Covid-19 Trading Online Voucher Scheme

Covid-19 Trading Online Voucher Scheme

Covid-19 Trading Online Voucher Scheme

Last week, the Government announced changes to the Trading Online Voucher Scheme to better help small business get through these uncertain times arising from Covid-19.

The changes saw funding increased from €2.3million to €5.6million, with companies now also able to apply for a second voucher.

What are Trading Online Vouchers and What Changes Were Made To Improve This New Scheme For Use During Covid-19?

  • Online Trading Vouchers are grants of up to €2500* for small businesses to develop or enhance their ability to trade online.

  • As stated, businesses who previously availed of a Voucher under the original Scheme, can now apply for a second Voucher if they need to upgrade their ecommerce capabilities further

  • Requirements for co-funding of applications received is now reduced from 50% to 10%

  • Drawdown for new Vouchers can now be in two instalments

  • Subscriptions to low-cost online retail platform solutions are eligible under the Scheme, allowing quick establishment of an online retailing presence

    *Terms and Conditions Apply

Click for More Information on This New Trading Online Voucher Scheme

 

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