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Covid-19 Trading Online Voucher

As of 8th April, the government made a number of business supports available, due to the economic impact of Covid-19. One of these supports is the Trading Online Voucher.

Does my business qualify?

This is available for all business sectors that have;

  • up to 10 employees
  • have little or no online presence
  • turnover is less than €2m
  • Trading for at least 6 months

Its purpose is to assist companies with the process to trade more online. This will enable these companies to increase sales and reach new clients/customers due to the impact of Covid-19.

What financial support is available?

Financial support of up to €2,500 with 10% funding from company is available for training and advice to help your business trade online.

What can we use vouchers for?

Vouchers can be used towards IT consultation;

  • Development/Upgrade of website
  • Implementation of online payment facilities and/or booking systems
  • Software
  • App development
  • Developing & Implementing marketing strategies
  • Training
  • Costs associated with online retail platforms subscriptions
  • Online Advertising costs (conditions apply)
  • Professional Photography (conditions apply)

Businesses that have already applied for the Trading Online Voucher, can apply for a second voucher if upgrades are required.

An application can be made for this voucher, through www.localenterprise.ie

While you are here, Read more of our Covid-19 update blogs here

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