Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme

The EWSS provides a subsidy to qualifying employers to offset payroll costs, and is available to businesses that are experiencing a reduction in turnover due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The payment of up to €350 per week will continue to be available until June 30 2021. Please refer to the EWSS operating guidelines and FAQ below for full details on eligibility criteria and the operation of the scheme. 

Read the latest guidelines for the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS)