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Do I Need A Tax Clearance Certificate To Avail of The EWSS?

The Employee Wage Subsidy Scheme replaces the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme on September 1st.  The retiring scheme saw the Government support over 400,000 people during the pandemic.  The new scheme does not have many differences in comparison to the previous scheme.  However, employers need to be aware of the qualifying criteria. One of the main […]

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Covid-19 Funding Supports Available for Businesses

What Covid-19 funding supports are available for businesses?  There are several direct and indirect supports available.  The Irish Government has announced temporary VAT reductions, wage support schemes, Restart Grants, and more.  […]

By |August 24th, 2020|AAL, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Covid-19, Industry News, Your Business|Comments Off on Covid-19 Funding Supports Available for Businesses

The Employee Wage Subsidy Scheme

The ongoing supports from the Irish Government in respect of the Covid-19 pandemic continue with the introduction of the Employee Wage Subsidy Scheme on September 1st, 2020.

The scheme will replace the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme that was introduced at the start of the pandemic in March.  The new scheme does not have many differences in […]

By |August 21st, 2020|AAL, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Your Business|Comments Off on The Employee Wage Subsidy Scheme

What Is The Restart Grant Plus Scheme?

The Restart Grant Plus has been launched by the Irish Government in a further attempt to support businesses impacted by Covid-19.  This is one of a range of supports available and, in this article, we explain what it is and how you can access financial support through the scheme. […]

By |August 16th, 2020|AAL, Covid-19, Industry News, Your Business|Comments Off on What Is The Restart Grant Plus Scheme?

The Future Growth Loan Scheme : What You Need To Know

There are many schemes available for businesses at present to access additional finance through grants and loans.  We have detailed many of them in our ongoing Covid-19 coverage and you can read more by clicking here.  The Future Growth Loan Scheme, from the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland, is another initiative intended to assist companies […]

By |August 9th, 2020|AAL, Covid-19, Your Business|Comments Off on The Future Growth Loan Scheme : What You Need To Know

The July Stimulus: What It Means For Businesses

The Irish Government has announced an ambitious plan to restart the economy following the shutdown brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.  The July stimulus was unveiled yesterday, July 23rd, and it is a suite of supports for all business sectors. […]

By |July 24th, 2020|AAL, Covid-19, Your Business|Comments Off on The July Stimulus: What It Means For Businesses

Business Life After Covid – What Next?

So, you have made adjustments to the business to deal with Covid shutdowns. Now, the focus has to be on stabilisation and looking to build a prosperous 2021 which is only 6 months from now.  Most business owners are adopting quickly to get back to some form of normality.  The question is: what is normal?  Here, we look at life after Covid for businesses and what you can do to be ready. […]

By |July 20th, 2020|AAL, Covid-19, Latest Thinking from AAL, Your Business|Comments Off on Business Life After Covid – What Next?

Covid-19 Pandemic Payments and Enhanced Illness Benefit: Update

As 63,000 came off the pandemic unemployment payments last week, the Government has updated the eligibility criteria for the unemployment and enhanced illness benefit payments.  These changes will come into effect on July 6th, 2020, and employers and employees should make themselves aware of these changes. […]

By |July 10th, 2020|AAL, Covid-19, PAYE, Tax|Comments Off on Covid-19 Pandemic Payments and Enhanced Illness Benefit: Update

Phase 2 Begins: Retail Reopening & More

Today marks the start of phase 2 of the reopening of the Irish economy after the ‘lockdown’.  From today (June 8th) retail businesses with an on-street entrance/exit can reopen.  Here, we look at the issues facing retailers, the steps that they can take to assist their businesses and other sectors covered by the speeding up of the reopening. […]

By |June 8th, 2020|Covid-19|Comments Off on Phase 2 Begins: Retail Reopening & More