Calls to include motor insurance in new grant scheme to help ‘white-van man’


Motor insurance is one of the biggest expenditures for the so-called ‘white-van man’, according to broker Jonathan Hehir of

The grant, worth up to €1,000 per person, is aimed at sole traders such as plumbers, electricians, carpenters and other SMEs that do not pay commercial rates and therefore do not qualify for the Government’s Restart Grant Plus scheme.