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Covid-19: Business Support

Latest update:

COVID-19 Economic Resilience Fund (ERF) Business Support - Applications for the ERF WITH A TURNOVER OF MORE THAN £85K are now closed. We are accepting applications for those businesses that are eligible WITH A TURNOVER OF LESS THAN £85K. This grant application will remain open until 9 August 2021. Check eligibility for ERF.

- Business Support Bulletin: We produce a regular bulletin with the latest business support information. Read the 27 July bulletin. Please see below heading Business Support Bulletins to view previous copies. Register to receive our business support bulletins.

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Financial Support and Business Rates

Grants

 

Cultural Recovery Fund Grant 

 

Loans

Coronavirus Bounce Back Loan

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme: The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme is open for applications and supports a wide range of business finance products, including term loans, overdrafts, invoice finance and asset finance facilities and can provide facilities of up to £5 million for smaller businesses across the UK facing loss or deferral of revenue, leading to cash flow disruptions.

 

Other financial support

Welsh Government February / March 2021 Restrictions Business Funds - Support to businesses who DO NOT receive a Business Rates bill

Salary Costs / Job Retention scheme

Business Rates

Deferred VAT payments 

Downloadable Social Distancing Signs

Here is a basic bilingual site signage package that you can download and print to help your customers and staff to keep safe. Contact your local printer/designer if you’d like some quality/bespoke signs for your business.

Posters

Circles

Reopening Your Business - 6 Things to Remember 

Create a coronavirus NHS QR code for your venue 

Smoke-free Premises Signs

Public protection

Complaints and enquiries relating to Covid-19

We are working with businesses across the county to ensure that they follow the latest regulations issued to help prevent the spread of the Covid-19. If you are concerned about a business that does not comply with Covid-19 regulations please let us know:

Report a concern: Compliance with Covid-19 

We also seek to prevent any scams or fraud involving Covid-19.  Please report any concerns to the Trading Standards team: 

Report a concern: Trading Standards

 

Services provided

In addition to providing advice to businesses and the public, the services will deal with :

- Product safety issues
- Complaints about animal health and welfare/animal feed
- Food Safety Notifications
- Notices of hazardous accidents and incidents in workplaces
- Notifications of infectious illnesses
- Complaints about businesses that remain open
- Renewals to renew taxi licences only
- Applications from licensed premises for temporary event permit to sell alcohol for off-site transportation
- Requests to bury the deceased in public health funerals
- Allegations of oil pollution from domestic tanks
- Enquiries about the safety of private waters
- Air pollution complaints
- Complaints about litter that may be hazardous to health   

Further support and information

Businesses that pay statutory sick pay to their staff

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Apprenticeship Recruitment Support

The apprenticeship incentives, which will run from August 2020 to 30 September 2021, will help businesses to recruit apprentices, supporting the development of a workforce that is able to meet changing business needs.

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Human resources advice from Menter a Busnes

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Business Support Bulletins

27 July: Bulletin Content - WELLBEING: Mental Health Awareness Training 29 July 2021; TAX: Tax Credit renewal date 31 July 2021; TECH: Ffiws Maker Space, Porthmadog; TECH: SFBW – Free advice to help your business get online; LEARNING: Business Wales Events; BREXIT: Guidance and webinars; FUNDING: New funding from UK Space Agency.

22 July: Bulletin Content - COVID-19: Lateral Flow Tests (LFTs); COVID-19: Vaccination clinic – Caernarfon; COVID-19: Alert Level 1 signage; COVID-19: Make sure you have a risk assessment in place; COVID-19: general resources.

20 July: Bulletin Content - COVID-19: Alert Level 1 regulations from 17 July 2021; FUNDING: Circular Economy Fund: WRAP Cymru; EMPLOYMENT: Job vacancies noticeboard and National Minimum Wage reminder; MANUFACTURING: MADE Cymru; BREXIT: EU Settlement Scheme – information for employers.

15 July: Bulletin Content - COVID-19: Move to Alert Level 1 to be completed on 17 July 2021; COVID-19: Useful resources; COVID-19: Blaenau Ffestiniog testing centre; COVID-19: Lateral Flow Test (LFT) pick-up points.   

