“There are reasons why SME owners don’t engage in training for themselves and their employees. The distraction factor is probably the key one. Business owners are focused on other priorities, filling the next order, making the next sale, survival.”
Paul Healy, Skillnet Ireland Chief Executive
One of the key underlying factors in Ireland risking becoming a two-speed economy is the low take-up of training by Irish SMEs. Skillnet Ireland Chief Executive, Paul Healy discusses these issues further in this Irish Times article.