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Latest News - February 2022

Save the date: BelTech 2022

Annual conference that gives tech and business leaders a forum to connect

GBIP in Canada: Biomanufacturing of advanced therapies

Join Innovate UK's Global Business Innovation Programme to explore biomanufacturing opportunities in Canada

Covid Recovery Programme Employment & Skills Initiative

[Closed to applications] Funding to support not-for-profit organisations to take on new staff and train and upskill existing employees

Webinars: Using the UKCA marking and placing goods on the GB and NI market

Find out about the new UK conformity assessment marking (UKCA) and placing goods on the market in GB and NI

Major business showcase event for Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland Showcase being broadcast live from ICC Belfast on 3 March 2022 will set out the ambition to take NI to the next level

New website to help farming community deal with stress

Farm in Minds is an interactive website to help farming communities identify and manage stress

Creative enterprise coaching for disabled entrepreneurs

Do you want to gain the skills, knowledge and expertise to develop your own creative enterprise?

Coronavirus: Guidance for businesses

Best practice advice for businesses to help reduce the spread of coronavirus

Mid South West Business Innovation Programme

This programme aims to support businesses on their innovation journey

New domestic abuse offence comes into force

New legislation protecting against non-physical abusive behaviour comes into effect

Responsible Business Awards in Northern Ireland 2022

Help to celebrate Northern Ireland's most inspirational and impactful responsible businesses by entering Business in the Community's awards

GBIP in South Africa: Sustainable plastics

Innovate UK is calling on businesses working in the area of sustainable plastics to explore opportunities in South Africa

Tender for Growth programme for Newry, Mourne and Down businesses

Gain the skills and the confidence to identify, target and bid for public and private sector tendering and new supply chain opportunities

Coronavirus: Right to work checks

Advice for employers carrying out right to work checks during the coronavirus pandemic

INVENT 2022 is now open for applications

Search is on for local innovations and proof of concept ideas that have the greatest commercial potential

File your Self Assessment tax return by 28 February to avoid penalties

HM Revenue & Customs gave customers extra time until 28 February 2022 to file their return in order to avoid a late filing penalty

Pay increase for agricultural workers from April 2022

Proposed increases to the minimum wage rates for agricultural workers from 1 April 2022 has been announced by the Agricultural Wages Board (AWB)

Hospitality Employers Charter for staff training and development

The charter is open to all hospitality businesses in Northern Ireland that show a commitment to staff rights, welfare and development

Newry, Mourne and Down business support survey

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council want to hear from businesses in their council area to help improve their business support offering

Employers views sought on Equality Commission's Draft Corporate Plan

The Equality Commission would like to hear views from local employers on how they can help them establish equal and inclusive workplaces

Webinar: Spotlight on Germany

Learn about the current opportunities and challenges for Northern Ireland businesses in the German market

Coronavirus: Online isolation notes - providing proof of absence from work

People unable to work because of coronavirus can obtain an isolation note through an online service