Since 17. March has to do Murielle Messerli (30) nothing more. From that Tuesday two weeks ago, it has prohibited the Federal Council of the Coiffeuse, to open your Salon Wabi Sabi in the old town of Bern.

the business of delivery – Messerli has opened the Salon in November 2018 – finally so good that the end of the month was something left.

Corona made the request already

And now comes in from one day to the other, nothing more. Messerli has as an individual entrepreneur is entitled to Corona-the purchase of a replacement, because it has prohibited the state government business activities. The application has provided the from Berne already, the money is still gone none.

a Lot of it will probably be anyway. “So as I understand it, calculated my claim from the AHV-liable income over the last year. However, this was because of the many Initial investments low.”

Perhaps, she says, you’ll get to the 2000 Swiss francs. “If I was restricting me, covers the cost of almost my private life.” The rent for the Salon and other fixed costs you can not pay for it.

A loan Messerli does not want to

A Corona emergency loan, the Federal interest and gebührenlos awards for Messerli in question. “I’ve always handled everything on my own or with private support. I’m even more so.” Three months, they will appreciate enough in their Savings to make ends meet.

The current liquididät bottleneck you fought in a different way: with Online-vouchers. Customers can now pay for future visits. And this works well: “Even if my problems are only postponed to a later date – the solidarity of my clients do well!”

Corona-crisis: Here, the state helps to income

With a billion-dollar aid package to the Federal Council, the companies who come for the Corona-crisis in Existenznöte, under the arms. Not only with loans for businesses, but also in terms of income, which is now maybe.

Depending on the employment relationship, there are different forms of support. Firstly, there is the short-time working compensation.


companies that have due to Corona is no more work can be simplified, apply for short-time work for their employees. This also applies to fixed-term and temporary employees, as well as for apprentices. This will get 80 percent of the wage loss from unemployment insurance. Who can’t work, gets 80 percent of the salary. Whose workload has been reduced from 100 to 50 percent, the 50 percent of the salary from the employer, and 80 percent from the Rest from the unemployment insurance Fund.Short-time work compensation is also available for parents with child care age children, or if a doctor quarantined for the employees prescribed has short-time working schemes have been expanded and simplified – for example, the waiting period does not apply.

employers similar to employees:

considered to be employers of similar employees, for example, shareholders of a GmbH who work as employees in their own company. You can also apply for short-time work compensation.However, you do not get 80 per cent of the Wage or salary, but a fee of 3320 francs for a full-time.This package will also get people who work in the operation of the registered partner or a spouse.

in Addition, the Federal government under the income replacement scheme aligns the so-called Corona-the purchase of a replacement . The following four groups are eligible:

parents with children under 12 years of age are no longer able to work due to the lack of external childcare for people that need to be arranged by the doctor in quarantine and therefore not self-employed, have either no revenue, because on the orders of the Federal Council, the business must close, or because of the event of a ban, not get can to work free artists, whose Engagements had to be cancelled due to the Corona-measures, or even

canceled in Particular, in the case of self-employed there are, however, groups can work, the get no income support by the Federal government. The are:

the self-employed, which are not affected by the measures of the Federal Council, but less income because the customers won’t be back partially or in full. This includes taxi drivers, for example.Self-employed persons who have opted because of the current crisis, even for a closure of the business.

Gianna Blum


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