The national minimum wage is now €11.30 per hour.
Statements of terms of conditions of employment must now have information about probation periods. This must be included in the statement of core terms and conditions that employees must receive within 5 days of starting their job.
Statutory sick pay is now available for up to 3 days per year.
All adults can now get their second COVID-19 booster.
Changes in mortgage lending limits are now in place.
The amount of money you can earn and still qualify for local authority housing increased by €5000 per year on 1 January 2023.
The price limits for the First Home Scheme increased from 1 January 2023.
The Low Emissions Vehicle Toll Inventive Scheme, which refunds tolls for some electric cars have been extended to June 2023.
New fixed charge penalties are now in place for:
- €200 for the misuse of a disabled parking permit
- €80 for illegally parking in an electric charging bay
- €200 for breaching an HGV ban and entering a specified public road without a permit
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All social welfare and tax pages have been updated with 2023 rates and rules.