Varadkar pledges to help firms locked out of Covid-19 supports
State also plans to provide new supports for businesses not covered by existing schemes
The government will expand business support schemes into the second quarter of the year and develop new initiatives for firms locked out of existing supports, Leo Varadkar has said.
The move comes as the country’s financial regulator has warned of a slew of delayed business failures later this year. The government is also coming under increasing pressure to expand the Covid restrictions support scheme (CRSS) to firms shut by the pandemic but ineligible under current...
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