13 July: Bulletin Content - COVID-19: Economic Resilience Fund (ERF): July/August support open for businesses with a turnover of £85k+; COVID-19: Self-Employment Income Support Scheme SEISS – fifth grant; COVID-19: The Agricultural Shows Innovation Fund; FUNDING: VisitBritain: Business Events Domestic Support Fund; COVID-19: Face coverings to continue to help keep Wales safe; COVID-19: Lateral Flow Tests (LFTs); NETWORKING: Mott MacDonald Collaborator Engagement Event 15 July 2021; BREXIT UPDATE. 

6 July: Bulletin Content - COVID-19: Economic Resilience Fund (ERF): Further support for businesses with a turnover of £85k+; COVID-19: You can now make June CJRS claims; LEARNING: RCS – Wellbeing for work: Managing Employee Stress & Avoiding Burnout 20 July 2021; BREXIT: EU Settlement Scheme – the deadline has now passed; NETWORKING: FSB Annual North Wales Small Business Conference 16 July 2021; LEARNING: Responsible Business in Wales: purpose and values 13 July 2021.

29 June: Bulletin Content - COVID-19: May/June support for businesses with a pre-COVID turnover of under £85k closing 30/6/21; COVID-19: Measures to protect businesses from eviction extended; COVID-19: Lateral Flow Tests (LFTs) | Vaccination; LEARNING: Eryri Podcast; NETWORKING: FSB North Wales Virtual Networking.

25 June: Bulletin Content - COVID-19: Pause in move to Alert Level 1 confirmed; COVID-19: Lateral Flow Tests (LFTs) and vaccination update; COVID-19: Together Stronger!; FUNDING: VisitBritain: Business Events Domestic Support Fund launched; FUNDING: HMRC can help towards the cost of children’s summer holiday activities; TAX: P11D – complete your 2020 to 2021 return; LEARNING: “Helping Guests and Visitors to Stay Safer in the Outdoors – Ask the Experts” 1 July 2021; HEALTH: NHS 111 Wales.

22 June: Bulletin Content - FUNDING: Town Centre Entrepreneurship Fund – Bangor; COVID-19: Furlough (CJRS) is changing from July; RECRUITMENT: Gwaith Gwynedd jobs fair for tourism and hospitality 29 June 2021; EMPLOYMENT: Disabled People’s Employment Champions; FUNDING: Support for farmers and landowners; HEALTH & SAFETY: Legionella risk from hot tubs and spas; LEARNING: Free webinars to help food and drink producers get digital.

18 June: Bulletin Content - COVID-19: Rule changes on hold for 4 weeks as Delta spreads; COVID-19: new materials to help hospitality and tourism stay safe; COVID-19: Key messages to keep your staff, customers and the community safe.

17 June: Bulletin Content - RECRUITMENT: Gwaith Gwynedd jobs fair for tourism and hospitality 29 June 2021; COVID-19: “Support Wales by holidaying at home this year”; COVID-19: Letter to driving instructors about the future demand for driving tests; LEARNING: Tax and Bookkeeping Webinar – North Wales; BREXIT: Importing or moving fish to the UK; BREXIT: Customs, VAT and Excise UK transition legislation from 1 January 2021; BREXIT: Register of customs agents and fast parcel operators.

11 June: Bulletin Content - COVID-19: Last chance for businesses with £85k+ turnover pre-COVID to access ERF money; COVID-19: HMRC confirms fifth SEISS grant; COVID-19: Help keep your customers and the community safe this weekend; AWARDS: Womenspire nominations close 21 June 2021; AWARDS: Social Business Wales Awards 2021; BREXIT: Summary – The UK’s new relationship with the EU; BREXIT: New Conformity Assessment Markings.

8 June: Bulletin Content - COVID-19: Phased move to Alert Level 1; COVID-19: Keep alert and stay compliant; COVID-19: Revised guidance from UKHospitality; COVID-19: The Delta variant is in Gwynedd; COVID-19: Economic Resilience Fund (ERF) financial support; FUNDING: UK Global Screen Fund – International Business Development; LEARNING: Superfast Business Wales/FSB Wales Webinars.

3 June: Bulletin Content - Economic Resilience Fund (ERF) for businesses with a turnover of £85k+ closes 14 June 2021; ERF for businesses with a turnover of under £85,000 open; Rural Business Investment Scheme – Non Agricultural (RBIS); Gwynedd Town Centre Loans Fund; FSB North Wales Virtual Networking; CITB & Sell2Wales Virtual Workshop: 9 June 2021, 3:00pm – 4:00pm; Business Wales Webinars.

