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EWSS Continuation Campaign

April 26, 2021

This week’s The Big Picture provides an update on the latest policy developments relating to the Employee Wage Subsidy Scheme(EWSS) for the Childcare Sector and Early Childhood Ireland’s Campaign for the Extension of EWSS supports for the sector until 2022.

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EYES update 30 March 2021

March 29, 2021

This week the EYES team reminds providers about the EWSS extension and the impending School Age Childcare registration deadline. The team also looks at annual leave and staff entitlements.

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Early Childhood Ireland calls on Government to extend sector supports until 2022

March 10, 2021

Early Childhood Ireland has called on the Government to extend the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS) to 2022. The organisation warned that, without such an extension, the childcare sector will be “in jeopardy”.

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EWSS Continuation Campaign

February 22, 2021

We provide an update on work around the future of the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS) for the sector and our work with members assessing the impact that the EWSS has had on their services.

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EYES Update 22 December 2020

December 22, 2020

This week's EYES Update wraps up our work throughout 2020 and looks forward to what 2021 holds in store.

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EYES Update 27 October 2020

October 28, 2020

We look at the essential status of the sector during level 5, the HSE’s close contact advice and the enhanced EWSS. An Important notice on the recall of Virapro hand sanitiser is also included.

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EYES Update 20 October 2020

October 19, 2020

This week we review the recently released guidance on student placements in settings. We look at the EWSS extension, and answer a query around the mid-term break, contractual arrangements and the EWSS.

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EYES Update 13 October 2020

October 12, 2020

This week’s EYES update includes an announcement from Revenue regarding EWSS payments and the team looks at advice around masks and face coverings.

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EYES Update 25 August 2020

August 24, 2020

This week the EYES update focuses on PPS verification for ECCE, returning to work following an absence for staff, AIM funding and EWSS, and the opening of Higher Capitation applications.

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