New Microfinance Ireland Covid-19 Fund requires greater ease of access

SME Recovery Ireland has today (31.08.20) welcomed a new €15m Covid-19 Fund announced by Microfinance Ireland to support small businesses but cautioned that ease of access to the loan scheme must be improved for small businesses.   Commenting, Chair of SME Recovery Ireland, John Moran said: “While this announcement is a welcome addition to the […]

Local Enterprise Office welcomes interest rate cut for small businesses

Local Enterprise Office Tipperary has welcomed the news that Microfinance Ireland is cutting its interest rates on new lending from July 1st. This cut means that loans through Local Enterprise Offices will become more affordable for small businesses and start-ups. The lending rate is being cut by 1% and the new rate from July 1st […]