27 May: Bulletin Content - COVID-19: Welsh Government Statement: New variants of coronavirus; COVID-19: public encouraged to plan ahead for Bank Holiday weekend; COVID-19: Current advice; TOURISM & HOSPITALITY: Pen y Pass pre-booked parking; RECRUITMENT: Gwaith Gwynedd; FOOD and DRINK: Workshops and Masterclasses; FOOD and DRINK: UN Food Systems Summit Competition; MANUFACTURING: MADE Cymru: courses starting 4 June 2021; MANUFACTURING: MADE Cymru Industry Summit: 8 – 10 June 2021; BREXIT: Delaying declarations for EU goods brought into Great Britain; BREXIT: Rules of Origin webinar available for Welsh businesses. 

24 May: Bulletin Content - Economic Resilience Fund (ERF) open for businesses with a turnover of £85k+; Updated Hostels Guidance; Welsh Fire Services calling for holiday home owners to take action; SMART Towns Project Webinars; Free business start-up course: Miwtini Creative and Digital 2 June 2021; ION Leadership’s “Personality in Work; Making the best of who you are!” event– 27 May2021.

21 May: Bulletin Contant - Pub is the Hub – community grants; Residential Outdoor Education Sector Fund; Cei Llechi Caernarfon: Units available; M-SParc: Recruiting the Future 26 May 2021, 10:30am – 12:00pm; Business Wales Webinar | Operating as a Limited Company: Tuesday 25 May 2021, 1.00pm – 4.00pm; Resilience Series Workshop for Welsh Social Enterprises: Re-thinking Income Streams 26 & 27 May 2021, 9.30am – 12.30pm; Brexit Update. 

17 May: Bulletin Content - Wales is now in Alert Level 2; Further financial support for businesses; Wales Cultural Recovery Fund – Freelancer Support Fund open; Wales Start-Up Awards 2021; FSB North Wales Virtual Networking'; SELKIE Project – ‘Meet the Expert’ Series - Tenders: Sell2Wales 20 May 2021.

14 May: Bulletin Content - Wales moves to Alert Level 2; Encouraging safe re-opening in Gwynedd; Latest advice; Further financial support for businesses; Wales Cultural Recovery Fund – Freelancer Support Fund opens 17 May 2021; Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales World Heritage Site Nomination: Community Events; Resilience Series Workshop for Welsh Social Enterprises: Measuring Your Social Impact 19 & 20 May 2021, 9:30am – 12:30pm.

11 May: Bulletin Content - Welcoming the customer safely in Gwynedd; Clocaenog Forest Wind Farm Fund: Business Grants Launch 17 May 2021; Brexit Update; CRISP21 – Free Online Innovation Funding Support Surgery 19 May 2021; SFBW: Let digital pick up the slack – free webinars to increase resource; Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales World Heritage Site Nomination: Community Events.

7 May: Bulletin Content - Tourism and Hospitality Businesses: keep your staff, customers and the community safe; Latest advice; New online tools to help prevent, lower and manage stress at work; Mental Health Awareness Week: Connect with nature 10-16 May 2021; Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales World Heritage Site Nomination: Community Events.

1 May: Bulletin Content - Let’s have a safe and successful Bank Holiday weekend; Gwynedd Press Release: Public urged to remain vigilant over Bank Holiday Weekend; Gwynedd Press Release: Public urged to remain vigilant over Bank Holiday Weekend; Alert level 3: summary; Health and Safety Executive (HSE): Key points to consider for businesses reopening in Wales; Checklists; Latest advice; Visit Wales News.

30 April: Bulletin Content - Marketing Support for Businesses; Food Skills Cymru: Workshops and masterclasses for May 2021; MADE Cymru Industry Summit 8–10 June 2021; Wales Start-Up Awards 2021; Operating As A Limited Company Webinar – Business Wales North; Net Zero 2021 – North Wales & Mersey Dee Business Conference – Free & Online 20 May 2021; Plastic-Free Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) Survey.

27 April: Bulletin Content - Relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions – update; COVID-19 checklists for tourism and hospitality businesses; Letter to the visitor economy sector from Dr Frank Atherton, Chief Medical Officer; Rural Business Investment Scheme – Non-Agricultural Open; Volunteers and those unable to work from home can order a lateral flow self-test kit online; Wales Tech Week 21-25 June 2021.

