Small Businesses Facing Larger Problem Than Originally Thought At The Start Of Covid-19 Pandemic

That's according to a SME group

TDs are hearing evidence on how the sector has been affected as companies get back to work.

SME Recovery Ireland has reiterated its calls for a 15 billion euro bailout to help the industry recover, which it says is dying.

In Cork, over 70% of workers are employed by SMEs.

Responding to Fianna Fail TD John McGuinness, chairman of the group John Moran says the reaction was similar to the banking crash a decade ago:

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