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Latest News - March 2022

GBIP in South Korea: Smart Cities

Support from Innovate UK and Innovate UK EDGE for innovative companies developing smart city technologies

European Games Co-Production Market: Call for applications

Opportunity to collaborate and get funding for your indie game

Analysis for Innovators (A4I) Round 7

Funding to help you resolve productivity and competitiveness problems, working with top scientists and research facilities

Improved energy performance standards in new buildings launched

Guidance aims to help reduce energy bills in new homes and buildings and support a more secure energy system and the renewables sector

Biomedical Catalyst 2022 Round 1: Industry-led R&D

SME funding for innovative solutions to health and healthcare challenges

Coronavirus: New Apprenticeship Incentive Scheme

The New Apprenticeships Incentive Scheme available to all employers to support the recruitment of new apprentices

Coronavirus: Apprenticeship Return, Retain and Result Scheme

The RRR scheme will provide incentive payments to employers to support the return, retention and result for apprentices

Performance improvement consultation for Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council is conducting a consultation to seek views on its Draft Performance Improvement Objectives 2022 to 2023

Consultation on reforms to packaging waste systems

Reforms to the Packaging Waste Recycling Note and Packaging Waste Export Recycling Note Systems and Operator Approval consultation

New rules for international road haulage in 2022

Prepare for new rules for transporting goods to or through Europe using cars and trailers, vans and HGVs from 2022

Energy Entrepreneurs Fund phase 9

Supporting development of technologies, products and processes for energy efficiency, power generation, heat generation and energy storage

Consultation: Subsidies and Schemes of Interest and of Particular Interest

Give your views on proposed regulations under the Subsidy Control Bill

Access to Funding Programme for Newry, Mourne and Down businesses

Business support programme aims to provide the skills and knowledge to create effective, well written and successful funding applications

Harkin International Disability Employment Summit 2022

Event to help improve the support provision for people with disabilities to achieve their career goals and aspirations

Food safety consultation: Ocean bound plastics

Call for evidence on the use of recycled plastic in food contact materials - respond by 20 September 2022 

Consultation on developing the UK Emissions Trading Scheme

The UK ETS Authority is seeking views on the development of the UK Emissions Trading Scheme

Coronavirus: Claim back Statutory Sick Pay paid to your employees due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

[CLOSED TO APPLICATIONS] How to use the Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme to claim back employees' coronavirus-related Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)

Coronavirus: Check if you can claim back Statutory Sick Pay paid to employees due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

[CLOSED TO APPLICATIONS] If you're an employer, find out if you can use the Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme to claim back employees' coronavirus-related Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)

Spring Statement 2022

Announcements from the Spring Statement 2022 and how it affects local businesses

Rates support scheme encourages businesses back to the high street

Back in Business rates support scheme offers businesses a 50% rates discount for up to two years if they occupy a vacant retail unit

Survey on barriers to employment for people with sight loss

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is seeking views from employers who may have an interest in or experience of supporting individuals with sight loss into employment

Newry, Mourne and Down employer feedback survey

Share your views on how to attract and retain the best talent