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Brent Melville
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Brent Melville
Tue, 05 Jan 2021
Along with the rest of the globe we were, and we remain, in uncertain times. That only 3.8 percent of a total of more than $14 billion in taxpayer funding paid to businesses to support their employees has found its way back to the government, shouldn’t come as a surprise.In October, BusinessDesk asked the Ministry of Social Development for some insight into which companies had paid back the wage subsidy.It was clearly a big job to work it all out, but MSD managed to send the material by mid-December.That data showed that almost 1,500 busi...

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