Covid-19 – Wage supplement

Businesses and self-employed operating in sectors that suffered drastically or had to temporarily suspend operations on the order of the Public Health, can benefit €800 per month per employee retained in employment.  These sectors include;

  • Wholesale (part of)
  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Travel Agencies
  • Building Services
  • Personal Activities
  • Accommodation
  • Tour Operators & other reservation services
  • Retails
  • Motor Vehicle Leasing
  • Transport
  • Security & Investigation Activities
  • Creative Arts & Entertainment
  • Employment Activities

Businesses and self-employed operating in sectors that have been affected, though to a smaller extent than the above, can benefit up to 1 or 2 days per week based on a €800 (ie €160 or €320) per month salary for each employee retained in employment.  These sectors include;

  • Wholesale (part of)
  • Retail (part of)
  • Manufacturing
  • Warehousing
  • Information
  • Gozo based enterprises will be entitled to two days’ salary per week equivalent to €320 per month. This will increase to 3 days salary, equivalent to €480 per month, for those self-employed who employ staff, whilst the employees will still be entitled to two days’ salary per week

Part timers will be entitled to one day’s salary per week, equivalent to €100 per month.

Contact us for more information and support

Application forms for this scheme are still not available.