THE FALLOUT from last week’s announcement St Mary’s High School in Brollagh is to close for good, is continuing, with vows of boycotts and threats of legal action. Last week Education Minister Peter Weir announced that his department had rejected proposals to give St Mary’s integrated status and the school would be closing in August. Since then there […]
‘Getting 80% of minimum wage is not enough to live on’
“The minimum was calculated on the basis that it’s what you need to live, and they’re only getting 80 percent of that.”
Every household in Fermanagh to get pre-paid cash card
While full details of the £95 million initiative have yet to be finalised, it is understood peole receive pre-paid cash cards of around £100.
Childcare providers ‘may not survive the crisis’
CALLS have been made for urgent financial support for childcare providers. Many childcare businesses in Fermanagh have closed temporarily. Some have placed staff off work for several weeks on a coronavirus job retention scheme which allows employers to apply for government support to cover 80 percent of their usual monthly wage. While staff have been […]