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Latest News - June 2022

Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey 2022

Demonstrate the commitment of your business to being environmentally responsible and transparent with Business in the Community

Northern Ireland Maritime and Fisheries Fund 2022/23

Financial support for the fisheries, inland waters, aquaculture and maritime sectors

New report on food standards in the UK

The Food Standards Agency, in partnership with Food Standards Scotland, has published a comprehensive report of food standards in the UK 

Green Innovation Academy fully funded places

Learn how to collaborate, innovate or embed new technology to make your business more sustainable and solve climate problems

Shine Programme for Ards and North Down

Bespoke mentoring is being offered to businesses in the Ards & North Down Borough Council area

Motor Industry National Occupational Standards Reviews

Northern Ireland participants sought from the motor sector to help with a review of National Occupational Standards

Made Smarter Innovation: Digital Supply Chain Hub

Opportunity for technology innovators and researchers to work directly with industry leaders to tackle supply chain challenges

Consultation on posting of road transport workers and operator licensing changes

Views sought on the requirement for UK goods vehicle operators to post declarations to carry out goods journeys within the EU

Digital Growth Grant opens for applications

DCMS is inviting bids to accelerate the growth of tech startup and scaleup ecosystems across the UK

Fit note changes come into effect from 1 July 2022

Additional healthcare professionals as well as doctors will be able to sign fit notes from 1 July 2022

Music trade mission to India

UK Trade Mission aims to boost music industry links and explore commercial opportunities and collaboration in India

Climate Action Programme fully funded places

Take the next step in your climate journey with this Business in the Community scheme funded by the UK Government

HGV levy reform consultation

Options for reforming the HGV levy include environmental charging and liability changes for foreign vehicles

Help to Grow: Management Course in Northern Ireland

Businesses can now apply to join first cohorts of Help to Grow: Management programme in Northern Ireland

Vehicle operator licensing to move fully online

Operator licensing facilities for major applications and changes will be online only from August 2022

Fermanagh and Omagh Small Settlements Vacant to Occupied funding

Programme to enhance small settlements aesthetics, attract tenants, reduce long term vacancy and create local employment

Northern Ireland Giant Spirit Awards 2022

Tourism NI Giant Spirit Awards recognise and celebrate the resilience and determination of those who work in the tourism industry

Skill Up programme offers free training courses for 2022-23

Over 7,000 fully funding training courses available for the 2022-23 academic year

Webinar series to help employers promote race equality in the workplace

Online events to support employers with promoting and embracing race equality and inclusivity in the workplace

GBIP: Digital manufacturing with Pune and Bengaluru, India

Significant opportunities are available to UK businesses to explore India's digital manufacturing industry

Digital Surge Programme for NI businesses

This programme supports small businesses that have digital transformation potential and related ambitions across any sector

Think about the ink awareness campaign

HSENI and local councils joint awareness campaign on hazardous substances in inks used for tattoos and permanent make-up