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Key things for business owners to remember when planning for 2023

Key things for business owners to remember when planning for 2023

Key things for business owners to remember when planning for 2023. Take your time to consider how these will impact you.

Key Area's

National Minimum Wage increase

There will be an increase from €10.50 to €11.30 effective 1 January 2023.

Statutory Sick Pay

The new Sick Leave Act provides for three days paid leave in 2023, the number of days will increase incrementally as follows:

2024       5 days

2025       7 days

2026      10 days

Financial Supports for your businesses

In 2023 the LEO network will be providing capital grants to small firms to improve energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions. The Green Transition Fund, Lean business offer and Digital Innovation are some of the grants and supports available out there. Need assistance with this, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we can point you in the right direction.

Other Supports for your businesses

These include subsidised training, mentoring and development programmes will also be available in 2023. Need assistance with this, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we can point you in the right direction.

Temporary Business Energy Support Scheme (TBESS)

Don’t forget to claim your supports. More detail on our TBESS Support update.

VAT Rate change

For hospitality and tourism businesses the 9% Vat rate will increase to 13.5% effective from 1 March 2023.

New rules on tips and gratuities and service charges

Effective from 1 December 2022, Employers must now display a ‘Tips and Gratuities Notice’. Employers must give employees a statement of the tips and gratuities distributed, including the total amount of electronic tips received during a particular period and how much was paid to them.

Also - Be aware of BIK changes for company vehicles – Upcoming changes to BIK rules in 2023 for company cars and vans.

See how this will impact you - read our previous blog here

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