Micro Food Business Investment Scheme

Grants of up to £50,000 will be available for micro food and drink manufacturers to expand The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) have announced that a £1 million capital grant scheme will open in March 2021. This …

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COVID-19 Micro-business E-commerce Grant (MBEG)

It has been announced that a £3million fund will be allocated to helping NI businesses expand and grow in the online market.  Invest NI have designed and will operate a scheme for any business wanting to grow and develop their …

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SME Brexit Support Fund

A grant of £2,000 is available to small and medium sized businesses to help cover the costs of training staff on importing and exporting. Eligible Staff Training Expenditure: completing custom declarations using customs software updating knowledge on VAT, excise and …

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COVID-19 Productive Investment Capital Grant

This grant aims to help businesses by improving their productivity. By providing goods and services more efficiently and effectively, businesses should expect an increase in sales, which in turn will mean higher profits. PICG is open to any businesses operating …

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Limited Company Director’s Support Scheme

  The Minister for the Economy has announced details of the Limited Company Director’s Support Scheme (LCDSS), designed to provide financial support to company directors who have personally been adversely impacted by COVID-19.       Support Available: ThE LCDSS …

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Get Ready for Brexit Tool

Regardless of whether there is a deal or no deal agreed, there will be changes for NI businesses from 1 January 2021.   So what will happen on 1 January? Physical checks will not take place at the border between …

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Important VAT Changes

There are a number of changes which will be coming into force in relation to how you submit your VAT return in the coming months. If you pay by Direct Debit HMRC will be contacting you to supply or confirm …

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Newly Self-Employed Support Scheme

A scheme to provide support to newly self-employed individuals who have been negatively impacted by COVID-19 is now open. This scheme is administered by Invest Northern Ireland on behalf of the Department for the Economy and it closes for any …

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Mid-Ulster Council – Covid-19 Business Grants Scheme

  The second round of the Mid Ulster Covid-19 Business Grants Scheme is now open. This scheme provides an opportunity for commercial businesses to apply for a grant to adapt their premises to help provide a safe environment for their …

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Is your business Brexit ready?

Even though some of the details regarding Brexit are still unclear, we know that the UK’s transition period for leaving the EU will officially end on 31st December 2020 and will not be extended. Due to this businesses will need …

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