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. It has become known as the PUP No more claims for the PUP will be accepted after July 7th 2021 How Much is the Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment […]
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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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