GOVERNMENT RESTART GRANT DELIVERS €2,312,179 TO BUSINESSES IN CO MONAGHAN – MINISTER HEATHER HUMPHREYS

30 July 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Co Monaghan businesses have received €2,312,179 to date from the Government’s Covid-19 Restart Grant to help them get back on their feet, Minister for Social Protection Heather Humphreys said yesterday. The Cavan/Monaghan TD said the grant had been crucial in helping the county’s businesses get back on their feet after what had been difficult times.

“The funding is designed to help businesses with the costs associated with reopening and re-employing workers following Covid-19 closures,” the Minister stated. “Businesses can avail of between €2,000 and €10,000 for this purpose. “Getting these businesses back open is so important to the revival of our local economy here in County Monaghan as they are such important employers.

“My colleague the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar is overseeing these targeted supports which have been developed by his Department in collaboration with Enterprise Ireland and the Local Enterprise Offices

“This is in addition to a range of other supports for businesses to help them through the pandemic. The €7.4 billion July Stimulus had a range of measures designed to stimulate a jobs-led recovery and build economic confidence while continuing to manage the impact of Covid-19. It will provide a boost to the economy, building confidence and moving us towards a more sustainable future..

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