An increased subsidy (from 70% to 85%) for employees with a previous average net weekly pay of up to €412.
An extension of the TWSS to some previously excluded high earners.
A reduction in the subsidy for employees earning more than €586 per week where their employer pays 60% or more of their average net weekly pay. This is calculated using a tiered approach.
There are no changes in the subsidy rates for employees whose previous average net pay was between €500 and €586 per week. These employees will continue to receive a subsidy of up to 70% of previous net income, up to a maximum of €410 per week.