Getting back to work

Information on supports for jobseekers and people who want to start a business

Provided by the Citizens Information Board

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Payments for jobseekers

Information on the main income supports for jobseekers and on additional benefits you may be able to get if you are unemployed.

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The way back to work

Employment schemes that can help you into the workplace.

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Education and training

Information about education and training programmes to improve your chances of finding a job.

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Benefits and work

Supports for people who are working and the benefits you can retain when you take up work.

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Starting a job

Types of employment, finding a job, your employment rights, contracts of employment and equality in the workplace.

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Your rights in work

Information about your employment rights and equality at work.

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Setting up a business

Sources of information for self-employed people on starting a business, legal structures, tax and income supports.

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Money matters

What you need to know about tax, PRSI and the Universal Social Charge when you are returning to work.

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Latest news

16 September: Taking Care of Business
A free half-day event for entrepreneurs and small business owners takes place on 16 September 2014.

12 August: e-Day is 19 September 2014
Government, local authorities and State agencies to stop issuing and accepting cheques from businesses.