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Coronavirus: £177 million in new grants to support Northern Ireland businesses

Finance Minister Conor Murphy has announced £177.9 million in new business support grants to further help almost 20,000 businesses

Coronavirus: Guide to providing contactless click-and-collect

Guidance for retailers providing contactless click-and-collect services in Northern Ireland

Coronavirus: Safety guidance for close contact services

Guidance to help those providing close contact services such as hairdressers, barbers, beauty, tattoo, sports and massage therapy to continue to operate safely

Employer webinars from the Equality Commission

Webinars to help employers understand and meet their obligations on equality in the workplace

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

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

Apply for the Floating Offshore Wind Demonstration Programme

Competitive funding scheme to support the development of technologies and products for the floating offshore wind industry

Labour Relations Agency employer webinars

The Labour Relations Agency (LRA) is hosting a number of webinars on key employment issues

Your business journey to Net Zero event

Event for small businesses who want to take part in tackling climate change but don't know where to start

Business rates bills to issue in May 2021

Rate bills for 2021-22 will begin issuing at the end of May

New legislation to protect Northern Ireland workers

New legislation extends protections against detriment in health and safety cases to workers in Northern Ireland

Coronavirus: COVID-19 Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme - HMRC webinar

Free webinar to support small and medium-sized employers with additional SSP costs due to COVID-19

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - HMRC webinar

Support webinar to help employers and employees deal with the economic impacts of COVID-19

Coronavirus: Business closures and restrictions in Northern Ireland

Measures to fight coronavirus place restrictions on businesses and services

Coronavirus: Relaxation to business restrictions agreed

Details of the next steps along the Northern Ireland Executive's Pathway out of Restrictions with dates announced for certain relaxations

Apprenticeship Week 2021 launches

The Department for the Economy has officially launched the second Northern Ireland Apprenticeship Week taking place from 26-30 April 2021

SME Brexit Support Fund: Grants to help businesses new to importing or exporting

The SME Brexit Support Fund could give you up to £2,000 to help with training or professional advice if your business has up to 500 employees and no more than £100 million annual turnover.

Coronavirus: Hospitality opening and closing times

Hospitality sector restrictions to help to limit the spread of coronavirus

Parklet scheme for Lisburn and Castlereagh hospitality businesses

This initiative is for businesses that do not currently have any outside space for their customers

Coronavirus: Pay VAT deferred due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

How to pay VAT payments deferred between 20 March and 30 June 2020 - you can pay now or join the VAT deferral new payment scheme

Deposit Return Scheme consultation

Views sought on proposals to introduce a deposit return scheme for drinks containers

Extended Producer Responsibility for packaging waste consultation

Views sought from across industry and the public on how the proposed Extended Producer Responsibility scheme can be successful