Next Tourism Generation

PLANED and the Tourism Society Cymru have teamed up with the Next Tourism Generation (NTG) Next Tourism Generation project based at Cardiff Metropolitan University inviting young people and students from across Wales to pitch their best ideas for the future of tourism in Wales. The competition is inviting students enrolled on further and higher education courses that have a component relating to tourism and travel, hospitality, events, heritage, and food and beverage to pitch innovative ideas for the sector to leading industry representatives. The competition is launched this week. For full details please visit: English-A4-poster-11.20Download Welsh-A4-poster-11.20Download

How to Adapt Now Webinar – Wednesday 25th November at 12 noon

A webinar on how independent accommodation providers can adjust their offering to be ready to satisfy the new demands of guests in 2021. Eviivo will be joined by Alistair Handyside of the Professional Association of Self-Caterers UK, Stuart Mills, founder of, plus experienced property owners, and David Weston of the B&B Association for the latest updates on Government support for the sector. More information can be found on

Brexit and Beyond: Preparing for the end of the Transition Period – Wednesday 25th Nov. 4.30 -6pm

On the 31 January 2020, Britain left the EU. Since then, we’ve been in the transition period – remaining in both the EU customs union and the single market. When this period draws to a close on 31 December, UK businesses will need to prepare for a post-Brexit Britain. We know that businesses are facing a great deal of uncertainty. With that in mind, it’s important that all businesses get ready for the end of the transition period, even if you think the change won’t affect you. To help you prepare, Barclays would like to invite you to their regional ‘Brexit and Beyond’ event. In this virtual clinic, they’ll guide […]

Support Local This Christmas

Calling all North Wales Businesses We want to showcase all the wonderful delights that we have here in North Wales by encouraging local residents to support local. We are offering a free listing on our website to all types of businesses with seasonal offerings, including christmas gift ideas, arts and crafts, food and drink, decorations, gift/days out vouchers and lots more. To run alongside the website listing we will also be running a support local campaign at the start of December across our social media channels. The aim is to help boost the local economy and provide a platform to help local independent businesses promote themselves and their products in […]

Wales Culture Recovery Fund – Freelancer Fund Phase 3

PHASE 3 OF THE FUND FOR ALL APPLICATIONS IN EVERY LOCAL AUTHORITY WILL OPEN ON MONDAY 23 NOVEMBER AT 10AM. Following high demand for funding support across the arts and cultural sectors a further £10.7 million will be made available to support organisations and individuals during the pandemic. The funding will be used to open a third phase of the successful Freelancer Fund which will see a further £3.5 million being made available nationwide across all local authority areas. Phase 3 of the Freelancer Fund will open for applications at 10am on Monday 23 November 2020. The fund will support freelancers who work in the following sectors: The ArtsArts and […]

HMRC: Do you have employees working from home because of COVID-19?

If you have asked your employees to work at home because of COVID-19 then they may have additional expenses. If you’ve not reimbursed your employees, they can claim tax relief on £6 per week or £26 per month for these extra costs. If they want to claim more, they must provide HMRC with evidence to support their claim. You can find more details on the

Copy of Press Release from Mark Isherwood MS

Minister urged to engage with North Wales Businesses before any future lockdowns With a survey showing that 39% of tourism, hospitality, retail and leisure businesses in North Wales would cease trading if there were any further national or local lockdowns, MS for the region Mark Isherwood, the Shadow Minister for North Wales, has called on the Economy Minister to engage with them before making any decisions in the future. Questioning the Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales, Ken Skates MS, in the Welsh Parliament this afternoon over the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on businesses in North Wales, Mr Isherwood highlighted the concerning results of the survey conducted by […]