Cultural Recovery Fund Phase 2 grant

Applications for the Cultural Recovery Fund Phase 2 are now open and will close on the 20 April 2021 at 5pm. The timing for the Fund for freelancers will be announced separately. The funding is to cover the period from 1 April 2021 to 30 September 2021. Use the Eligibility Checker now to review the criteria prior to applying.

Moving Wales into Alert Level 3: First Minister sets out plans to further relax COVID restrictions

The First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford, is today setting out a series of measures that will take Wales fully into Alert Level 3 by 17th May, subject to public health conditions remaining favourable. Should public health conditions remain favourable, from Monday 12th April, the following relaxations can go ahead:  The full return of children to schools for face-to-face education, all post-16 learners will return to further education and training centres, and university campus’ will be able to open for blended face-to-face/online learning for all students; All remaining shops can reopen, completing the phased reopening of non-essential retail; All remaining close contact services can open, including mobile services; Travel restrictions on traveling into and […]

Go North Wales Tourism April Trade News

We appreciate that it remains to be an extremely difficult, worrying and complex time for many businesses and individuals across North Wales with the COVID-19 pandemic but please remember that we are here to support you. We continue to monitor the circumstances as they are developing and also continue to engage with MPs and MSs, lobbying on issues on your behalf and making sure your voice is heard. We’ve also continued to carry out activities in preparation to when restrictions are lifted through: Attendance at Virtual Exhibitions and Trade Shows,Organising of webinars covering topics on marketing and digital, customer care, revenue management;Lobbying on issues affecting the industryConducting Press and PR […]

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme fourth grant

The fourth grant will be available from late April 2021 until 31 May 2021. If you are eligible, HMRC will contact you in mid-April to give you your personal claim date. This will be the date that you can make your claim from. More information is available on the link below

Cultural Recovery Fund Grant

The aim of this second phase of funding is to protect sustainable cultural sector businesses and organisations and as many jobs in the sector as possible. The sector includes theatres, music venues, recording and rehearsal spaces, heritage attractions, heritage organisations, museums, libraries, galleries, archives, independent cinemas, comedy venues and events. The funding is to cover the period from 1 April 2021 to 30 September 2021. The Fund will be open for applications from the week beginning 6 April and close on the 20 April. The timing for the Fund for freelancers will be announced separately. Use the eligibility checker –

Revenue Management

Andrea Knox from Knox Commercial & Insolvency Solicitors and Jeremy Salisbury from Salisburys Chartered Accountant recently hosted a webinar on Revenue Management as part of its second session of Re-igniting the North Wales Visitor Economy series of events. During the session, areas covered included Cash Flow Management – debtor management and avoiding bad debts in the first place. You can now view the recording of the webinar here Contact Details for the speakers: Andrea Knox, Knox Commercial & Insolvency SolicitorsTel: 03330093274Email: Jeremy Salisburys, Salisburys Chartered AccountantsTel: 01745 583 606Email:

Regional and Local Tourism Profiles

A summary of key tourism statistics at regional and local levels for 2017-2019 is available on the Welsh Government website. These reports bring together findings from key tourism surveys, with additional analysis by region and local authority areas within Wales. tourism-profile-wales-local-authorities-2011-19Download tourism-profile-north-wales-2017-2019Download tourism-profile-mid-wales-2017-2019Download