Government has announced additional EWSS support to assist businesses directly impacted by the public health restrictions introduced last December. In this blog we discuss the future of EWSS, its graduated exit strategy as well as any other changes which will come into effect before the scheme wraps up.
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Our last blog post explored the extension of the EWSS to 31 December 2021. As you know, to qualify for the EWSS employers must show a 30% reduction in turnover in comparison to the same period in 2019. Employers are required to review their eligibility on a monthly basis, but this was an internal check.
Today’s blog post will look at the recently announced extension of the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS), to 31 December 2021
Latest blog introducing the new Employer Wage Support Scheme and discussing the reconciliation process for TWSS.
The Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme’s end date has been extended to the end of August. Additionally, employees returning from maternity or related leave are now also eligible.
A new Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme has been introduced, which is aimed at providing financial support to employees affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This new scheme comes into effect today, 26 March 2020, and builds on the previous Employer COVID-19 Refund Scheme.
We have added a new COVID-19 Refund Scheme item, to allow for payment to employees who have been temporarily laid-off due to COVID-19.
On 15 March 2020, Regina Doherty, the current Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection (DEASP) announced that workers who are temporarily laid off due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) will be able to claim a special support payment of €203 per week.