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Factsheet for measure CZ-2021-3/1834 – Updated – measures in Czechia
|Country||Czechia , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Temporary, 11 January 2021 – 31 December 2021|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Supporting businesses to stay afloat
– Direct subsidies (full or partial)
|Author||Aleš Kroupa (Research Institute for Labour and Social Affairs)|
|Measure added||09 April 2021 (updated 31 January 2022)|
COVID – Uncovered costs is a new programme, which - together with COVID 21 - replaces most of the previous sectoral compensation programmes:
COVID 21 is an alternative to the COVID - Uncovered costs programme , which means that companies can choose only one of these two programmes.
Eligible for the support are entrepreneurs, both natural person or a legal entity. The support is provided in the amount of CZK 500 (€19 approx.) per day and per employee expressed as full-time equivalent.
The support is provided for operating costs related to the maintenance of business activities (personnel costs, costs of materials, services, depreciation, taxes and fees, loan repayments, overheads, etc.). Submission of applications is possible from 12 April 2021 to 2 Jun 2021 and support is provided for the period from 11 January 2021 to 9 May 2021.
Programme support can be combined with Antivirus employment retention programme at the same time.
No information available yet.
|Does not apply to workers||Applies to all businesses||Does not apply to citizens|
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Form||Not applicable||Any other form of consultation, institutionalised (as stable working groups or committees) or informal|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
Social partners (employers´ associations) were involved in designing of the programme.
Eurofound (2021), COVID 2021, measure CZ-2021-3/1834 (measures in Czechia), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/CZ-2021-3_1834.html
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