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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What Type Of Business Owner Are You?

What Type Of Business Owner Are You?

What Type Of Business Owner Are You? Are you a Hands On Soloist that that loves the skill and craft of what your business provides or are you The Manager/CEO type, a great mentor and leader that delegates important tasks to employees, or perhaps you are The Classic Entrepreneur that thrives on the adrenaline of a start-up environment. Take our two minute quiz and find out.

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Online Payroll – A Simple & Cost Effective Small Business Solution

Online Payroll

Online PayrollYou’ve taken the plunge and you’ve started your own business. Like most successful entrepreneurs at some point you are going to reach the stage where either there just aren’t enough hours in the day to do all you have undertaken to do but not delivering is not an option or worse potentially damaging to the reputation of your fledgling business. You need help and that means hiring someone, becoming an employer.

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