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Covid-19 Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

  Employers will not be deemed insolvent if they avail of the Covid-19 Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme   The Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Act 2020 set out the main provision of the Government’s temporary wage subsidy scheme.   In order for an employer to qualify for the subsidy scheme, they must submit […]

Will Covid-19 affect performance of your contract?

  Will Covid-19 affect performance of your contract? Issues with Contracts Given the current unprecedented times it is probable that many contracts, entered into prior to any knowledge of the pandemic and its severe implications, cannot now be performed. There are a variety of reasons for this stemming from the Covid-19 restrictions such as the […]

Some useful tips if changing your mortgage

  Some useful Tips if changing your Mortgage   The main reasons why people choose to re-mortgage are: To get a better interest rate Debt Consolidation Home Improvements Changing financial situation Equity release Usually the main reason to re-mortgage is to save money. You may also want to re-mortgage because the value of your property […]

Filing of Annual Returns During Covid-19 Restrictions

  Filing of Annual Returns During Covid-19 Restrictions   As of 7th April 2020, the Registrar of Companies will treat annual returns (where the filing deadline falls between Wednesday 18 March 2020 and Tuesday 30 June 2020 inclusive) as received on time once all elements are submitted by midnight on Tuesday 30 June 2020.   […]

Financial Serviced and Pensions Ombudsman Overview of Complaints 2019

    Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman Overview of Complaints 2019   The Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman (FSPO), Ger Deering, has published an overview of the complaints received last year.   Powers of the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman   The Ombudsman’s office was established by the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman Act 2017 […]

Dillon Solicitors are working remotely

  Working Remotely    All of our staff are currently operating on remote access but thankfully as everybody is set up to work remotely and we are a paperless office all of our correspondence and documents are scanned into our system and as such there is minimal disruption for the efficient operation of our services. […]

Government’s Covid-19 response – the latest update

Government’s Covid-19 response – the latest update   The following is a summary of the most recent announcement made by the Government in response to the Covid-19 pandemic:-   The pandemic unemployment payment for employees who have been laid off due to the impact of Covid-19 has been increased to €350 per week from the […]

President of the District Court: Parents may vary family court orders

President of the District Court: Parents may vary family court orders during Covid-19 crisis where both parents agree   The President of the District Court, Judge Colin Daly recently stated that the Covid-19 restrictions may mean that the detail of every access order may not be fully implementable, but parents should make every effort to […]

Employers info: Lay-Off and Short-Time due to Covid-19 Pandemic

  Information for Employers: Lay-Off and Short-Time due to Covid-19 Pandemic   Under the Redundancy Payments Act 1967-2014, lay-off occurs where an employer is temporarily unable to provide an employee with the work for which they were employed. A short-time situation occurs where an employee’s hours of work or pay are reduced to less than […]

Registration of an Enduring Power of Attorney

  Registration of an Enduring Power of Attorney   The responsibility for bringing an Enduring Power of Attorney (“EPA”) under the Enduring Power of Attorney Act 1996 into effect lies with the Attorney who should do so when he believes that the Donor who appointed him as Attorney is losing or has lost capacity in […]