If you are an employer who can show that you have lost at least 25 percent of your trade - you will be able to claim 70 percent of your employees net wage back (up to a maximum of €410) through the Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme
Employers have to sign up to the scheme through Revenue.
All employers who have applied to the older COVID-19 Employer Refund Scheme will be automatically transferred onto the new, higher payment.
If you are self-employed, you can apply for the COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment.
If you need to place your employees on a shorter working week or have had to cut their hours due to the COVID-19 pandemic, your employees can apply for Short Time Work Support.
A number of income supports are available from the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection for your employees during a COVID-19 (Coronavirus) related absence or temporary lay-off from work: