Coronavirus COVID-19. Directory of business support resources
Updated 06.04.2020-08:39 FinTech Wales have created a one-stop shop to quickly guide and direct you on support and help for FinTech and Financial Services businesses impacted by the Coronavirus COVID-19 event.
Welsh Gov C19 funding update
The Economic Resilience Fund aims to plug the gaps in the support schemes already announced by the UK Government, including the Job Retention Scheme and the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme, which will guarantee 80% of people’s wages and income. The new £500 million Welsh fund will support firms of all sizes, including social enterprises, with a focus on those which have not already benefited from the coronavirus grants already announced by Welsh Government.
COVID-19 FinTech business preparedness
The UK Fintech national network is collating information to feed into UK Government and regulators around business support during COVID-19. Please take time to fill this in as it's the direct route for UK fintech lobbying
Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme - OPEN
Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme is now OPEN
Wage Support package
Latest on the wage support package that is being offered by the UK Government, and a request for feedback from Welsh Government
HMRC update for businesses and employees
HMRC update from the UK Government on COVID-19
SME COVID-19 support available
British Business Bank coordinates support for UK and Wales SMEs to mitigate the impact of Coronavirus COVID-19
Wales Start-Up Awards 2020
The Wales Start-Up Awards are held every year in partnership with the Depot, Cardiff's premier events venue where the start-up community can come together in an informal and relaxed atmosphere (strictly no black tie!) to celebrate the best of Welsh entrepreneurship.
InfoSecurity Europe. The Welsh Government intend to exhibit at InfoSec at Olympia, London 2-4 June 2020 and are looking for Welsh companies to join them.