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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
The High Court delivered a judgment (June 23rd, 2020) that the provision in the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015 for the making of sectoral employment orders was unconstitutional. It also set aside the 2019 Electrical Contracting Sector Sectoral Employment Order.
Sectoral Employment Orders
The National Electrical Contractors Ireland (NECI) challenged the validity of the Sectoral Employment Order […]
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. […]
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. […]
There are many supports available for businesses from organisations such as Enterprise Ireland in the current challenging economic climate. It can be difficult to know what your company might be eligible for, and what the criteria are for drawing down such grants and loans. We have looked at this issue and created a brief overview to assist you. If you would like to talk to us about the supports available, just call us on 052 61 37775. […]
There is some hope that the crisis is peaking from a health and economic perspective. There is no denying that the pandemic has caused people to stop and think about how they are doing business and why they are doing what they do. However, in this article our Managing Director Áine Kiely O’Donnell suggests that the businesses who have used this time to think about organisational change in their businesses will be better positioned to maintain their competitive edge. […]