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"It Now Takes Five Staff To Do The Job Of Two", Says Midland Publican

The Wage Subsidy Scheme is being cut today, leaving employers to make up the difference.

Cuts to the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme take effect today - despite the recent announcements of more restrictions. 

Many employers will get almost €150 less per week to help pay the wages of each staff member. 

There were subsidies of up to €350 a week - but they're now capped at €203. 

Declan Manton from The Well in Moate says venues have had to take on additional staff to enforce restrictions: 


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