Lockdown Discretionary Grant

The Welsh Government has launched the Lockdown Discretionary Grant as part of the Lockdown Business Fund to help businesses survive the economic consequences of the national firebreak lockdown. To be eligible for the grant you must: Have been trading before 1 September 2020Have one or more of the followingUnique Taxpayer Reference (UTR) NumberVAT Registration Number … Continue reading Lockdown Discretionary Grant

Lockdown Non-Domestic Rate Grant

The Welsh Government has launched the Lockdown Non-Domestic Grant as part of the Lockdown Business Fund to help businesses survive the economic consequences of the national firebreak lockdown. There are two different categories of support. Retail, leisure or hospitality businesses that occupy a property with a rateable value between £12,001 and £51,000 If you have … Continue reading Lockdown Non-Domestic Rate Grant

How to Apply for the Lockdown Business Fund

This post was originally published in 27 October 2020 and was updated on 28 October 2020 for freshness, accuracy and comprehensiveness. There are two grants available under the Lockdown Business Fund, the Lockdown Non-Domestic Rate grant and the Lockdown Discretionary grant. You can apply for both grants by accessing your Local Authority website below: AngleseyBlaenau … Continue reading How to Apply for the Lockdown Business Fund

Lockdown Business Fund

This post was originally published in 27 October 2020 and was updated on 28 October 2020 for freshness, accuracy and comprehensiveness. The Lockdown Business Fund has been created to provide financial support to businesses that are facing operational and financial challenges caused by the national lockdown. The purpose of the fund is to support businesses … Continue reading Lockdown Business Fund

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

The Government recognises the continued impact that coronavirus is having on the self-employed and has taken action to provide further support. The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) has been extended to provide critical support in the form of two grants, each available for three-month periods covering November 2020 to January 2021 and February 2021 to … Continue reading Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

Job Support for Employers Who Are Facing a Decrease in Demand (JSS Open)

If your business is open but you are facing a decrease in demand due to the coronavirus, you may be eligible for support through the Job Support Scheme (JSS). There are two phases to the JSS: JSS Open - For businesses that are operating but facing decreased demand.JSS Closed - For businesses that are legally … Continue reading Job Support for Employers Who Are Facing a Decrease in Demand (JSS Open)

Is There a Coronavirus Grant Available for Childcare Providers?

Childcare providers including child minders, nurseries, cylch meithrin, crèches and out of school clubs can apply for up to £5,000 to cover loss of income between 1 April 2020 to 30 June 2020. To be eligible, you need to be registered with Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW). You cannot get the grant if you have successfully applied … Continue reading Is There a Coronavirus Grant Available for Childcare Providers?

Can I Apply for a Grant Through the Kickstart Scheme?

Any organisation, regardless of size, can apply for funding through the Kickstart Scheme. The job placements created with Kickstart funding must be new jobs. They must not: replace existing or planned vacanciescause existing employees or contractors to lose or reduce their employment The roles you are applying for must be: a minimum of 25 hours … Continue reading Can I Apply for a Grant Through the Kickstart Scheme?

How Do I Find a Kickstart Gateway to Apply for the Kickstart Scheme?

If you’re creating fewer than 30 job placements, a Kickstart gateway can act on your behalf and apply for a Kickstart Scheme grant for you. They will: gather information from you about the job placements you’d like to offeruse this information to submit an online application on behalf of a group of employerspass on the … Continue reading How Do I Find a Kickstart Gateway to Apply for the Kickstart Scheme?

What Is the Kickstart Scheme?

The Kickstart Scheme provides eligible employers with funding to create new 6-month job placements for young people who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment. The job placements should support the participants to develop the skills and experience they need to find work after completing the scheme. This is part of … Continue reading What Is the Kickstart Scheme?