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Latest News - September 2021

Coronavirus: Live Events Reinsurance Scheme

Scheme to support live events that are at risk of being halted or delayed due to an inability to obtain COVID-19 cancellation insurance

Coronavirus: Changes to insolvency law

New measures introduced by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act

Design Bites: How to design content that connects

Free event to help you design an effective content strategy for your business

Pump priming grants for Horizon Europe proposals

Grants of up to £5,000 are now available to help UK businesses collaborate with partners in other countries to develop bids for Pillar 2 of Horizon Europe

Vaccination and the law - guidance for employers and service providers

Equality Commission guidance to help employers and service providers comply with the law if considering restrictions to those not vaccinated for COVID-19

Apply for Co-Founders 2022

The Co-Founders Programme can help turn your side project in to a start-up or you can join others to progress their idea

Belfast City Council seeks feedback on social value procurement policy

The policy has been developed to help reduce poverty, economic inactivity, unemployment and underemployment

Mental Health Support Fund

Charities and groups are invited to submit project proposals for improving the mental health and emotional wellbeing of the population

NI Apprenticeship Awards 2022

Apprentices, employers and training providers are encouraged to enter the Apprenticeship Awards 2022

Business and academia prosperity partnership: fifth round

Apply for funding to support an established research partnership between business and academic institutions

Webinar: Horizon Europe Cluster 1 - Health

A virtual event to highlight Horizon Europe funding opportunities for Health in 2022

Practical export skills workshops

Series of interactive one-day workshops to equip businesses with the skills to sell outside Northern Ireland

Coronavirus: Temporary changes to major planning application process

Temporary changes to requirements to hold a public event for major planning applications in Northern Ireland have been extended

Road Safety (Safe Travel) Grant Scheme

Individuals and groups from the voluntary and community sector can apply for grants of up to £10,000 for projects to improve road safety

Webinar: CE marking for Mechanical Engineering

This November, Invest Northern Ireland will be hosting a free, online seminar on CE marking for Mechanical Engineering

Start-Up Launch Pad NW

Successful applicants will receive a year’s worth of start-up support valued at £10,000

Rural Business Grants for Antrim and Newtownabbey

Grant funding of up to £4,999 is available to help rural businesses recover, sustain and grow

International Export Conference on China

Discover export opportunities in China

Taxi fares review consultation

Targeted consultation launched on proposals to increase the maximum taxi fare tariff across Northern Ireland

Conference Support Scheme

Not for profit conference organisers will receive £50 for each out of state delegate that visits Northern Ireland through the Conference Support Scheme

New timetable for controls on importing animal products from the EU into GB

Find out what this might mean for your business if you import animal products from the EU into GB

Movement Assistance Scheme traders survey

Survey seeks views from agri-food traders to improve the Movement Assistance Scheme