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COVID-19 Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

COVID-19 Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme – Employer Eligibility and Supporting Proofs/ FAQs on : Operation of the Transitional phase of the COVID-19: Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme   Dear Members, The Employer Refund Scheme has been replaced by a new and enhanced Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme for employers. Follow this link to the document providing […]

Covid-19 Latest Updates for Business & Advice Links

  LATEST UPDATES & COVID -19 RELATED BUSINESS ADVICE & LINKS The government announced National COVID-19 Income Support Scheme, will provide financial support to Irish workers and companies affected by the crisis.  Read Here  More information about the Wage Subsidy Scheme can be found here  Support for businesses impacted by COVID 19 through commercial rates deferral. Read here […]

Shop Cork Online

With the recent news that all non-essential shops and retail outlets must close to help the containment of Covid19 or Coronavirus, we, at Cork Business Association, are determined to offer support to those local businesses offering online shopping options. Just because you can’t go to the shop yourself, doesn’t mean you can’t shop local!  On […]

The Government has today agreed to defer rates for immediately impacted businesses

Dear Members, We have just received this information please read carefully.   The Government has today (20 March, 2020) agreed with local authorities that they should agree to defer rates payments due from the most immediately impacted businesses – primarily in the retail, hospitality, leisure and childcare sectors, for three months, until end-May.  This measure […]

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