http://www.irishtimes.com/business/personal-finance/self-employed-to-get-sick-pay-for-first-time-from-december-1.3298310

356,000 Self Employed to become entitled to long-term illness benefit

 

The Government is moving towards granting sick pay to self employed individuals in cases of serious illness or injury. This will significantly ease the burden when such events strike. See more in The Irish Times article here:

 

http://www.irishtimes.com/business/personal-finance/self-employed-to-get-sick-pay-for-first-time-from-december-1.3298310