Update on Media Reaction to Regional Barometer

Magnet Regional Business Barometer 2015 is a study of 600 SMEs across Ireland investigating Business, Economic, Political and Technological sentiment.

This pioneering piece of research demonstrates the opportunity ahead for business across Ireland to further enhance their competitive positioning through the adoption of cloud technology combined with the support of existing SME focused grant assistance. Thus ending the rural/regional digital divide!

Interesting coverage of Magnets Regional Business Barometer 2015 report from Irish media and business websites:

“30% of SMEs intend on investing in IT infrastructure in coming year”

-The Irish Times                                               

“Entrepreneurs not getting enough support, study finds”


“Magnet says micro terms are least optimistic”

-Business Plus

“SFA seeks more support for the self-employed”

-Connacht Tribune

“Lack of knowledge among small firms”

-The Clare Champion

“SMEs in Waterford more optimistic about 2015 survey reveals”

– Waterford Today

“30% of firms encounter skills shortage when hiring”

-Irish Examiner

“Bosses need to be treated equally to – if not better than – employees”

-The Journal

MRBB has received wide coverage amongst the business media and interested parties. The coverage of the report is positive and well received. The MRBB has provided much needed information to the business sector and shows the need to understand the SME better. It is Magnets aim to reproduce this research over the coming years to gage how sentiment and innovation impacts the back bone of our economy, the SME.

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