COVID 19 – Business Supports Update with Focus on Wage Subsidy, Funding & Effective Cashflow Management

In Business & Jobs, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

THIS IS A VITAL SEMINAR FOR ALL BUSINESS PLANNING TO REOPEN IN THE COMING WEEKS   Date: Wednesday, 13th May 2020 TOMORROW Time: 11.30am– 12.30pm Delivered By: Grant Thornton   This Zoom seminar is being jointly offered by the LEOs & Chambers of Commerce of Counties Roscommon & Longford. This is available to all local business regardless of County!   …

Government should relax restrictions in counties with low Covid numbers – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, Families, Health, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

Areas can become a testbed for living with Covid-19     This afternoon Denis Naughten asked An Taoiseach to consider relaxing restrictions on returning to work in parts of the country which have seen consistently low numbers of Covid-19 infection. He said: “It makes no sense that parts of the country with low rates of Covid-19 infection should remain in …

Bord na Mona lay-offs threaten Dáil solidarity on Covid – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, East Galway, East-Roscommon, Mid-Roscommon, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has written to the Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, asking him to directly intervene to ensure Bord na Mona applies Government funded Covid supports in an equitable manner. “We have a bizarre situation where a Semi-State company is using the wage subsidy scheme for some of its employees while using the Pandemic Unemployment Payment for other employees and …

Naughten seeks proposals for getting back to business

In Business & Jobs, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

  Local businesses are being asked by Denis Naughten TD to consider how they can introduce social distancing to allow them to safely re-open and also what supports they may need.   Last week in the Dáil, Denis Naughten proposed measures which could allow people to safely return to work, including placing a yellow notice on public access to the …

Survey starts for broadband roll out – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, East Galway, East-Roscommon, Families, Jobs, Local Issues, Mid-Roscommon, News, North-Roscommon, South Roscommon, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Next week National Broadband Ireland will start to survey rural homes in mid Roscommon for the delivery of high-speed broadband with the build-out taking place before Easter 2021. From next week the National Broadband Ireland contractor, 4Site, will commence initial surveys in Ballymurray, Athleague, Castlecoote, Donamon, Ballymacurley, Lackan, Kilroosky, Four-Mile-House and will also survey adjoining areas in Galway and around …

New measures could allow people to return to work – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, Families, Health, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

New measures to allow people to return to work where they can safely implement social distancing have been proposed by Denis Naughten TD. This would include placing a yellow notice on public access to the workplace outlining how they are complying with social distancing rules. Speaking in Dáil Eireann today, Denis Naughten said: “We need to open our country; however, …

Lanesboro & Shannonbridge closures: where is Bord na Mona & Minister?

In Business & Jobs, East Galway, East-Roscommon, Families, Jobs, Mid-Roscommon, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Naughten seeks public comment on Lough Ree Power decision   Denis Naughten TD has called on both Bord na Mona & Minister Richard Bruton to publicly comment on the ESB’s decision to shut down its operations at Lough Ree Power in Lanesboro, following the decision to close West Offaly Power in Shannonbridge last week. “It is now a week since …

Bord na Mona & Minister must address Shannonbridge closure – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, East Galway, Local Issues, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has called on both Bord na Mona & Minister Richard Bruton to publicly comment on the decision by the ESB to shut down its operations at West Offaly Power in Shannonbridge. “This decision has huge implications for job retention not just in West Offaly and the associated bogs but right across the midlands and we need to …

Covid 19 information for employers, employees and self employed

In Blog, Business & Jobs, Families, Jobs by Denis Naughten

I have been inundated with queries about different aspects of the financial supports available for people as a result of Covid 19. The Department of Employment & Social Protection has now produced a very good document, attached, dealing with many of these questions. I would encourage people with queries to go to page 21 where they have listed the most …