23 April: Bulletin Content - Relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions – updated timetable; Open Call – Arloesi Gwynedd Wledig looking for two pubs in Gwynedd; SFBW: Free webinars to help food and drink producers get digital (May-Jun 2021); FSB Free Webinars; Gwynedd Active Travel project consultation.

19 April: Bulletin Content - IMPORTANT: Welsh Government Cultural Recovery Fund Phase 2 closes at 5:00pm tomorrow, 20 April 2021; Guidance for tourism and hospitality businesses; People in Wales who cannot work from home encouraged to use lateral flow self-tests; Letter for the attention of providers of close contact services; Health and safety for gig economy, agency and temporary workers.

15 April: Bulletin Content - CORONAVIRUS: Recovery Loan Scheme launched; BREXIT: Recording of webinar about trading with the EU under the new rules available; Superfast Business Wales (SFBW) – Digital support for Welsh businesses; FSB Free Webinars; RCS – Wellbeing for work: Stress Awareness Month; Coronavirus (COVID-19): DVSA letter to driving instructors about lessons and tests; £20 million fund for life sciences manufacturing opens.

13 April: Bulletin Content - Relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions – updated timetable; Business Action Cards – close contact Services; Coronavirus (COVID-19): New temporary permitted development rights to support economic recovery. 

8 April: Bulletin Content - Welsh Government Cultural Recovery Fund Phase 2 Grant Open; Healthy Working Wales Online Survey: Current and future health impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on employers and their staff; Menter Môn: WORKPLACED; Busnes@llandrillomenai: Hospitality Courses; Ready to Recruit? Funded Employment Schemes: Business Wales Webinar 13 April 2021; Business Wales Tendering Webinars.

1 April: Bulletin Content - Gwynedd Council thanks businesses in the county; Caution urged as Gwynedd’s economy reopens safely; Moving Wales into Alert Level 3: First Minister sets out plans to further relax COVID restrictions; National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage increase; Creative North Wales Events 21 April 2021; Community Questionnaire Storiel, Bangor.

26 Mawrth: Bulletin Content - Restrictions update; Retailers: coronavirus guidance updated; The Lloyd George Museum Community Questionnaire; Promote your business to Gwynedd Council’s 6,000+ workers; Restrictions Business Funds closing on 31 March 2021.

24 March: Bulletin Content - Cultural Recovery Fund 2021-22: Eligibility Checker live; £1.3m for Welsh seafood sector to help deal with Brexit and Covid impacts; Rural Business Investment Scheme (Food) is now open; Motorhome and Campervan provision – Gwynedd campsite owners survey; Busnes@LLM Jobs Noticeboard; Promote your business to Gwynedd Council’s 6,000+ workers.

22 March: Bulletin Content - Welsh Government updates Coronavirus Control Plan; £20 Million SME Brexit Support Fund open for applications; New timeline for border control processes on import of goods from the EU; Healthy Working Wales Online Survey: Current and future health impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on employers and their staff; Business Resilience for Hospitality Webinar 25 March 2021; FSB Free Webinars.

15 March: Bulletin Content - Hairdressing and barbering businesses: coronavirus workplace guidance; March / April 2021 Restrictions Business Funds (businesses liable for Non-Domestic Rates only); Heritage Grants; Re-opening of self-contained holiday accommodation; Superfast Business Wales (SFBW) Webinars; Free webinar for tourism businesses operating along the Wales Coast Path, 18 March 2021.

12 March: Bulletin Content - 12 March 2021 Restrictions Review – key points; REMINDER: Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure businesses Sector Specific Grant application phase 2 closes 8:00pm today 12 March 2021; Extra £150 million to support businesses in Wales.

11 March: Bulletin Content - IMPORTANT: February/March 2021 Restrictions grants for businesses liable for Non-Domestic Rates closing at 5:00pm TODAY; Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure businesses Sector Specific Grant application phase 2 closes 8:00pm 12 March 2021; Written Statement: Covid-19 and Non-Domestic Rates Relief for Businesses in 2021-22. 

8 March: Bulletin Content - Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure businesses Sector Specific Grant application phase 2 opens 10:00am 9 March 2021; Gwynedd residents urged to stick to Covid-19 rules; Change on the horizon?; ‘We’re in Your Corner’: Welsh Government backs business in new campaign; Welsh Government Apprenticeship Recruitment Support; Webinars for importers of food and drink products from the EU to Great Britain.

