Economic Resilience Fund

Welsh Government’s Economic Resilience Fund (ERF) Phase 2 is now open for applications. The ERF is designed to support businesses, social enterprises and charities that are not eligible for other Welsh Government COVID-19 non-repayable grant support schemes. Eligible businesses can claim up to: £10,000 for micro businesses£100,000 for SMEs£690,000 for large businesses The Fund is open to applications until 10 July 2020 (or until the fund is fully committed). Complete the COVID-19 support eligibility checker to find out if your business is eligible.

The Power Of Social and using Social for Marketing

North Wales Tourism/Go North Wales have teamed up with Globals (one of the world’s leading media & entertainment groups) Panel of Social and Creative specialists to help you with any queries you may have about the Power of Social and using Social Media for Marketing. Areas also covered during this session will include creating the right content for video and engaging creative. If you would like any specific element covered during the session please let us know as soon as possible in order that we can build this in to the presentation. “We don’t have a choice on whether we DO social media, the question is how well we DO […]

Small Business Grants

Salesforce is partnering with Enterprise Nation to offer eligible small businesses the opportunity to receive a £5,000 grant to help them through the COVID-19 outbreak. To be eligible to apply, companies must: be registered at Companies Housebeen established for at least 12 monthshave not received any other cash grant during 2020 in relation to COVID-19 from any Governmentbe based in the UK with a British bank accounthave between 2 to 50 employeesmeet all other eligibility requirements as stated in the grant programme terms Applications will open in six regional phases throughout the UK. Phases are based on location and will not affect your likelihood for receiving a grant. Each region […]

Preparing your Teams

RCS have devised a webinar Preparing your Teams for the Return to the Workplace as they look at re-opening. A best practice guide for Owners Managers of Small to Medium sized Businesses.

UKHospitality Guidelines

The UKHospitality Guidelines have been launched overnight. Welsh Government will be publishing the Welsh Industry guidance later today, which will include this document.

Welsh Government announce grant support for Start Up businesses

The new start-up grant will support up to 2,000 businesses in Wales, with £2,500 each. This will provide crucial funding to people who established their businesses between 1 April 2019 and 1 March 2020, helping them to continue trading through the pandemic. The fund will be worth £5m initially with flexibility for the future. It will support start-up firms, which fall outside the UK Government’s Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) as they only began trading in 2019. Applications for this grant will open on 29 June, at the same time as phase two of the Economic Resilience Fund opens to applications.

Trade Update – June 2020

North Wales Tourism has always been about bringing people together, working together, consulting with our members, lobbying hard on your behalf and trying to carve a sensible path through the demands of the Welsh Government and the public sector. I hope you agree that our team led by Eirlys, our Commercial Director, have done a great job of keeping you updated. Over the last few months we have been called upon like never before. We have gathered a dossier of heart-breaking stories from across the board as you have struggled to adjust and cope through the Covid19 pandemic.  We found it particularly unfair how a number of local authorities, guided […]

Good To Go / Barod Amdani

Visit Wales are launching a ‘Good To Go/Barod Amdani’ scheme on Friday; it will be a free accreditation scheme for all tourism and events businesses to give customer confidence that we are Covid-aware – you do not have to be VW accredited to apply. There will be a 14 question online assessment and you will need to undertake a risk assessment and you will receive a certificate (downloadable) as well as other digital certifiers. The website – ( – will go live next week. All information will be on the Visit Wales website and WTA website on Friday. NWT will post to our own website under the Covid section as […]