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Murphy welcomes extension of Furlough Scheme

Finance Minister, Conor Murphy has welcomed the extension of the Furlough Scheme and has called for Treasury to extend it beyond November. The Job Support Scheme planned to come into force today (1 November) will now be postponed with the Furlough Scheme being extended for a month. This will see employees receiving 80% of their current...
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Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has announced a £19m Support Fund for Taxi Drivers and Private Coach and Bus Operators.

The support fund recognises the exceptional circumstances that these businesses have faced from the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic and is to assist with unavoidable overheads and loss of income during this time. Speaking after the Executive meeting where the support fund was agreed, Minister Mallon said: “Covid-19 has presented many challenges and worries and has been...
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