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Covid-19 National Wage Subsidy Scheme

Employers can be refunded up to 85 percent of an employee's wages. The employer is expected to make their best efforts to maintain as close to 100% of normal income as possible for the subsidised period.

COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment - How to claim the Emergency Payment

The COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment is a payment of €350 per week. It is available to all employees and the self-employed who have lost their job due to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. The Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment will be in place for the duration of the crisis.

COVID–19 Business Supports

Businesses which are seeking support to assist with business continuity and preparedness connected to the COVID-19 outbreak, may be provided with a Business Continuity Voucher subject to certain conditions and criteria. This offer is in addition to the current range of business supports for microent...