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COVID-19 Digital Selling Capability Grant | NI-only

Grants of up to £20,000 for small or medium-sized Northern Ireland retailers or wholesalers to grow their online sales

Invest Northern Ireland

COVID-19 Equity Investment Fund | NI-only

Equity investment or convertible loan notes of up to a maximum of £700,000 for technology and innovative businesses

Invest Northern Ireland

Childcare Recovery Support Fund | NI-only

£10.5 million funding package for the Northern Ireland childcare sector

Department of Education

Eat Out to Help Out Scheme | UK-wide

A scheme offering discounts to diners that businesses can claim back from the government


Tender for Growth Programme

Programme to help SMEs and micro enterprises identify, target and bid for public and private sector tendering opportunities.

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council

Business Rates Relief for Retail, Hospitality, Tourism, Leisure and Childcare Sectors | NI only

Business rates exemption for full financial year of 2020-21 for sectors hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic

Land & Property Services (LPS)

Visitor Experience Grading Scheme

The Quality Grading Scheme for Visitor Experiences offers tourism operators a chance to be awarded with a one to five star rating to indicate the level of quality a visitor can experience when visiting their attraction or activity.

Tourism Northern Ireland

Tourist Accommodation Grading

Tourism Northern Ireland Accommodation Grading Scheme

Tourism Northern Ireland

Tourist Accommodation Certification

All tourist accommodation providers in Northern Ireland must receive certification by Tourism NI in order to operate.

Tourism Northern Ireland

Hearing Aid User Support Service

The Hearing Aid User Support Service enables people to make the most of their hearing aids and manage their hearing loss effectively.

Action on Hearing Loss