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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# wage subsidy

Last year
Pandemic wage subsidy scheme ends today after being in place for over two years
The scheme was extended for businesses impacted by public health restrictions in December 2021.
All time
'I do anticipate it will be possible to holiday in Ireland' - Varadkar says re-opening will be gradual and cautious
The Tánaiste says talks are underway to extend the wage subsidy and PUP into the summer months.
It's hoped the country can move to Level 4 restrictions in March - but outdoor dining is not expected to begin till a later stage.
Talks are currently underway to extend the wage subsidy and PUP into the summer months, the Tánaiste said.
Pandemic Unemployment Payment extended - but some rates will be tapered from 17 September
The wage subsidy scheme will also be extended but the Taoiseach indicated a move away from supports towards greater employment.
AIB reverses 'de-facto ban' on mortgage approval for wage subsidy recipients
The bank said that it may still refuse to allow a mortgage to be drawn down if it finds a customer is unable to meet repayments.
Call for banks to reverse 'de-facto ban' on mortgage approval for wage subsidy recipients
Applicants who received approval before the Covid-19 crisis have had approval pulled.
Paschal Donohoe is 'examining' maternity leave exclusion from Covid-19 wage subsidy
The Finance Minister had said previously that it wasn’t possible to change the Covid-19 wage subsidy scheme to suit each individual.
Paschal Donohoe says wage subsidy and pandemic payment will continue 'in some form'
The Finance Minister said however that the level of support may change.
Childcare providers have until Tuesday to sign up to wage subsidy scheme
Wages of thousands of employees working in the childcare sector will be topped up to a maximum of €586 a week.
Changes to subsidy scheme: State will now pay up to 85% of wages for lower income workers
The Finance Minister today announced a number of changes to the subsidy scheme to address gaps that left some workers worse off.
'Anomalies have arisen': Donohoe admits 'gap' in wage subsidy scheme for low paid workers
Sinn Féin says workers are being penalised in some cases.