YOUR LOCAL CREDIT UNION: Can help with COVID-19 loans

YOUR LOCAL CREDIT UNION: Can help with COVID-19 loans

28 March 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Credit unions are here to support the people of Ireland in these unprecedented times – that is the message from Ireland’s most trusted financial services brand, the Credit Union. Ireland’s Credit Unions have in excess of 3 million members, and are the sole provider of credit for many […]

Closed Restaurants display morale boosting image

Closed Restaurants display morale boosting image

27 March 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Morale boosting window messaging created by Cork’s Market Lane Group of Restaurants provide a visual hug for those still using the city centre The messaging is displayed on the windows of their establishments in the Oliver Plunkett Street area of the city including Market Lane, Elbow Lane Smokehouse […]

COVID-19: Insurance companies have sunk to an “all new low” says TD

COVID-19: Insurance companies have sunk to an “all new low” says TD

27 March 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Finance Minister must take a harder line on insurance companies “trying to weasel out of crisis payouts”, says Deputy Christopher O’Sullivan Cork South West Deputy Christopher O’Sullivan is urging the government to take a harder line on insurance companies following reports some are trying to weasel out […]

DOLE OVERLOAD: 10 months worth of claims received in 10 days

DOLE OVERLOAD: 10 months worth of claims received in 10 days

26 March 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection has experienced unprecedented demand for income supports including the Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment and Jobseeker payments since 13th March The level of demand equates to 10 months normal claim-load in just 10 working days. The Department wishes to assure its […]

Minister Creed welcomes a statement on behalf of seven of the largest Fishing Organisations

Minister Creed welcomes a statement on behalf of seven of the largest Fishing Organisations

25 March 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture Food & Marine, Michael Creed T.D., has today welcomed a statement on behalf of seven of the largest Fishing Organisations from across the Country, outling the critical importance of maintaining the functioning of EU Fisheries at this time, guided by the advice of medical […]

BY-ORDER: Outdoor markets closed in County Cork

BY-ORDER: Outdoor markets closed in County Cork

25 March 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council wish to advise that, on foot of new measures announced by Government on Tuesday, 24th March with regard to COVID-19 restrictions, all markets across County Cork must be suspended with immediate effect and remain closed for the duration of the imposed restrictions Mayor of the […]

Employees Now Working From Home Urged to Claim Tax Relief

Employees Now Working From Home Urged to Claim Tax Relief

23 March 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Thousands of people across the country should avail of e-worker refund Thousands of workers throughout the country who have recently been asked to work from home as a result of COVID-19 can avail of Revenue’s e-worker relief. Tax refund specialists at Taxback.com say that many of these employees […]

How to claim tax relief for suddenly working from home #COVID-19

How to claim tax relief for suddenly working from home #COVID-19

22 March 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Employees Now Working From Home Urged to Claim Tax Relief Thousands of people across the country should avail of e-worker refund Thousands of workers throughout the country who have recently been asked to work from home as a result of COVID-19 can avail of Revenue’s e-worker relief. Tax […]

Business group @netirlwestcork hosts ‘webinar’ instead of traditional meeting

Business group @netirlwestcork hosts ‘webinar’ instead of traditional meeting

20 March 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Network Ireland West Cork hosted their first webinar event live this evening, entitled ‘Thriving not just Surviving – Planning for the Unexpected’. Speakers included Network Ireland West Cork President and owner of West Cork Eggs, Caroline Murphy, Sales and Leadership Coach and Business Mentor, Sarah Leather and Nurse […]

What is Cork City Council doing to help businesses? #COVID-19?

What is Cork City Council doing to help businesses? #COVID-19?

20 March 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie As a response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Cork City Council will be deferring rates payments for three months in line with the Government’s announcement made earlier today. Rates payments will be deferred until the end of May for businesses most impacted by Covid-19, primarily the retail, hospitality, leisure […]