Archive for Author: george

Covid-19 and its Impact on the Gig Economy

According to Investopedia; the gig economy involves a situation whereby “temporary, flexible jobs are commonplace and companies tend toward hiring independent contractors and freelancers instead of full-time employees. A gig economy undermines the traditional economy of full-time workers who rarely change positions and instead focus on a lifetime career.”...

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Returning to Work After Covid-19 Pandemic

Paying Employees  A lot of employers are dependent on the wage subsidy scheme to be able to pay their employees while they were unable to work due to Covid-19 closures. Even when places of employment re-open, employers can still temporarily avail of this scheme to pay their staff (both...

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A Guide to the Restart Business Grant

The purpose of this grant is to help small businesses recover from the financial downfall caused by Covid-19 closures.  The grants will be equivalent to the rates bill⃰ of the business in 2019, with a minimum payment of €2,000 and a maximum payment of €10,000. Any business that has...

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Being the Bill Murray of Business

Recently I watched The Bill Murray Stories: Life Lessons Learned from a Mythical Man, the 2018 documentary about the great man himself. The documentary recounts tales of Bill being a happy go lucky guy, gate-crashing parties, joining in on random softball parties and going to dinner parties of people he...

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What the Corporate World can learn from the Celts

When the Celts are described it can often be with a negative connotation. They have been described as barbaric. Barbarian, in itself, leads you to think of uncivilised, wild and warlike. The word Barbarian actually derives from the Greek expression to describe anyone who was non-Greek. In actuality, the...

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