Getting your business ready for Smart Working? Here's our checklist
So you're thinking about enabling Smart Working for your staff - take a look at our checklist to see how you manage data protection and contracts.
SMEs make up 95% of Ireland's business economy and generate 56% of its total turnover.
"I think the SME sector is hugely important for Ireland. It’s where groups of five and ten people are employed, it’s not Dublin centric – it goes right across the country and it really represents a massive part of employment in Ireland”
Bobby Kerr, Irish entrepreneur and broadcaster
Nearly full employment brings fresh challenges for business owners. SMEs plan to overcome this through significant investment in staff attraction and retention in the next five years. Our research found that 77% of SME employees are in favour of remote, flexible or smart working practices but only 9% of SME owners are fully embracing it
Regina Moran, Enterprise Director, Vodafone Ireland