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Latest News - January 2022

Belfast Business Survey

Share your views on the issues your business faces with Belfast City Council – respond by 6 March 2022

Businesses urged to 'scam-proof' their messages to public

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has published new guidance for businesses on creating trustworthy customer text and telephone messages

Apprenticeship Week 7-11 February 2022

The Department for the Economy' Northern Ireland Apprenticeship Week takes place from 7-11 February 2022

Practical export skills webinar - Social Media Trends in 2022

Discover the most important social media trends for 2022, along with how you can implement them in your business

Coronavirus: COVID Recovery Programme for Organisations

[Closed to applications] Funding schemes to address eligible organisations operating deficits that have arisen in the 2021-22 financial year because of the pandemic

Support for tourism experiences in Antrim and Newtownabbey

Tourism experience support initiative for new and existing businesses - apply by 31 January 2022

Consultation on NI Executive’s new investment strategy

Views sought on draft strategy to prioritise government investment in Northern Ireland through to 2050

ABC HGV Training and Employment Academy

Opportunities for employers to upskill their workforce

Slurry season brings renewed risks to farmers

Reminder to farmers to follow the slurry mixing code to reduce risks as the closed period for slurry spreading ends on 31 January 2022

GBIP in China: Healthy Ageing

Apply to this Innovate UK programme to explore the opportunities in China's healthy ageing sector and grow your business' network

IPO launches call for views on designs system

The Intellectual Property Office is carrying out a call for views as part of a review of the designs system to make sure it remains fit for the future

IPO survey: Have your say on designs

The Intellectual Property Office is conducting a review of the designs system and would like to hear from designers

Green Economy webinar for Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon

Hear about the NI Energy Policy, Green Skills and funding opportunities available to local businesses to deliver on net zero carbon

Consultation: ‘may contain’ allergen information on food packaging

The Food Standards Agency is seeking views on ‘may contain’ allergen information on food packaging - respond by 22 March 2022

Coronavirus: Childcare Temporary Closure Support Fund - October to December 2021 period

[Closed to applications] The COVID-19 Childcare Temporary Closure Support Fund is now open for the period covering October to December 2021

Northern Ireland Food and Drink Awards 2022

Entries now open for the Northern Ireland Food and Drink Awards 2022 - apply by 3 February 2022

Call for hydrogen technology innovators to join GBIP to South Korea

Opportunity for UK SMEs to explore collaborating with South Korea in the area of hydrogen technology - apply by 25 February 2022

The Path to Net Zero Energy Action Plan

Details of actions to be taken forward during 2022 by central government and partners under the new Energy Strategy

Automotive Transformation Fund Feasibility Studies: Round 3

Up to £10 million for business case feasibility studies to support scale up of the UK’s zero emission automotive supply chain

Developing automotive technologies and capabilities competition

Apply for a share of £25 million for research and development projects that help accelerate the UK towards a net zero automotive future

Joint Fisheries Statement consultation

Views sought on UK-wide policies to deliver world-class sustainable fisheries and aquaculture management

Belfast urban innovation consultation

Views sought on plans to harness innovation, technology and data science to contribute to the success of Belfast