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On 27th March 2020, the Government announced public health measures [“Public Health Measures”] that were to apply from 28th March until April 12th 2020 to reduce the spread of the Covid-19 virus. On the 10th April, the Government extended the Public Health Measures (and the Regulations) for a duration of 3 weeks to apply until midnight of the 4th May 2020. The Public Health Measures provide that people must stay at home unless...
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In mid-April, the Office of Government Procurement (OGP) provided an update to its note on procurement and contractual matters associated with recent response measures to the ongoing emergency. On 22 April, the OGP published the form of letter agreement to be used for a Covid-19 ex gratia payment by the Employer.See ...
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To assist in increasing the production of medical supplies, the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) is offering free access to standards for medical devices and personal protective equipment. The standards being made available include those covering common filtering masks, medical gloves and protective clothing. The provision of free access to these standards, will help EU firms that are converting their production processes, to...
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The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation has announced a major expansion of business supports for all firms affected by the crisis. Included is a new €180m Sustaining Enterprise Fund for those in the manufacturing and international services sectors. Free mentoring and online training have been made available for all SMEs. The supports also include an additional €30m for firms with less than ten employees....
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FIDIC have released the recordings of the recent Covid-19 Webinar Series.  For access click on the links below. Webinar 1- COVID 19 – Member Associations, response, challenges and advocacyModerator: Nelson Ogunshakin, CEO,...
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