4 March: Bulletin Content - Business rates holiday extended for 12 months; UK Government Budget 2021; UPDATE: Guidance for tourism and hospitality businesses: coronavirus; COVID-19 workplace testing framework; Our Producers: Cywain; Cyber Security for Sole Traders and Microbusinesses.

3 March: Bulletin Content - Additional funding for Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism businesses; ‘We’re in Your Corner’: Welsh Government backs business in new campaign; BarberTalk Online Wales 9 March 2021; SMART Towns Masterclasses: Digital infrastructure for a smart town 11 March 2021; MADE Cymru leads discussion about the bright future of manufacturing in Wales.

24 February: Bulletin Content - Coronavirus control plan: alert levels in Wales (coming out of lockdown); North Wales Business Academy: Covid-19 response support for businesses; ASTUTE 2020+: Enabling Welsh Manufacturing Towards a Sustainable Recovery Webinar 3 March 2021.

22 February: Bulletin Content - BREXIT: Increased support for fishing and shellfish businesses; Business Flood Relief Fund; WRAP Cymru: Circular Economy Fund – Final call for grant applications; Smoke-free law: guidance on the changes from March 2021; Regional Recovery 2021 – Business Summit 24 February 2021 (Online); Meat Promotion Wales: Researching sustainable farming in Wales 22 February 2021 7:30pm.

17 February: Bulletin Content - Sport Wales: Sport Sector Private Provider Fund closes Friday 19 February 2021; UK Government announces £20 million SME Brexit Support Fund; ‘Green shoots’ vision announced for food and drink industry post-Covid; Lessons Learnt from C-19 & Looking Towards the Future event 18 February 2021; Regional Recovery 2021 – Business Summit 24th Feb 2021 (Online); Welsh Government Local Broadband Fund: Information event for social enterprises 2 March 2021; FSB Free Webinars; RCS Wellbeing Webinars.

12 February: Bulletin Content - Update: Gwynedd application forms for Welsh Government February / March 2021 Restrictions Business Funds available.

10 February: Bulletin Content - Welsh Government February / March 2021 Restrictions Business Funds; Sport Wales: Sport Sector Private Provider Fund now open; £23 Million Seafood Disruption Support Scheme open; Free PPE packs for taxi drivers; February Events / Webinars.

4 February: Bulletin Content - URGENT: December 2020 – January 2021 Restrictions Business Fund closes tomorrow 5 February 2021.

2 February: Bulletin Content - Update: December 2020 – January 2021 Restrictions Business Fund closing 5 February 2021; Restrictions Business Fund Extension 25 January – March 2021; People to be asked to shape future of Welsh workplace; Encouraging people to shop local in Gwynedd;  February Events/Webinars.

29 January: Bulletin Content - Further business support announced.

28 January: Bulletin Content - COVID-19 Economic Resilience Fund Sector Specific Grant closes 12:00pm; Self-Employment Income Support Scheme SEISS; HMRC: No Self Assessment late filing penalty for those who file online by 28 February 2021; Magnox launches apprentice recruitment programme; Food Innovation Wales: Welsh Food and Drink Directory; Creative North Wales Event 18 February 2021.  

25 January: Bulletin Content - COVID-19 Economic Resilience Fund Sector Specific Grant closes 12:00pm 29 January 2021; Sport Freelancer Fund re-opens; COVID-19 in Gwynedd – new variant spreading quickly; Cywain virtual events; Invitation to ION Leadership’s “Climbing Out of Covid” Virtual Event – 28 January 2021.

20 January: Bulletin Content - Welsh Government December 2020 – January 2021 Restrictions Business Funds; COVID-19 in Gwynedd; Smoke-free law: guidance on the changes from March 2021; Encouraging people to shop local in Gwynedd; Using Social Media and Online Tools in Tourism and Hospitality; Regional Recovery 2021 – Business Summit 24th Feb 2021 (Online).

15 January: Bulletin Content - Welsh Government to strengthen legislation to ensure workplaces and shops are safer; ERF Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Sector Specific Fund is open; Rural Business Investment Scheme – Food (RBIS); SMART Cymru – Call for decarbonisation R&D projects; Encouraging people to shop local in Gwynedd; South Caernarfon Creameries to create 30 jobs in Gwynedd as part of £14m investment; Miwtini – Creative and Digital Colwyn Network 21 January 2021.

