No excuse for delay in wage subsidy

Businesses that cannot reopen over the next few months must get timely support from the government to keep their employees in work

4th October, 2020
No excuse for delay in wage subsidy
Businesses must get timely support from the government to keep their employees in work

Last week, more jobs leaked out of the hospitality industry as one of the country’s largest pub groups temporarily laid off 300 staff members.

Charlie Chawke, the veteran publican, laid the blame for the decision squarely at the door of the government.

His big problem is evidently that his Dublin businesses cannot open. He is not alone in that with countless other publicans in the capital shuttered indefinitely and a whole host of businesses...

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