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Latest News - May 2020

New funding for Defence Innovation Priorities

£1 million of Defence Innovation funding has been set aside for civil sector support for the Ministry of Defence's innovation priorities

European incubator for Big Data Startups opens for application

EU-funded incubator for Big Data Startups opens for application - apply by 17 June 2020

Customs declarations: HMRC list of training providers

Find online and face-to-face training courses which will help you submit customs declarations

Coronavirus: Emergency support package for aquaculture sector

This £360,000 package is to help aquaculture businesses that have experienced a significant drop in sales

Coronavirus: Support and advice for small businesses

Business support for those affected by COVID-19

Coronavirus: Working safely during COVID-19 webinars

Online events to help various business sectors to implement safe working practices during coronavirus

Plans to introduce Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay in Northern Ireland

The Economy Minister Diane Dodds has announced that she plans to bring forward legislation for Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay in Northern Ireland

Guidance for construction industry on preventing internal falls

HSENI has launched a new construction campaign on preventing internal falls

Coronavirus: Businesses to get support through Trade Credit Insurance guarantee

The government will temporarily guarantee business-to-business transactions currently supported by Trade Credit Insurance

Coronavirus: Rates support for businesses

Further £213 million rates support on top of the emergency £100 million rates package to help Northern Ireland businesses affected by coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus: Business support programmes for Derry and Strabane

These programmes aim to guide local businesses through the challenges posed by the COVID-19 crisis

Brexit: UK Government publishes its approach to the Northern Ireland Protocol

Command paper outlines how the Northern Ireland protocol can be implemented

Coronavirus: Enterprise Relief Fund for young entrepreneurs

Initiative offers self-employed young people affected by the coronavirus outbreak flexible access to grants and business support

Webinar: Meet the UK Defence Solutions Centre

Join the UK Defence Solutions Centre webinar to learn about collaborative opportunities to develop innovative UK defence capability

Brexit: UK tariffs from 1 January 2021

How to check the tariffs that will apply to goods you import when the UK Global Tariff takes effect on 1 January 2021

Revolutionising the way we fly: apply for business funding

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, is seeking new systems and technologies to transform the aviation industry

South Eastern Regional College: Business support

Access the latest training and support for your business

2020 leadership programmes at Queen's University Belfast

Upcoming suite of interactive learning programmes for business leaders