Belfast Telegraph

Northern Ireland home to 132,000 small businesses

By Staff Reporter

Around 132,000 small companies now operate in Northern Ireland, according to one business body.

John Friel, FSB NI regional chair, said: "It's the fifth year of Small Business Saturday, and it's great the campaign has been so successful in highlighting and promoting the now record number of 132,000 small businesses working hard across Northern Ireland.

"Many are facing mounting pressure, with a record proportion of currently expecting to downsize, sell or shut up shop."

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