Online Trading Voucher

What is an Online Trading Voucher?

With the trend ever increasing towards online spending it is estimated that only 23% of SME's are engaged in any meaningful way in eCommerce sales. For businesses employing less than 10 people this percentage can be even lower. In order to support the goal of increasing online business sales the Department of Communcations, Energy & Natural Resources have teamed up with the Local Enterprise Offices to provide Online Trading Vouchers.

To support small businesses to enhance their online trading presence Online Trading Vouchers to the value of €2,500 are now available under the National Digital Strategy funded through the Department of Communications, Energy & Natural Resources and delivered through the Local Enterprise Office, Limerick.

Who is Eligible?

The vouchers are targeted at businesses that have a limited online trading presence, less than 10 employees, turnover less than €2million, applicants must be registered and trading for a minimum of 12 months.

Note ineligible projects inlcude those with charitable status, commercial semi-state companies,"not for profit" organisations, trade associations and company representation bodies such as Chambers of Commerce.

For further information see Online Trading Voucher 

Download Application form here Trading Online Voucher -Word .docx (size 381.3 KB)

Website Development guide available here Website Development Guidelines.docx (size 1.5 MB)