12 January: Bulletin Content - ERF Sector Specific Fund opens 13 January 2021; Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme; Encouraging people to shop local in Gwynedd; New Covid vaccination strategy published; Emerging Tech Fest Conference 2021; MIT ILP – Wales Virtual Conference February 2021.

8 January: Bulletin Content - First Minister: “Stay home to save lives”; Update: ERF Sector Specific Fund; Authorities come together once again to close Snowdonia’s car parks; Consulting on raising council tax premium on second homes and long-term empty homes in Gwynedd; £850,000 improvements underway at Neuadd Dwyfor; International Trade Support: What does the UK-EU Trade deal mean for Business?; M-Sparc Enterprise HUB: SMART Towns Masterclasses 14 January 2021.

6 January: Bulletin Content - ERF Sector Specific Fund opens 11 January 2021; MESSAGE FOR ACCOMMODATION PROVIDERS: Request for Accommodation; Rural Business Investment Scheme – Food (RBIS); HMRC Press Release: Self Assessment deadline – less than a month to go; Network Rail: Cambrian Line investment; Opportunity North Wales 21 January 2021; Sustainable Transformation – bridging the gap between digital and human 20 January 2021. 

21 December: Bulletin Content - Alert Level 4 restrictions across Wales; Additional support for businesses in response to new restrictions.

18 December: Bulletin Content - Alert level four restrictions across Wales from 6:00pm on 25 December 2020; Additional support for businesses in response to new restrictions; Job Retention (Furlough) Scheme extended to April 2021; North Wales Growth Deal signed; Encouraging people to shop local in Gwynedd this Christmas; Brexit: The End of the EU Transition Period; Superfast Business Wales : 2021 Digital Support.

16 December: Bulletin Content - Welsh Government December 2020 Restrictions Business Funds; Eligibility checker for hospitality, leisure and tourism fund is live; Coronavirus Control Plan: alert levels in Wales; Encouraging people to shop local in Gwynedd this Christmas; Brexit: The End of the EU Transition Period; Circular Economy Fund: WRAP Cymru.

11 December: Bulletin Content - Welsh Government December 2020 Restrictions Business Funds; Eligibility checker for hospitality, leisure and tourism fund goes live; Updated Covid control plan to be published; Business Wales Skills Gateway: Flexible Skills Programme; Coronavirus self-isolation and quarantine reduced to 10 days in Wales; Visit Wales’ latest bulletin 10 December 2020; 100th Gwynedd Business Support Bulletin. 

7 December: Bulletin Content - Coronavirus regulations: frequently asked questions; Welcoming the Customer Safely Fund; Encouraging people to shop local in Gwynedd this Christmas; Brexit: The End of the EU Transition Period; Changing terms and conditions of employment: avoiding costly mistakes webinar 9 December 2020; RCS Making a Difference.

3 December: Bulletin Content - Coronavirus regulations from 4 December: frequently asked questions; October/November Lockdown Discretionary Grant closing soon; Freelancer Fund Phase 3 closes 7 December 2020; Encouraging people to shop local in Gwynedd this Christmas; Superfast Business Wales: Selling Online (E-Commerce) Webinar/Workshop; North Wales Means Business Conference 17 December 2020; RCS Making a Difference.

2 December: Bulletin Content - October/November Lockdown Discretionary Grant closing soon; Freelancer Fund Phase 3 closes 7 December 2020; Update: New targeted restrictions in the hospitality and leisure sectors; Visit Wales news 1 December 2020; Encouraging people to shop local in Gwynedd this Christmas; M-Sparc Enterprise HUB: SMART Towns Masterclasses. 

30 November: Bulletin Content - New targeted restrictions in the hospitality and leisure sectors announced; Encouraging people to shop local in Gwynedd this Christmas; Business Wales News 30 November 2020; Self-Employment Income Support Scheme Grant Extension – SEISS; Small Business Saturday 5 December 2020.

26 November: Bulletin Content - Self-Employment Income Support Scheme Grant Extension – SEISS; Business Wales Barriers Grant; Visit Wales Industry News 26 November 2020; Food and Drink Wales: Building business resilience in volatile times 1 December 2020; Changing terms and conditions of employment: avoiding costly mistakes webinar 9 December 2020; The Next Tourism Generation Competition 2021.

