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12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS: Saluting those who repaid the wage subsidy

Brent Melville
Tue, 05 Jan 2021

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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