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Latest News - November 2020

Coronavirus: Check if you can claim a grant through the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

If you're self-employed or a member of a partnership and have been impacted by COVID-19 find out if you can use this scheme to claim a grant

Coronavirus: Claim a grant through the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

If you're self-employed or a member of a partnership and have been impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19) you may be eligible to claim the grant

Coronavirus: Support and advice for the self-employed

Help available for self-employed individuals dealing with the ongoing COVID-19 disruption to business activities

Coronavirus: Taxi Drivers Financial Assistance Scheme

[CLOSED TO APPLICATIONS] The Taxi Drivers Financial Assistance Scheme provides a one-off financial support payment to eligible self-employed taxi drivers

Coronavirus: Heritage Recovery Fund Northern Ireland

[CLOSED TO APPLICATIONS] Fund to help organisations and individuals in the Northern Ireland heritage sector to recover from the coronavirus crisis.

Coronavirus: Stability and Renewal Programme for Organisations

[CLOSED TO APPLICATIONS] Grants of up to £500,000 for organisations working in the arts and cultural sector to help them respond to the impact of coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Self-Employment Income Support Scheme - HMRC webinar

Free webinar to support the self-employed or members of a partnership who have lost income due to COVID-19

EU Exit: The UK Points Based Immigration System webinar

Practical Impacts for Northern Ireland businesses

Coronavirus: Retail can operate click and collect services during circuit-breaker

Retail businesses will be able to run a click and collect service in a controlled way that helps to ensure the safety of customers and staff

Tourism NI supply chain optimisation webinars

These webinars will focus on the key elements that are needed for effective supply chain management

Free InterTradeIreland equity advisory clinics - December 2020

These free equity advisory clinics aim to help companies seeking equity investment

Coronavirus: How your trading conditions affect your eligibility for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

Find out what HMRC means by reduced demand or temporary closure and read examples of how this could affect your eligibility

Views sought on a Clean Air Strategy for Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland's first Clean Air Strategy aims to protect people’s health, and your ideas can help to shape the strategy

Learn with Start Up Loans and the Open University

A new partnership designed to help UK businesses get off the ground and stay there

Coronavirus: Tell HMRC and pay the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme grant back

If you made a claim in error, were overpaid or would like to make a voluntary repayment, tell HMRC and pay some or all of the grant back

Coronavirus: How HMRC works out trading profits and non-trading income for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

Find out how HMRC will work out your trading profits and non-trading income if you're self-employed or a member of a partnership and have been impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus: Forthcoming financial support for businesses

New and extended business support schemes have been announced for the coming winter period

Accelerator 2021 applications now open

The call for applications to the Accelerator 2021 Programme is now open until Sunday 17 January 2021

Coronavirus: £10,000 Small Business Support Grant Scheme

[CLOSED TO APPLICATIONS] A grant of £10,000 will be made available to eligible businesses to help with the impact of COVID-19

Join the Climate Heroes campaign

Businesses are encouraged to take part in the Climate Heroes campaign to help tackle climate change 

HMRC employer webinars - payrolling, expenses and benefits

Free HM Revenue & Customs webinars to help make payrolling expenses and benefits for employers

Coronavirus: £25,000 Retail, Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Grant

[CLOSED TO APPLICATIONS] £25,000 grant for eligible ratepayers in the retail, hospitality, tourism and leisure sectors to help with the impact of COVID-19