The Small Firms Association says the next government needs to urgently implement the framework.
The Small Firms Association says businesses are struggling without a coherent national policy.
The umbrella group says it put together a framework to support small enterprise, with the OECD, in 2017 - which the current government said it would put it in place by end of 2019.
But the SFA says that's yet to be implemented and indigenous businesses are suffering as a result.
Laois' Aisling Hurley, from the Business Fairy Digital Marketing Agency, says a national policy needs to be urgently introduced to tackle the rising cost of doing business in Ireland: