Gwynedd Business Support Bulletin 17.02.2021

Sport Wales: Sport Sector Private Provider Fund closes Friday 19 February 2021

The new Sport Sector Private Provider Fund is now open to help private and commercial providers impacted by the pandemic. The fund is for private and commercial providers who directly deliver physical activity opportunities to the public in Wales. Applications to the Sport Sector Private Providers Fund will close at 4:00pm on 19 February 2021. For more information, go to:

UK Government announces £20 million SME Brexit Support Fund

The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster announced a £20 million SME Brexit Support Fund to help small businesses with changes to trade rules with the EU. Traders will be able to apply for a grant of up to £2,000 to pay for practical support for importing and exporting. The fund will help businesses to prepare for the implementation of import controls which come into force from April and July. For more information, go to:

‘Green shoots’ vision announced for food and drink industry post-Covid

The Welsh Government has announced a future strategic vision for the food and drink industry as it sets its sights, over the coming years, to be a world leader in sustainability. Leading food and drink figures are set to join forces with Welsh Government as they outline plans to place sustainable practices at the heart of the industry’s post-Covid recovery agenda. For more information, go to:

Lessons Learnt from C-19 & Looking Towards the Future event 18 February 2021

A joint North Wales Creative, Creative Wales and Gwynedd Council Community Arts event, ‘Looking Towards the Future’, will be held at 9:30am – 11:00am on 18 February 2021.

On the panel will be:

  • Geraint Evans, S4C
  • Siân Eirian, Eisteddfod yr Urdd
  • Siân Gale, CULT Cymru
  • Kev Tame, AM Cymru
  • Colin Heron, Wrexham Glynd┼Ár University

Book your ticket here:

Regional Recovery 2021 – Business Summit 24th Feb 2021 (Online)

Business Summit covering the latest investments, plans and supports on economic recovery for the North Wales and Mersey Dee area. Presentations from the Mersey Dee Alliance, Welsh Government, North Wales Economic Ambition Board, Cheshire & Warrington LEP and Growth Track 360. This free event online, on 24 February from 10:00am to 3:00pm, includes Q&A and follow up business input. To register, go to:

Welsh Government Local Broadband Fund: Information event for social enterprises 2 March 2021

The Welsh Government have made £10 million available to support social enterprises and local authorities to deliver broadband projects locally. Funding is available for projects that deliver innovative broadband solutions to communities and parts of Wales which do not currently have access to 30Mbps broadband speeds. By attending this information session you will be able to find out more about the fund and the opportunities that could be available to you and your communities. For more information about this virtual event, to be held from 10:00am – 12:30pm on 2 March 2021, and to register, go to:

FSB Free Webinars

  • Referral Marketing: 24 February 2021, 11:00am – 12:00pm
  • Time Management: 1 March 2021, 10:00am – 11:00am
  • An introduction to the Money and Pensions Service 2021: 4 March 2021, 12:00pm – 1:00pm

For more information, and to register, go to:

FSB Wales Twitter account:

RCS Wellbeing Webinars

During the Covid-19 crisis, RCS are delivering a series of free webinars offering expert guidance to employers on how to support staff at this most challenging of times, and tips and tools for employees on looking after mental and physical wellbeing. For more information regarding upcoming webinars, go to:

More useful information is available from:

Gwynedd Council – Business Support

Gwynedd Business Network

Business Wales


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