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Stuart Fitzgerald: The latest support measures for SMEs will not cause businesses to go bankrupt and jobs to be lost

Over the past few months I have been thinking about how policy-driven costs are impacting Irish SMEs. I started in West Cork, where I visited four excellent companies. Since then, I’ve been thinking about the existential crisis that many companies like this face due to rising business costs, most of which are caused by government policies. The business types I visited and then analyzed across a series of columns were across a wide range of sectors: pharmacy, grocery, restaurants and pubs. The purpose of this analysis was to show what the income statement would look like in 2026 for a…

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