Self-employed find themselves on the radar for better benefits
The new emergency wage supports for business being run by the Revenue cover a range of self-employed individuals and their circumstances, and designed with business preservation in mind
You don’t need to be an economist to know that the collapse in the demand and supply of goods is accounting for a high number of the Covid-19 job lay-offs. All the time however, the focus in the commentary is on the disruption to employment.
Much less is heard about the situation of the self-employed.
Only a few short weeks ago, there were 2.36 million people employed in this country. Of that number,...
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