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Latest News - April 2020

Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition 2020

InterTradeIreland's 2020 Seedcorn competition is open for entries until 13:00 on Friday 29 May 2020

Building an online community webinar for Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon

Free webinar on how to stay connected with your customers during the COVID-19 situation

Coronavirus: Connecting with customers webinar for Mid Ulster businesses

Free seminar on how to stay connected with your customers during the COVID-19 situation

Ards and North Down Borough Council: Business support

Business support programmes will continue for Ards and North Down businesses

Coronavirus: Advice for employers with staff working in the UK on visas

Advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents where business has been interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus: Mentoring support for Newry, Mourne and Down businesses

One-to-one mentoring support is available across a range of business areas

Coronavirus: Exporting personal protective equipment

Find out about the changes if you are exporting personal protective equipment (PPE) during the coronavirus pandemic

EUREKA multilateral call for projects on Healthy Ageing

Virtual matchmaking opportunity for those working on healthy ageing projects

Belfast Met: Business support

Access the latest training and support for your business

Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging webinar workshops

KTN and CPN are hosting a series of online webinars to promote collaboration for the next Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging competitions

Coronavirus: Furloughed workers to receive full parental leave entitlement

Furloughed workers planning to take paid parental or adoption leave will be entitled to pay based on their usual earnings rather than a furloughed pay rate

Coronavirus: Webinar and survey for businesses exporting to the Netherlands

Join a business webinar and complete a DIT survey

Coronavirus: Rules on carrying over annual leave relaxed

Workers who have not taken all of their annual leave entitlement due to COVID-19 will now be able to carry it over into the next two leave years

Coronavirus: Belfast City Council support for small businesses

Belfast City Council is using technology to support small business resilience during COVID-19

Coronavirus: NERC COVID-19 public engagement grant

The Natural Environment Research Council is inviting proposals for public engagement with environmental science which understand, address or mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak

Coronavirus: WIPO launches COVID-19 patent search functionality

WIPO launches new search facility for PATENTSCOPE database to support COVID-19 innovation efforts

Video conferencing services: security guidance for organisations

NCSC has published new guidance to help you to choose, configure and deploy video conferencing services

Coronavirus: Free webinars for Newry, Mourne and Down businesses

Workshops are taking place to help businesses in Newry, Mourne and Down navigate the COVID-19 crisis

British-Chinese achievers encouraged to apply for The Blossom Awards

Nominations are open for The Blossom Awards which recognise local British-Chinese achievers in the UK

Webinar: Bid2Win Procurement Programme

Free webinar and mentoring support to help local businesses to tender successfully