COVID-19 (CORONA VIRUS) SUPPORTS FOR BUSINESS

Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation

The DBEI has established a Business Support Call Centre for information on the government supports available to businesses and enterprises affected by COVID-19. Tel: +353 1 631 2002 Emailinfobusinesssupport@dbei.gov.ie

Jobseekers Support

Please CLICK HERE for Our Dedicated Page on All Jobseekers Supports

Short-Time Work Supports

Short-time Work Support is available under Jobseeker’s Benefit and is an income support payment for employees who have been temporarily placed on a shorter working week, due to business challenges affecting their employment: DEASP Short Time Work Support Booklet March 2020

Revenue – Wage Subsidy Scheme

If you wish to avail of the Wage Subsidy Scheme (70%) where you are retaining your staff, then click here on the Revenue Website: WAGE SUBSIDY SCHEME

Revenue Announcement 13.3.20 on Cashflow/Returns

https://www.revenue.ie/en/corporate/press-office/press-releases/2020/pr-130320-revenue-announce-measures-to-assist-smes-experiencing-cashflow-difficulties-arising-from-covid-19.aspx

Funding Supports

While €200m Covid19 Support funding for businesses is being funnelled through https://sbci.gov.ie/ we advise that for immediate business funding concerns and contingency funding, please contact your local bank or credit union branch.

Business Continuity Checklist:

https://dbei.gov.ie/en/Publications/Business-Continuity-Planning-A-checklist-of-Preparatory-Actions-in-Responding-to-the-COVID-19-Outbreak.html

Any updates are due to be published on the WHO website on how to manage the virus:

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

HSA Guidance is available here:
https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/99104a-covid-19-coronavirus/

HR queries and advice follow updates on (from the HRSuite, Tralee):

The HRSuite in Tralee are offering an initial two-hour mentoring expert HR consultation in relation to questions on short time, lay-offs, redundancy, people and working time for €200 – Call today on 066 7102887 for advice. https://www.thehrsuite.com/coronavirus.html

Travel Advice

https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/coronavirus/

Consult with John and his team in Sol International Travel for queries/concerns (066) 718 5940 or email info@sol2travel.com

Or consult with Caroline in KCTravel Tralee for bespoke queries/concerns on 0667124934 or email kctraveltralee@gmail.com

Government Funding / Support Measures for Business March announcement:

https://dbei.gov.ie/Djei/en/News-And-Events/Department-News/2020/March/10032020.html

Government of Ireland Advice:

 https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/472f64-covid-19-coronavirus-guidance-and-advice/

For Updates on Business Supports and Local Issues, follow:

https://www.facebook.com/tralee.ie/

and

https://www.chambers.ie/media/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-business/

For more business support advice email Tralee Chamber at business@tralee.ie

 

Covid19 Safety Instructions for Businesses:

Kitchen and Restaurant:

https://bit.ly/2Q7bClR

Food Safety / Food Prep Advice (from Safety Matters, Tralee)

Food Business Operators guidelines 1 (1)

Food and Beverage (incl Bars):

https://bit.ly/2W8Joe6

Charities and Community Organisations:

https://bit.ly/2TMHy17

Remote Working, Stay Connected:

https://www.changex.org/ie/growremote/locations