How each region of Wales is working towards a common set of economic priorities. The Framework for North Wales has been informed by extensive engagement with stakeholders and has been fully endorsed for publication by the Economic Ambition Board. Further and final consideration, by the individual Local Authorities and other partners, will continue into January. https://gov.wales/written-statement-regional-economic-frameworks-publication
Like the scheme announced by the UK Government, the Welsh Government’s Retail, Leisure and Hospitality Rates Relief scheme will be capped at £110,000 per business across Wales. WG approach means that businesses in Wales will receive comparable support to that provided in other parts of the UK. https://gov.wales/written-statement-non-domestic-rates-relief-businesses-2022-23
Following a recent board meeting and correspondence with a number of members we are looking to establish a private sector advisory group on Sustainability within the Tourism & Hospitality Sector.If this is something of interest to you and you would like to be part of the group, please let us know by emailing email@example.com in order that we can include you on our database. We will be hosting an exploratory meeting on the 20th of January with venue and further details to be confirmed in the New Year.
Do you or someone you know run an inspirational small business that fits the bill for #TheSmallAwards then don’t miss out and apply for 2022! The judges will be looking for evidences of strong community engagement from small businesses whilst also looking for strong performance as an on-going business. The categories are: High Street Hero – best high street businessBricks and Clicks Award – best multi-channel small businessLegacy Award – best family businessSupply Chain Champion – best B2B businessNew Kid On The Block – best business start up (less than 18 months)Digital Star – best digital only businessHeart Of Gold – the business that contributes most to their communityAt Your […]
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. If you have any questions/queries please do not hesitate to contact us, by email (contacts below), social media channels, online chat on the Trade website or phone. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org with any issues etc you may have.Please also make sure that you are kept up to date with all the information as they happen by visiting our Trade site www.northwalestourism.com and following us on our NWTBiz social media platforms (facebook and […]
The Senedd Cymru Finance Committee is currently reviewing the ‘Welsh Government Budget Considerations’. The Wales Tourism Alliance will be presenting evidence to the committee and are therefore keen to hear your views particularly with regard to tourism industry training needs. Please see below link to their survey in order that they can provide an accurate representation of views: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/WBZR5ZM
A £45 million package of funding that will help small businesses across Wales to grow and support thousands of people to train to work in key sectors is being made available by the Welsh Government. Applications will need to be made direct to local authorities once their individual grant schemes open. Provisional timetable – open for applications in December 2021 with a closing date being 31st January 2022All projects will be subject to 50% match funding. Minimum grant award is £5k and maximum grant is £50kProjects must be completed and the grant funding claimed retrospectively no later than 20th August 2022, once the project is completed.The funding will be open to all […]
Go North Wales are working with DWP to gather feedback on what is required by the industry to assist with future recruitment challenges. As always, any information you provide will be kept confidentially and anonymously. Please see link to the survey below: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/MNPXTFY
Visit Wales have announced that there will be no charge for participation in their star quality grading scheme for accommodation and visitor attraction businesses for the foreseeable future (apart from where the costs for overnight grading visits and entry fees, use of food and drink outlets, etc. for tourist attraction assessments will need to be covered by the business). If you are a new business or if you were previously graded and would like to participate in quality grading once more, please email:email@example.comMore information about the grading scheme itself can be found at:https://businesswales.gov.wales/tourism/star-quality-grading
North Wales Police have recently launched North Wales Community Alert to improve engagement with our communities. North Wales Police are trying to share crime prevention advice, support and guidance as well as hear the views of the communities to enable them to understand any areas they feel would benefit from additional support.