Latest Updates

  • New research on SME access to finance

    New research from the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), the Central Bank of Ireland and Forfás was presented at the recent ESRI/Department of Finance conference, “SME Financing: Recent Trends and Policy Options”.

  • Department of Finance SME Credit and Funding Newsletter

    SME Credit and Funding Newsletter - Spring 2013: The Department of Finance, on behalf of the SME State Bodies Group, has produced the first in a series of information newsletters dealing with free credit card processing and funding issues for the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) sector.