COVID-19 Recovery Grant to provide additional 3 months of support
SINGAPORE: An additional three months of support will be made available under the COVID-19 Recovery Grant for those who need further assistance ...
for the grant from 9am to 10pm until Apr 18, including weekends and public holidays. From Apr 19, the application portal will operate around the clock.Current grant recipients must continue to meet the eligibility criteria, including active participation in job search and training, said MSF.
READ: Singapore's labour market shows signs of recovery as unemployment rates fall for second straight monthAdvertisement"It is important for (self-employed people) to continue playing a role in their healthcare adequacy through saving for their healthcare needs," added the ministry.
Self-employed people must therefore not have any outstanding Medisave contributions, or must be committed to making contributions via a GIRO plan to qualify for renewal of grant support.First-time applicants can also apply for the grant. Applications for the grant remain open until Dec 31. headtopics.com
Each tranche of the COVID-19 Recovery Grant provides the following support to eligible Singaporeans and permanent residents aged 21 years old and above:- Up to S$700 a month for three months, for employees who have been retrenched or had their contracts terminated, or placed on no-pay leave for at least three consecutive months;
- Up to S$500 a month for three months, for employees facing salary loss of at least 50 per cent on average for at least three consecutive months; and Read more: CNA »