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 […]
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. […]
Are you operating your business as a sole trader or partnership? Or, are you a farmer looking at the issue of how your farming business is structured? Is it time to change to a limited company structure? In this blog, we look at the benefits and obligations related to limited companies. […]
The issue of retirement and the age at which workers can expect to exit the workforce were at the centre of the 2020 General Election campaign in Ireland. As the population ages and more people arrive at a pensionable age, the issue of planning for that eventuality has come to the fore in Irish business.
Irrespective of age, everyone should be considering how they will fund their retirement. We are living longer and retirees are more active than any of their predecessors thanks to advances in medicine and the overall quality of life in the country.
In this blog from Áine Kiely O’Donnell, we ask 10 questions that everyone should be considering when thinking about a pension. […]