Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

The closure of businesses, because of Covid-19 affected thousands of workers in Ireland. To help people who had lost income, the government introduced the Pandemic Unemployment Payment. How Much is the Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment The Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment was initially €203 a week . From the 24th March it was increased to €350 […]
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Cancellation of Pandemic Unemployment Payments

Last Thursday (April 9th) a significant number of people were sent an email by the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (DEASP) – otherwise known as Welfare. This email informed them that their claim for the Pandemic Unemployment of €350 a week had been cancelled or rejected..DEASP admitted, on Friday 10th, to sending out […]
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Jobseekers Benefit for the Self Employed.

Allowing entitlement to Jobseeker’s Benefit for the Self-Employed was announced in Budget 2019.It started on 1st November 2019 and will be payable to self-employed PRSI contributors who lose their businesses and are no longer engaged in self-employment. Duration – 9 months to people with 260 or more PRSI contributions 6 months to those with fewer […]
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