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COVID 19 and Small Businesses - Updates from Kildare Head of Enterprise


Update: Trading Online Voucher Scheme

The current Trading Online Voucher scheme was launched in April 2020 in response to COVID 19. LEO  Kildare has experienced significant response to this e-commerce support and at the moment we have received applications in excess of our current allocation of vouchers.

As a result of this, we are pausing the scheme and not in a position to accept any further applications until we receive notification of a further allocation.

We regret this situation and will advise as soon as possible when we are in a position to accept applications subject to receiving further funding.

Please note that we still have further supports available, including mentoring providing you with free 1 to 1 advice. For clients already booked on to the training sessions we have been in touch directly.

Applications for the RESTART Grant can be found on the Kildare County Council website here. 

With the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ireland, we are facing a challenge that is unprecedented in modern history. It is also fair to say, however, that we as a people are rising to that challenge and working together as we attempt to stem the worst of this crisis.

New supports are being announced regularly. To help you with some practicalities and to keep you informed of the evolving situation we will continue to provide updates.

In addition we will continue to provide a panel of experts to assist with all your queries at 045 980838 or via email at localenterprise@kildarecoco.ie

This too will pass ,Stay safe ,

Jacqui Mc Nabb Head of Enterprise Kildare County Council 

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08/06/2020Trading Online Voucher Seminar - Live Online - June 8th... Book online
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