New State Bank or Strategic Bank Corporation gets €240m to lend to Irish SMEs which will be added to by €150 matching ECB funds and the money will be available through BOI and AIB from December.

Get your application prepared and apply for that funding you need to grow your business. The banks are lending again, but the pot of funds is limited.

Is yours a well planned project or expansion ?

Make sure your application has a good presentation – get some advice from people like Consultas who specialise in this sort of thing.