Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS)
18/08/2020 - The government announced a new Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS) as part of the July Stimulus package released on 23 July. It will replace the existing Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS) with effect from 1 September 2020 and will run until 31 March 2021, which will provide many employers with an important financial lifeline.
Operation of the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS) following legislation and Revenue’s guidance 30 March 2020
The Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Bill 2020 (“the legislation”) was passed by Dail Eireann on 26 March 2020. It includes proposals in a whole range of areas from tenancies, to health, to the payment by the government of a temporary wage subsidy scheme (“TWSS”).
Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme (“TWSS”)
[Updated 26/03/2020] - A Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme (“TWSS”) was introduced by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar on Tuesday evening, 24 March 2020. This scheme is set to replace the current Employer Refund Scheme, that was announced last week, as of Thursday 26 March 2020 and is expected to last for 12 weeks.
If you would like more information or to discuss how coronavirus will affect you or your business, please contact your lead relationship partner in the first instance then: