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Laois Traders Group Says Government Should Adopt Tiered Approach To Supports

Only certain companies are eligible for the Covid-19 Sales Reduction Grant.

A Laois businessman believes the government should have applied a tiered approach to the Covid-19 Sales Reduction Grant.

At the moment businesses can apply for a payment of up to €5,000 to help cover losses. 

However, to be eligible, your sales must have dropped by at least 80%. 

Chairperson of traders group Downtown Portlaoise, Mark Healy says losing out on three-quarters of your revenue in any business would have a massive impact:

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