Eligibility checker for hospitality, leisure and tourism fund goes live Friday 11 December

Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism businesses impacted by latest coronavirus restrictions can now find out how much they can expect to receive from the latest round of Welsh Government’s business support package. A new eligibility checker and calculator will be live on the Business Wales website from 10am on Friday 11 December to help businesses work out what support they can expect to qualify for. Guidance will also be available for firms to help them through the application process for the Sector Specific Fund which will open during the week of 11 January. https://gov.wales/eligibility-checker-hospitality-leisure-and-tourism-fund-goes-live

Flexible Skills Programme

Is your business success constrained by current skills within your business? Is your business considering a new business opportunity, new technology, an expansion plan and growth? Our programmes may be able to help you with financial support towards upskilling your staff. We currently have specific programmes to help: develop advanced digital skills;address export related skills challengessupport skills gaps in the Engineering and Manufacturing SectorUpskilling in the Compound Seminconductor sector and its supply chainsupport skills gaps and upskilling in the Creative Sectorsupport skills gaps and upskilling in the Tourism and Hospitality SectorRecruiting an IT or Engineering graduate Who is Eligible: Your business must be based in Wales, solvent and you must […]

Webinar with What3Words – The simplest way to talk about location

Street addresses weren’t designed for 2020. They aren’t accurate enough to specify precise locations, such as building entrances, and don’t exist for parks and many rural areas. what3words has divided the world into 3 metre squares and given each square a unique combination of three words. It’s the easiest way to find and share exact locations. Snowdon peak, for example, can be found at ///super.ultra.enhancement. The free what3words app and website are used across the whole of the UK and around the globe. Lizzie, who’s in the partnerships team at what3words, will give an intro to the concept and give examples of how it’s being used in the tourism industry. […]

Transforming Towns programme to provide funding boost for towns and businesses across Wales

Ahead of Small Business Saturday, the Deputy Minister for Housing and Local Government has announced a £10 million funding boost for town centres, under the £90 million Transforming Towns programme, to support businesses and increase vibrancy and footfall in towns across Wales. https://gov.wales/transforming-towns-programme-provide-funding-boost-towns-and-businesses-across-wales