A new survey suggests the self-employed would like more protection.
A NEW SURVEY has found that self-employed people would support having the option to pay a higher rate of PRSI in return for more benefits.
One of those benefits they cite is that of cover for unemployment.
At present, self-employed people are not entitled to Jobseeker’s Benefit. They may get the smaller Jobseeker’s Allowance but that is means tested.
Today we’re asking, Should self-employed people be entitled to Jobseeker’s Benefit?