News Bulletin: ERF Sector Specific Grant and Funding Update

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25 January 2021

BW update

ERF Sector Specific Grant and Funding Update

The Sector Specific Grant application window is still open to support Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure businesses and associated supply chain businesses impacted by the restrictions introduced on 4 December 2020.

The fund will close for application at 12pm on Friday 29 January 2021; find out if you’re eligible and apply by using the Eligibility Checker.

In addition to the funding that’s currently available through the ERF Sector Specific Grant and ERF Restrictions Business Fund, Welsh Government will be making a further £200 million available to businesses affected by COVID-19 restrictions to help with operating costs.

Further information on this latest package will be provided on Friday, 29 January 2021 and will be available on the Business Wales – Covid-19 Support for Business pages when details have been confirmed.

Useful COVID-19 information

As each premises is different, businesses should read all guidance. This continues to be updated so please check back regularly for the latest information.

Stay up to date with tourism industry news

We are committed to providing the support and assurance the business community needs during these unprecedented difficult times and have issued several Coronavirus (COVID-19) related bulletins which can be found on the Tourism Industry Coronavirus (COVID-19) Bulletins page. 

Business Wales is providing businesses with tailored support and advice about dealing with coronavirus, from financial and supply chain planning to advice on staffing issues. We would advise Tourism businesses and stakeholders in Wales wanting specific guidance to visit the Business Wales website or call Business Wales helpline on 03000 6 03000, and to regularly visit the Public Health Wales website for up-to-date public health information for you, your staff and your visitors.