Government Support For COVID-19

By Matthew Harris | March 23, 2020 | 2 Min read

The Government has put together a COVID-19 Wage Subsidy for employers.

It’s to support your business if you’re impacted by COVID and face laying off staff or reducing their hours because of COVID-19.

Who can get it

If you’re an employer, contractor, sole trader or self-employed, you may qualify to get the COVID-19 wage subsidy.

To qualify:

How much you can get

The COVID-19 Wage Subsidy will be paid at a flat rate of:

The subsidy is paid as a lump sum and covers 12 weeks per employee.

This subsidy is for wages only. It is to help you keep your staff employed while you consider changes that may be needed while the disruption continues, and to ensure the future viability of your business.

If you think you qualify please book in a time for me to give you a call to discuss via this link HERE. We can apply for you on your behalf.

If we need to dynamically look at your workforce to adapt to cashflow constraints, please get in touch with us and we can help you navigate these uncharted territories.

This is a tough time, please keep in mind we are here to help.

Take care,
The Lighthouse team

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