Feb 25, 2008

High Interest Rates And Fuel Prices Taking Toll On Small Business

The Dominion Post reports another survey of business opinion is showing a big decline in confidence. The latest Research New Zealand and WHK Sherwin Chan & Walshe business confidence poll shows a 160% rise in negative outlook amongst small businesses. Domestic worries such as high interest rates, rising fuel prices and the ongoing labour shortages seem the major concerns rather than a global slowdown.