Business news archives

Latest News - June 2020

Coronavirus: Changes to insolvency law

New measures introduced by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act

Coronavirus: Six data protection steps on the use of personal information

ICO publishes data protection steps for businesses as COVID-19 measures ease

Coronavirus: Land & Property Services Customer Information Centre closures

Land & Property Services Customer Information Centres are closed until further notice

Augmentor webinar: How Digital Catapult supports B2B immersive startups

Learn more about the Digital Catapult's Augmentor acceleration programme

Tech Nation launches new Net Zero programme

Tech Nation has launched the Net Zero programme for companies who are paving the way to stabilising global temperatures and reaching the UK’s net zero target by 2050

Coronavirus: New industry standard for tourism businesses

Sign-up and commit to implementing the relevant Government and public health guidance

Coronavirus: Furlough scheme extended until 31 October 2020

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will continue until 31 October 2020 with workers continuing to receive 80% of their salary up to £2,500 a month

Manufacturing Made Smarter webinars and competition

Find out more about the opportunities to improve manufacturing supply chains and apply for the Manufacturing Made Smarter supply chains competition

Webinar: Knowledge transfer, patenting and commercialisation

Knowledge Transfer Network is hosting a two-part webinar on to help you turn research ideas into business opportunities

The Young Innovators Awards 2020/21 are open

Young people aged between 18 and 30 can apply for the Young Innovators Awards to make their business idea a reality - deadline 2 September 2020

Business and leadership event for Newry, Mourne and Down

Re:Launch - Re:imagining Business & Leadership will focus on how businesses and leaders can compete and win

Driving the change towards Net Zero: apply for funding

Apply for a share of £15 million to catalyse the green economic recovery in transport, energy and industrial sectors

Coronavirus: Key parts of the tourism and hospitality industry to reopen

Dates announced for the reopening of tourism and hospitality businesses along with changes to certain restrictions

Coronavirus: Code of practice for the commercial property sector

Code of practice to encourage commercial tenants and landlords to work together to protect viable businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic

FSA updates allergen guidance to reflect changes to labelling laws

The Food Standards Agency has published updated technical guidance for allergen labelling following changes for prepacked for direct sale food

Coronavirus: Self-employed new parents can claim Self-Employed Income Support Scheme

Self-employed parents who took time out to have children can now claim for a payment under the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme

Digital webinars for retailers in Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon

These events aim to help retailers to improve their online presence and develop digital skills

VAT help and support: HMRC webinar recordings

Access a number of HMRC webinar recordings to help you and your business with your VAT requirements

Labour Relations Agency redundancy webinar

The Labour Relations Agency have recorded webinar to help employers manage the redundancy process if faced with the unfortunate situation where redundancies need to be made

EUREKA GlobalStars Japan Virtual Marketplace

Join this virtual marketplace for an opportunity for 1:1 networking and find partners to collaborate on the EUREKA Global stars Call

Webinar: Join China Music Mission online

China Music Mission Webinar will take place on Monday 22 June 2020 from 9:30

Queen’s University COVID-19 business support events

These free events offer an opportunity to hear from university and industry experts