21 March: FUNDING: £400,000 to support the fishing industry in Wales; SUPPORT: New ‘Help to Grow’ website for businesses; FUNDING: Green Business Loan Scheme; EVENTS: Business Wales webinars; AWARDS: #LlaisAwards – Welsh Women in Business Awards 2023; RECRUITMENT: Last few spaces available at Gwaith Gwynedd’s jobs fairs.
17 March: EVENT: Spring tourism trade seminar and meet the producer event, 28 March 2023; OPPORTUNITY: Llwyddo’n Lleol (ARFOR) tender live; EVENT: BT Transforming the Future of Wales 20 April 2023; DIGITAL: Superfast Business Wales – Free webinars; FINANCIAL: Spring Budget 2023; TAX: Get ready for the new tax year.
14 March: EMPLOYMENT: Age at Work Programme; ENVIRONMENT: Spring Clean Cymru 2023 & Global Recycling Day; WELLBEING: Health, wellbeing and personal development for small businesses – FSB online event 15 March 2023; EVENT: M-SParc – forthcoming events; FUNDING: Innovate UK Transformative Technologies; CONSULTATION: Proposed licensing scheme for all visitor accommodation providers in Wales.
9 March: TRAINING: Help to Grow | Management Course; EVENT: Showcasing Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) 31 March 2023; TRANSPORT: Vehicle tester and traffic examiner strike – March 2023; AWARDS: The Wales Food and Drink Awards 2023; EMPLOYMENT: National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage rates for 2023; EMPLOYMENT: Agricultural Minimum Wage Changes from 1 April 2023; AGRICULTURE: Updated guidance on finding a professional to certify export health certificates; SUPPORT: Guide to building business resilience.
3 March: RECRUITMENT: Limited spaces at Gwaith Gwynedd’s jobs fairs; FINANCE: Mynd Amdani – interest free loans; NEWS: Ynys Enlli announced as the first dark sky sanctuary in Europe; EMPLOYMENT: Business Wales – We’re in your corner; AGRICULTURE: Over £22m Farming Connect support for Welsh farmers; DIGITAL: Getting ready for the 2025 PSTN switch-off.
28 February: OPPORTUNITY: Celebrating St David’s Day 1 March 2023 – #BuyLocal #LoveWalesLoveTaste #RandomActsOfWelshness; CAMPAIGN: Fairtrade Fortnight 2023; CAMPAIGN: Food Waste Action Week 2023, 6-12 March 2023; TAX: New VAT penalties and interest payments; OPPORTUNITY: Eisteddfod 2023 Stands – booking opens 1 March 2023; CONSULTATION: Proposed licensing scheme for all visitor accommodation providers in Wales; CAMPAIGN: Cambrian Mountains Day 28 February 2023.
24 February: OPPORTUNITY: Eisteddfod 2023 Stands – booking opens 1 March 2023; EVENT: Busnes@gwynedd.llyw.cymru Improve your Digital Platform Scheme – 1 March 2023; OPPORTUNITY: Celebrating St David’s Day 1 March 2023 by boosting local spend – #BuyLocal #LoveWalesLoveTaste #RandomActsOfWelshness; CONSULTATION: Gwynedd and Anglesey Wellbeing Plan – a chance to have your say; EVENT: Larder Cymru Harlech Foodservice Expo Invitation – 1 & 2 March 2023; TAX: HMRC Employer Bulletin – February 2023.
21 February: OPPORTUNITY: Eisteddfod 2023 Stands – booking opens 1 March 2023; EVENT: Don’t miss out! Using Technology for Business Efficiency webinar, 28 February 2023; RECRUITMENT: If you’re looking for staff, this is your chance!; CAMPAIGN: International Mother Language Day 2023; RESOURCES: Sustainable Tourism Wales; FUNDING: Innovation loans future economy competition – Round 8; EVENT: Toyota Lean Clusters – Networking Event 23 March 2023.
17 February: FUNDING: Green Business Loan Scheme; NEWS: Cyngor Gwynedd Arosfan overnight motorhome and campervan pilot scheme; OPPORTUNITY: Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) Centre of Excellence – open competition; SURVEY: Research to Understand Employer Attitudes to Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace; AWARDS: StartUp Awards National Series; AWARDS: The Small Awards UK 2023.
14 February: RECRUITMENT: Gwaith Gwynedd’s jobs fairs – more 2023 dates!; EVENT: Busnes@gwynedd.llyw.cymru Webinar – Using Technology for Business Efficiency, 28 February 2023; HEALTH & SAFETY: Guidance on working in cold and wintry weather; EVENT: Building a Framework for Health & Life Science Innovation across the Irish and Celtic seas 28 February 2023; TRAINING: Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Online Course; EVENT: BT Transforming the Future of Wales 20 Apri
10 February: EVENT: Busnes@gwynedd.llyw.cymru Webinar – Using Technology for Business Efficiency, 28 February 2023; SUPPORT: Businesses and organisations off the gas grid to receive energy bill support; TRAINING: Help to Grow | Management Course; DIGITAL: Superfast Business Wales – Free webinars; NEWS: Bilingual apprentices at Antur Waunfawr praised after developing promising careers; EVENT: Cutting costs and carbon emissions for business 14 February 2023; COMPETITION: Realising the Remarkable – win £7,500 to grow your business.
