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Public Consultation on Guidance for Remote Working

The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation is conducting a public consultation to inform the delivery of guidance on remote working for both employers and employees. Background In December 2019 the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation published Remote Work in Ireland, a report on the prevalence and types of remote working solutions in Ireland, […]

Public policies to support firms through COVID-19

The Central Bank of Ireland has published a new blog post written by Gabriel Makhlouf, the Governor of the Central Bank, focusing on Public Policies to support businesses through the COVID-19 crisis. The blog stipulates how policy should focus on continuing to help the productivity of the economy through this crisis. Read the blog post […]

New Covid-19 track and trace app goes live

Stay safe. Protect each other. COVID Tracker is a free app for your mobile phone. It will help us to protect each other and slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ireland. Using the COVID Tracker app along with the existing public health measures will help us all stay safe when we meet up, socialise, […]

Pandemic provides glimpse of new possibilities for Ireland’s housing system

NESC Secretariat COVID-19 Working Paper Series | The Implications of COVID-19 For Housing in Ireland. The Covid-19 pandemic and the response to it has helped reveal valuable lessons for policy-makers about Ireland’s housing system.  A new paper from the NESC Secretariat, The Implications of Covid-19 for Housing in Ireland, argues that it has brought insights about […]

Enterprise Support Grant for businesses impacted by COVID-19

The Enterprise Support Grant will shortly be available to assist eligible self-employed recipients who are closing the COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment scheme after 25th June 2020. This will provide business owners with a once-off grant of up to €1,000 to re-start their business which was closed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Department is developing […]

Chambers Ireland welcomes today’s ratification of the programme for government

Speaking earlier today, Friday 26 June, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive, Ian Talbot, said “Chambers Ireland welcomes the certainty that this programme for government presents. Decision making for businesses during this economic crisis has been made more difficult by the lack of surety regarding the makeup of government. There is an urgent need for our new […]

Business and Government Must Now Plan for a Hard Brexit in 6 Months Time

In a disappointing, if expected non-development, Britain has casually avoided the opportunity of applying for an extension to the Brexit transition period. Businesses throughout Europe, crippled by the Covid-19 crisis wreaking havoc on the Global economy, would have welcomed the opportunity to extend the transition period. An extension would have allowed an ambitious trade deal […]

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