Business support finder

Business schemes available - 219

Support Scheme Support organisation

COVID-19 Business and Financial Planning Grant | NI only

Access up to £8,000 to support 80% of eligible costs to engage a consultant to assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and develop a strategic recovery plan with financial forecasts

Invest Northern Ireland

Emergency Business Solutions

Professional advice, to the value of £2,000/€2,250 inc VAT (100 per cent funded), is available for cross-border companies to address key business challenges related to COVID-19.



The E-Merge programme provides £2500/€2800 fully funded consultancy support to help businesses develop online sales and e-commerce solutions.


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

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