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Latest News - August 2020

InterTradeIreland funding webinars 2020

InterTradeIreland has announced a trilogy of funding webinars taking place between September and December 2020

Brexit: Consultation on amendments to retained EU law for food and feed safety and hygiene

Have your say on the changes to retained EU law for food and feed safety and hygiene

Webinar: Food sector efficiencies

Invest Northern Ireland is organising a webinar which will focus on waste and resource efficiencies in the food sector

Coronavirus: Extension of notice to quit period for landlords

New legislation is to be introduced to extend the notice to quit period a landlord must give a tenant to 12 weeks

Innovation funding for security screening technology

£2.8m innovation funding to boost detection of explosives, weapons and illicit drugs

Coronavirus: COVID-19 Charities Fund

[CLOSED TO APPLICATIONS] The COVID-19 Charities Fund reopens for receipt of applications for a 3-week period from 3 August 2020 closing on 21 August 2020

Coronavirus: Individuals Emergency Resilience Programme

[CLOSED TO APPLICATIONS] £1.1 million emergency funding programme for individuals working in the Creative Economy

Coronavirus: Automatic renewal of taxi and bus vehicle licences extended

Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon confirms extension of automatic renewal of licences in COVID-19 response

COVID-19 Business Recovery Grant Scheme for Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon

Businesses in the borough of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon can now apply for grants of up to £20,000

Brexit: Getting EU funding

Details on the UK's continued participation in EU funded programmes

FSA launches tools and resources to help food businesses trade safely

The Food Standards Agency launch free tools, resources and guidance to help food businesses trade safely

Virtual brokerage event for IoT, AI, robotics and XR

EEN is organising a virtual event for IoT, AI and robotics technologies companies

Coronavirus: Guidance for the hospitality industry on maintaining records of staff, customers and visitors

The Department for the Economy has published guidance on maintaining records of staff, customers and visitors in the hospitality industry to help support coronavirus contact tracing efforts in Northern Ireland

Recovery Revitalisation Fund for Causeway businesses

This funding aims to support public health and safety measures which are required for businesses to operate safely

The Rural Business Development Grant Scheme

Grant aid of £500 - £4,999 for projects costing up to £20,000 for micro-enterprises based in a rural area

Coronavirus: Eat Out to Help Out Scheme webinars

HMRC is running free online webinars to help businesses learn about the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme

Rural Micro Business Growth Scheme

Grant for existing rural micro-businesses to invest in innovation and new technologies and for start-ups developing new products or services