New lockdown measures are being introduced in Northern Ireland in a bid to curb the spread of Covid-19. The Northern Ireland Executive will meet on Turesday 5th January 2021 to approve these new restrictions in addition to those already in place.
Business and Financial Planning Grant (BFPG) is open to all micro and small or medium-sized businesses in Northern Ireland that are Invest NI customers, or operating in manufacturing, construction, professional services, information and communication, or science and technology.
The Job Support Scheme is designed to protect viable jobs in businesses who are facing lower demand over the winter months due to Covid-19, to help keep their employees attached to the workforce.
The Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency released The Labour Force Survey (LFS) estimates on August 11th. They indicated the following key points:
Businesses have been asking the SME Support Forum about the self-employment grant that you will be getting in August, so we wanted to update you on Phase 2 of the Self Employed Income Support Scheme.