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Sole traders left out of work by Covid-19 can now apply for grant of up to €1,000

Aug 14, 2020 07:08 By News Northern Sound
Sole traders left out of work by Covid-19 can now apply for grant of up to €1,000 Sole traders left out of work by Covid-19 can now apply for grant of up to €1,000
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Sole traders left out of work by Covid-19 can now apply for up to a thousand euro grant from social welfare office to help

Sole traders left out of work by Covid-19 can now apply for up to a thousand euro grant from social welfare office to help with business costs.

12 million euro has been set aside for the Enterprise Support Grant, aimed at tradespeople, taxi drivers and others who can't get the Restart grant.

To qualify, a business owner must have come off the Pandemic Unemployment Payment after May 17th -- when then national lockdown was first eased.

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Minister for Social Protection Heather Humphreys explains how to apply for the money:

 

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