7 February: OPPORTUNITY: 2023 Eisteddfod Catering Concessions; EMPLOYMENT: New law to give workers more say over their working hours; EVENT: Now is the time for Innovation & Entrepreneurs – 17 February 2023; AWARDS: Food and Drink Federation Awards 2023; CAMPAIGN: Welsh Language Music Day – 10 February 2023; EVENT: Wales Week London 2023.
3 February: CONGRATULATIONS: Tafarn y Madryn, Chwilog, voted best pub in Wales; EVENT: Busnes@gwynedd.llyw.cymru Improve your Digital Platform Scheme; EVENT: Cutting costs and carbon emissions for business 14 February 2023; AWARDS: Great Taste 2023 Awards – closing date 7 February 2023; TAX: Selling online and paying taxes; EVENT: Human Resources & Employment Law Webinar 8 March 2023.
31 January: EVENT: 2023 Eisteddfod Catering Concessions – Tendering event 3 February 2023; SUPPORT: Busnes@gwynedd.llyw.cymru – drop-in session Bangor, 2 February 2023; AWARDS: FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards 2023 – Entries close 2 February 2023; OPPORTUNITY: Community Catalysts – Gwynedd micro-enterprises project; SUPPORT: Help to Grow | Digital – scheme closes 2 February 2023; TRANSPORT: Menai Suspension Bridge to reopen on 2 February 2023; EMPLOYMENT: Apprenticeship Week 6-12 February 2023.
27 January: SUPPORT: Busnes@gwynedd.llyw.cymru – drop-in session Bangor, 2 February 2023; AWARDS: The Wales Business Awards 2023; TRANSPORT: Sherpa’r Wyddfa – new website; LEARNING: Fully funded MADE Cymru courses starting February; SURVEY: Chance to win an iPad; NEWS: Positive press coverage for employee-owned Caernarfon TV company.
24 January: SUPPORT: Young entrepreneurs in Wales; SECURITY: Cyber Resilience – Secure Your Business, Secure Your Future 1 February 2023; OPPORTUNITY: 2023 Eisteddfod Catering Concessions; EVENT: Canva | TikTok | Instagram – Free courses; FUNDING: Sustainable decarbonisation of the Eryri National Park’s Conservation Areas; CAMPAIGN: Let’s boost spending locally while celebrating St Dwynwen’s Day #CalonYGymuned #SantesDwynwen.
20 January: CAMPAIGN: Let’s boost spending locally while celebrating St Dwynwen’s Day #CalonYGymuned #SantesDwynwen; RECRUITMENT: Gwaith Gwynedd jobs fairs – don’t miss out!; EVENT: Busnes@gwynedd.llyw.cymru Improve your Digital Platform Scheme; EVENT: Marketing on a Budget – 25 January 2023; HEALTH & SAFETY: Guidance on working in cold and wintry weather; SUPPORT: Busnes@gwynedd.llyw.cymru on WhatsApp.
17 January: SUPPORT: New ‘Energy Bills Discount Scheme’ for businesses; FUNDING: Creative Catalyst 2023; RESOURCES: 2023: Llwybrau. Wales, by Trails – Visit Wales Thematic Year; EVENT: Guardians of Grub webinar 25 January 2023; EVENT: Net Zero North Wales Network – 7 February 2023; HEALTH & SAFETY: Hot tub safety for accommodation providers.
13 January: OPPORTUNITY: Don’t miss out on the opportunity to take part in the Digital Platform Scheme!; WELL DONE: Tafarn y Madryn Arms, Chwilog, on shortlist for Welsh ‘Rural Oscars’; EVENT: Empowering North Wales – Skills for the Future, 27 January 2023; SKILLS: Business for Good – Green Skills for Small Business; HEALTH & SAFETY: HSE updates; EMPLOYMENT: 2023 UK Bank Holidays; SURVEY: How can we keep making our business bulletins better, and would you like to see Gwynedd Business Week return?
10 January: HEALTH: Guidance for people with symptoms of a respiratory infection, including COVID-19; RECRUITMENT: Gwaith Gwynedd’s jobs fairs are back for 2023!; TAX: 2021-2022 Self Assessment tax returns; SUPPORT: Cost of doing business; EVENT: How to grow in a recession webinar 23 January 2023; OPPORTUNITY: Business units and office space to let; EMPLOYMENT: Code of Practice on Ethical Employment in Supply Chains; EMPLOYMENT: Safeguarding Workers’ Rights in the Food & Drink Sector in Wales.