Credit reviewer John Trethowan would like the Government to consider an expansion of the microfinance loans scheme limit to at least € 50,000, and possibly € 100,000. Photograph: Alan Betson/THE IRISH TIMES

Distressed small and medium sized companies which are now recovering and are potentially viable continue to find it difficult to obtain finance, accor(...)

The head of the Credit Review Office, John Trethowan, has called for the upper threshold at which SMEs can appeal a bank’s decision to refuse them finance to be increased from the current level of €500,000. Photograph : Matt Kavanagh

The head of the Credit Review Office has recommended to the Government that the threshold at which SMEs can appeal a bank’s decision to refuse them fi(...)

Credit Reviewer John Trethowan has called for an extension to the limit at which SMEs can appeal refusals for credit. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Credit Reviewer has called for an extension to the limit at which SMEs can appeal refusals for credit.In his 11th report from the Credit Review Of(...)