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  • Recruitment and retention webinar series

    Webinars to help local hospitality and tourism employers increase the appeal and attractiveness of the industry as a great place to work

  • Access to finance conference

    An event to help local businesses learn more about accessing finance

  • UK Global Screen Fund

    Support for independent screen companies across the UK to ensure a UK-wide benefit and addressing geographic imbalance within the industry

Net zero transatlantic flight fund

Competition to run the first-ever commercial aircraft flight powered by 100 per cent sustainable aviation fuel between the UK and the US

Basecamp Boston now open for applications

Catalyst has launched a new, innovative programme for NI businesses with plans for expansion in the US

Energy Catalyst Round 9

Apply for a share of up to £20m to create new or improved clean energy access in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia or the Indo-Pacific region

Future Nuclear Enabling Fund

Register your interest in bidding for this funding to help mature potential nuclear projects ahead of future government selection processes

Recruitment webinars for Mid Ulster businesses

These events aim to address the challenges of recruitment for Mid Ulster businesses

All-Ireland Heritage Skills Programme

Scheme aims to promote multidisciplinary learning providing exposure to elements of architecture, design and a range of craft skills

New Digital Sales Supports launched

Access digital Sales Supports designed to help your business improve and expand its online presence in the cross-border market and beyond

Social media workshops for Antrim and Newtownabbey businesses

These two workshops aim to answer all your social media questions

Tech Nation's growth programmes open for applications

Seven growth and sector programmes have opened for applications to help businesses overcome growth challenges and scale faster

HMRC webinars - May and June 2022

Events from HM Revenue & Customs to help employers, businesses and the self-employed understand tax issues that affect them

GBIP: Agrifood - Singapore, Gateway to Asia

Explore agrifood opportunities throughout Singapore and Asia and receive 1to1 bespoke guidance and business support from Innovate UK EDGE

Levelling Up Fund Round 2 launched

Fund designed to invest in infrastructure that improves everyday life across the UK with £4.8 billion to be invested through to 2024-25

New limits for unfair dismissal and redundancy payments from 6 April 2022

Increase in the limits for payments and awards to workers in employment rights cases

Children's code: new resources to aid compliance

The UK Information Commissioner's Office has published new tools and guidance to help businesses comply with the Children's code

InterTradeIreland Meet the Buyer event 2022

Learn how you can access pipeline contracts and make new connections

Mentor Growth Programme for Lisburn and Castlereagh businesses

Local businesses can access essential business knowledge, expertise and impartial advice

GBIP: USA - Battery technologies

Apply for a chance to explore and exploit collaboration, growth and innovation opportunities in the US market

Innovation Loans Future Economy competition - round 3

UK registered businesses can apply for loans for innovative projects with strong commercial potential to improve the UK economy

Employer webinars from the Equality Commission: May - July 2022

Webinars taking place from May to July 2022 to help employers understand and meet their obligations on equality in the workplace

Extension of Consultation: Minimum Unit Pricing for Alcohol

Have your say on the introduction of Minimum Unit Pricing for Alcohol into Northern Ireland

Coronavirus: Apply for the Recovery Loan Scheme

The Recovery Loan Scheme supports access to finance for UK businesses as they grow and recover from the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic.

New public procurement policy for Northern Ireland – social value scoring

Social value to be scored in Northern Ireland government contracts from June 2022