Outdoor and Indoor Digital Displays

Route is a Welsh based company specialising in outdoor and indoor digital displays. If you’re looking to catch the eye of someone on the street or enhance your customer experience their range of products can help. Their products are made in Britain and come with a 3-year warranty as standard as well as the support to get you up and running and provide that all important support when your products are on site. Attached is some offers for Go North Wales Members. Any questions then feel free to contact North Wales Sales Manager: Scott Lawson – scott.lawson@routemedia.co.uk – www.routemedia.co.uk Route-Media-x-Go-North-Wales-1Download

Flexible Skills Programme – funding to help with upskilling employees

The funding is available to support employees of Wales-based tourism and hospitality businesses to attend training courses that are relevant to the sector – this can include face-to-face, or online training. Applications must receive approval before the training commences. To find out if your business is eligible and for more information on the training that may be supported, as well as an expression of interest form – please go to https://businesswales.gov.wales/skillsgateway/flexible-skills-programme

Installation of Electrical Vehicle Charging Ports

The UK Government has funding available to help businesses purchase and install electric vehicle charging points. The scheme can cover up to 75% of the cost up to £375 per socket. The grant is available for B&Bs, small hotels, campsites and any other accommodation businesses and charities. Further information can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/workplace-charging-scheme-guidance-for-charities-and-small-accommodation-businesses The guidelines for other businesses who wish to provide charging points for their staff or fleets can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/workplace-charging-scheme-guidance-for-applicants

Go North Wales Tourism April Trade News

North Wales Tourism have and are still working hard on behalf it’s members on issues that are affecting the industry. The current issues that we have and are working on is the proposed introduction of Tourism Tax, the consultation on the changes of the Self Catering Business Rates threshold and reduction in VAT. We are in constant contact with the local MSs and MPs on these issues and are also lobbying side by side and working closely with the Wales Tourism Alliance to drive forward the importance of the industry to the economy of Wales and the effects and implications of these issues on the businesses and industry as a […]

Hospitality, Tourism, and Retail Survey

The Senedd’s Economy, Trade and Rural Affairs Committee are looking into the issues that face people working in the hospitality, tourism, and retail sectors across Wales. You can find out more about the Committee here: https://senedd.wales/committee/738 This survey gives people working in those sectors a voice and an opportunity to be heard. The findings will help to make recommendations to the Welsh Government on what the current issues are and what needs to be improved. Deadline to respond to the survey is 12th April 2022 https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=KVHcOAw0FEWKBE6O8ncVZG1PS6J7Kz1HhrZoBlmuoVNUQk42RTJVMlZGRDZPMEpFQzJORUxJWlQ1RSQlQCN0PWcu

Wales will continue to gradually relax some of its remaining pandemic protections

From Monday, face coverings will no longer be required by law in retail settings and on public transport, though they will continue to be recommended in public health advice. However, 2 key legal protections will remain in place as coronavirus cases have risen sharply in recent weeks, driven by the BA.2 sub-type of the omicron variant. Face coverings will remain a legal requirement in health and social care settings and coronavirus risk assessments must continue to be carried out by businesses, with reasonable measures put in place in light of those assessments. The next 3-weekly review of coronavirus regulations will be carried out by 14 April, when the remaining legal […]

I Need To Get My Finances Together. Where Do I Start?

Did you know it is estimated that only 30% of UK households have a financial plan and the worst thing to do when it comes to managing your finances is to adopt DNA – the ‘Do Nothing Approach’.Have you ever thought about this? What does my financial future look like and how can I build a secure and comfortable future for my family!Why do I need a financial plan?How do I plan and grow my savings whilst reducing my tax liability?When will I be eligible for a state pension and how much will it be! To help you with these questions and how to make the most of your money […]

Four in A Bed

Channel 4’s popular daytime TV show, Four in A Bed is looking for a range of accommodation owners to feature on our upcoming series.  The show see’s 4 sets of holiday hosts battle it out to be named best value accommodation. We feature a variety of places to meet every budget such as hotels, pubs with rooms, B&B’s, guesthouses, glamping sites and self-catering cottages.   We are filming across North Wales in June 2022 and are looking for a range of accommodation types to feature on the show.  With everything that’s happened in the last two years, we want to help show off the best holiday stays and celebrate the re-opening of the […]