirds intend to hire more staff in the next year according to a poll of 100 entrepreneurs and small business owners who attended the Sage One ‘Giving Back to Business’ event in Dublin this morning.

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22% of Irish SMEs already using cloud technology and a further 16% have plans to move

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38% of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Ireland are either already using or have plans to adopt cloud computing technologies in their business, according to research announced today by the market leader in accounts and payroll software, Sage Ireland.

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