Safety for clients and staff is the priority of the current situation. KLP has made some precautionary changes to address this.
The KLP office is closed to the public for "walk-in" visits. If you have a query please call
SUPPORTS AND SERVICES
CONTACT A DEVELOPMENT OFFICER FOR SUPPORTS FOR THE UNEMPLOYED
With the increase of people registering for unemployment following the recent COVID19 pandemic and closure of many services, including hospitality and retail sector. Many individuals will find themselves in a position of not knowing where to go for advice and support; some may not have a CV and others will need to update theirs. For those who are facing an unknown territory of being unemployed, they will not be familiar with Jobsearch techniques, how to apply online and register their interests in vacancies by organisations and businesses.
KLP SICAP team have a sound knowledge basis and connections with employers, we are able to offer 1-1 remote supports, advise people who have concerns, signpost and refer to other services and be of practical assistance by doing CV’s remotely.
Please contact any of the following numbers for further information:
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THE DEASP HAVE ANNOUNCED REVISED PAYMENT ARRANGEMENTS FOR THOSE ON BTWEA
Self-employed participants of BTWEA who have to cease trading because of the impact of social distancing can continue to receive their BTWEA weekly payment from the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection. No further action is required from the customer where they wish to continue on the scheme.
Where a participant in year two of their claim presents with financial difficulty (in receipt of a reduced 75% rate of payment), an adjustment can be made to their weekly rate on ISTS to revert to the year one rate of their claim (i.e. increase to 100%). Contact your local office or firstname.lastname@example.org
Where a customer’s BTWEA ends following the 2 year period they can be advised to apply for the Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment and Jobseekers supports.
CORONAVIRUS TESTING UPDATE
How people are assessed for coronavirus tests changed on 25 March. Find out about these changes and how people are now assessed on this page.
There are no changes to healthcare worker appointments for coronavirus testing. These will go ahead as planned.
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