Tag Archives: covid-19

When the going gets tough the tough get going

So sang Lionel Richie. Our younger readers are going Lionel who? This week we are going to look at what it has been like in CF over the last 7 months. We will look at the life of a small business in that time. The struggles, the hard decisions, the losses, the wins, and some

Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme – More Changes

Next week sees a number of changes to the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS) come into effect. I attach the latest Revenue FAQ’s and Guidance for reference. The scheme is moving to what is referred to as the operational phase. Revenue will be using actual calculations from now on based on the information that they

Home expenses & e-working

Revenue accept that e-Workers will incur certain extra expenditure in the performance of their duties from home, such as additional heating and electricity costs and there is tax relief available So what is e-working? It’s a method of working, using IT and communication technologies, in which your work activity is not tied to any particular

Further Covid-19 Employer Supports

A few updates following yesterday’s latest announcements which we have attempted to summarise below A brief video explain this e mail is at this link – Explainer Video 1. Pandemic Unemployment Payment This has now been increased to €350 per week. If you have already applied or received a payment at the lower rate there

Covid 19 – Some Thoughts for Business Owners!

I will not pretend to be an adviser that has all the answers for business owners on this. I absolutely don’t. What I can say though is that I am a business owner myself and so I can relate to all the uncertainty that business owners are facing……a number have already been forced to make

Covid-19 – Key Supports and Announcements Summary

Like all business owners we have been spending the last few days trying to come to terms with the worsening Covid-19 situation. While the health of the nation is the most important thing at this time, as business owners, we are all extremely uneasy about what the future holds. We have attempted to summarise below

Latest Revenue supports during Coronavirus period

In light of the procedures announced yesterday by Government to help to interrupt the transmission of COVID-19, Revenue have today outlined some important advice and arrangements taken to assist SME businesses experiencing cashflow and trading difficulties arising from the impacts of the virus. Revenue has provided advice in 3 areas (SME, Subcontractors and importing goods)