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

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment has been introduced for anyone whose employer is unable to conti nue to pay them. The payment is available to all employees and the self-employed who have lost employment due to the pandemic. You will get a payment of €203 per week for up to 6 weeks (as applica...

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...

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Case Studies

  • 21/05/2019

    DUNDALK-BASED OVVO® WINS GLOBAL ACCOLADE AT INTERZUM 2019...

    Co. Louth-based company OVVO® has been recognised for design expertise at the global Interzum Awards for the third consecutive time. ...

  • 24/01/2017

    Goldfish

    Ireland's growing reputation as a destination for customer service contact centres has opened up a gap in the market for local suppliers. Gordon O'Neill, co-founder of cloud-based telecoms provider Goldfish in County Wicklow, tells us how this industry is providing new opportunities for SMEs ...

  • 24/01/2017

    Carlingford Brewing Company

    After more than a decade working in accountancy and recruitment, Des Goldrick decided to set-up his own craft beer enterprise. Today, he’s brewing up a storm in his own business, as he takes us on a tour of the Carlingford Brewing Company in County Louth ...

  • 23/01/2017

    Applied Concepts

    We meet National Enterprise Award winner, Mark Clendennen of Applied Concepts in Offaly, to hear how he became the country's only manufacturer of blasting machinery and is now exporting Irish-made industrial equipment around the world from his base in the Midlands ...

  • 06/07/2016

    Christening Generations: New Venture All Sewn-Up...

    We find out how second time around has its business advantages when we meet entrepreneur and LEO client, Miriam Lloyd of Christening Generations, as she takes us on a tour of her dressmaking and design studio....

  • 11/05/2016

    Water2Buy Limited

    We talk beginnings, growing and European domination with entrepreneur and LEO client, Kevin Egan and David Forde as they show us around Water2Buy Limited. ...

  • 08/06/2016

    Áine Hand Made Chocolate

    Áine Hand Made Chocolate: Right Recipe for Business Success We talk tactics, taste and truffles with entrepreneur and LEO client, Ann Rudden, as she takes us on a tour of Aíne Hand Made Chocolate ...

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