Covid-19 update from Welsh Government

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12 March 2021

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Coronavirus update

Covid-19 update from Welsh Government

A further £150 million has been made available to support Welsh businesses in dealing with the continued impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

The additional support will help businesses in the hospitality, tourism, leisure and non-essential retail sectors that pay non-domestic rates and will operate as a top up to the Restrictions Business Fund.

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First Minister sets out first steps out of lockdown

This includes the news that Hairdressers and Barbers will re-open for appointments from Monday.

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ERF Sector Specific Fund closes tonight

Please note the ERF Sector Specific Grant application phase 2 will close at 8pm on Friday 12 March 2021. Use the tool to check your eligibility before applying.

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Join the VAT deferral new payment scheme

The VAT deferral new payment scheme is open up to and including 21 June 2021.

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You can now make February CJRS claims

You can now submit your claims for periods in February. These must be made by Monday 15 March 2021.

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Pitchfest: investment readiness offering for UK SMEs

Supporting innovative UK SMEs to develop their investment proposition and get investment ready.

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Heritage Grants

Applications are open for National Lottery Grants for Heritage from £3,000 up to £5 million.

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Business Wales Support

Helo Blod

Want to know more about Welsh language technology? Helo Blod can help

There’s a new section on the Helo Blod website full of useful resources that can help you and your business ensure a great user experience for bilingual users while using technology.

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Virtual Event

Technology and innovation virtual event supporting Welsh SMEs

Sign up now and spend a day working on your business, not just in your business.

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Advances Wales

Advances Wales highlights innovations in science, engineering and technology across Wales

This issue features the development of a ground-breaking urine test for diet tracking, a sustainable manufacturing process for a sugar substitute and a device that turns standard beer kegs into digitised smart containers.

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Digital Technology

Free digital support for your business

Whether you want to create sales, increase resource or save time, Superfast Business Wales is here to help. With webinars on working from home, social media, e-commerce and more, plus 1:1 support.

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