24 November: Bulletin Content - Lockdown Discretionary Grant still available; Freelancer Fund Phase 3 opened 23 November 2020; Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) newguidance; Brexit Advice.

20 November: Bulletin Content - Firebreak NDR grant closes at 5:00pm today – Discretionary grant extended; Creative Freelancer Fund Phase 3 opens 23 November 2020; Companies House issue ‘don’t leave it until the last minute’ advice to businesses; Brexit Update: Fish Export Service trial period; Ask the expert: Superfast Business Wales answer your digital questions.

19 November: Bulletin Content -  24 hours for Gwynedd businesses to claim firebreak grant; Brexit Advice; Make the web more Welsh with a.wales domain.

18 November: Bulletin Content - Time running out for Gwynedd businesses to claim firebreak grant; Freelancer Fund Phase 3 opens 23 November 2020; Self Isolation Support Payment; Brexit Guidance; Brexit the Future: Online event 10 December 2020. 

16 November: Bulletin Content - Lockdown Business Fund remains open; Self Isolation Support Payment; Transition Period New Guidance; Covid-19 statutory sick pay enhancement scheme: eligibility checker; Companies House urges all companies to sign up for email reminders; Air conditioning and ventilation during the coronavirus pandemic; Small Business Saturday 5 December 2020; Superfast Business Wales launches free Winterwebinars for businesses; Level Up: Working in Tech 2020. 

12 November: Bulletin Content - Additional £10 million is made available for arts and culture in Wales; Leaving the EU: Letter from the Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales, Ken Skates; Self-Employment Income Support Scheme Grant Extension – SEISS; Update: Coronavirus Business Interruption LoanSchemes and Future Fund – close end of January 2021; ‘Patrwm’ Event 19 November 2020 and 23 November 2020; She’s her own Boss Conference 17 November 2020.

11 November: Bulletin Content - Furlough Scheme Extended; Major new employer incentives announced to help recruit apprentices; ERF Lockdown Business Fund remains open; Busnes@llandrillomenai – Facebook Live – 12.11.2020: THIS FACEBOOK LIVE BROADCAST IS IN WELSH; EU Settlement Scheme; Coronavirus regulations from 9 November 2020.

9 November: Bulletin Content - Coronavirus regulations from 9 November 2020; Self-Employment Income Support Scheme Grant Extension – SEISS; Update: Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Schemes and Future Fund – close end of January 2021; Open call Siop.io pilot scheme 10 November.

6 November: Bulletin Content - ERF Lockdown Business Fund remains open; Coronavirus regulations from 9 November 2020; Self-Employment Income Support Scheme Grant Extension – SEISS; Business Wales / Visit Wales Bulletins; Open call Siop.io pilot scheme 10 November; The UK and EU transition – Take action now for new rules in 2021.

5 November: Bulletin Content - Coronavirus regulations from 9 November 2020; Self-Employment Income Support Scheme Grant Extension – SEISS; Furlough Scheme Extended; Keeping children safe in childcare.

4 November: Bulletin Content - New Coronavirus regulations 9 November 2020; Self-Employment Income Support Scheme Grant Extension – SEISS; Furlough Scheme Extended; SFBW Free digital support to help local businesses upskill; Enterprise Hub @ M-SParc Webinars.

2 November: Bulletin Content - New national Covid measures for Wales; Furlough Scheme Extended; The UK and EU transition – Take action now fornew rules in 2021; Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Schemes and Future Fund – close end of November; Reopening your business – Remember QR Codes / Test, Trace, Protect.

29 October: Bulletin Content - Lockdown Business Fund;Economic Resilience Fund ERF Business Development Grant; Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – closes on 31October 2020; National coronavirus firebreak: Closure of businesses and premises; Food and Drink EU Transition Newsletter.

26 October: Bulletin Content - National coronavirus firebreak: Closure of businesses and premises; Financial support in response to the national firebreak lockdown; Phase 2: Cultural Recovery Fund Freelancer Grant; Apprenticeship Recruitment Support; Brexit: Preparing Wales; Virtual Conference on North Wales Growth Deal and Economic Recovery; Online Courses/Webinars; PopUp Business School North Wales online course.

20 October: Bulletin Content - £300 million for Welsh businesses; National coronavirus fire-break – FAQ’s; Subscribe to business support bulletins; Phase 2: Cultural Recovery Fund Freelancer Grant; Job Support Scheme.

 

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