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Income security for when you need it most

Brendan James Financial Services first began trading in 1995 under the previous principal Brendan James, and since 2010 Seán Mac Shéamais, the son of Brendan James, has continued the tradition of helping families and businesses build financial security and wealth.

Workers not ‘comfortable’ taking sick leave for mental health issues

Some 60 per cent of Irish workers are "not comfortable" taking sick leave if or when they experience mental health challenges.

Eligibility criteria for Household Benefits Package should be reassessed - Troy

Fianna Fáil Deputy for Longford-Westmeath, Robert Troy, has called on the Government to reform the Household Benefits Package to ensure people are not penalised as a result of providing accommodation for their children.

Gender pension gap in Ireland at 40pc is unacceptable says Harkin

Independent MEP Marian Harkin has hit out at Ireland's gender gap in the area of pensions, pay, and overall earning potential.

‘Magda’ story forces us to ask some difficult questions

Whether or not the controversial report this week about the Polish woman 'Magda' living the high life courtesy of the generous Irish social welfare system was entirely accurate or not matters little; what matters a lot however is that, just as with the 'mad and greedy' economy-crashing Irish people that our Taoiseach so readily informed the World Economic Forum about last week, much of the report contents were actually true.

Still time to apply for support for back to school costs — McGuinness

As the month of September approaches, Cllr Andrew McGuinness is reminding families who may be eligible for the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance that they still have time to apply for the scheme.

Entitlements and the self-employed

Q. I am a self employed individual and have my own business providing repair and maintenance services to individuals and companies. In recent months I have lost several large contracts and the business is no longer viable. I have two employees who have worked with me for the last 15 years. I have been told that my employees will be entitled to jobseekers’ benefit if the business folds but as the owner I have no entitlements. Is this correct?

Parents should avail of back to school allowance says O’ hArgain

Labour Cllr Seán Ó hArgáin has urged families in Kilkenny to avail of the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance (BTSCFA) which is available to families on certain social welfare or other State payments to help with the costs of school clothes and footwear.

 

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