593 jobs saved after firms exited examinership in 2020

Figures similar to 2019 show economic impact of Covid-19 has not yet been fully realised, accountancy firm warns

21st January, 2021
593 jobs saved after firms exited examinership in 2020
‘Companies are being kept on life support with the help of the Irish government, the warehousing of Revenue debt and the forbearance of creditors,’ according to Neil Hughes of Baker Tilly. Photo: Getty

Some 593 jobs were saved last year as a result of the examinership process, a new index by Baker Tilly, the accountancy firm, shows.

The figure was similar to 2019, when 598 jobs were secured, despite the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in early March last year.

The survey, which tracks the number of jobs that have been saved when companies successfully exit an examinership, showed 270 of the jobs saved in 2020 were in the retail sector,...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly



Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Davy: a corporate titan brought to its knees

Companies Ian Guider 2 days ago

Niamh Brennan: Davy’s double-dealing sees its trust rating take a big hit

Spanish hedge fund spends £7m to boost stake in Tullow Oil

Flutter chief declares his firm is now number one in America

Companies Aaron Rogan 2 days ago