Business Continuity Voucher: Open for applications
The new Business Continuity Voucher, available through Local Enterprise Offices, is designed for businesses across every sector that employ up to 50 people.
The voucher is worth up to €2,500 in third party consultancy costs and can be used by companies and sole traders to develop short-term and long-term strategies to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The goal is to help companies make informed decisions about what immediate measures and remedial actions should be taken, to protect staff and sales.
If your application is successful, a qualified expert will be selected by your Local Enterprise Office to work with you on your business continuity plans. The value of this service is up to a maximum of €2,500.
* Please note This scheme is not suitable for clients of Enterprise Ireland, IDA or Údarás na Gaeltachta. Client companies of Enterprise Ireland, IDA or Údarás na Gaeltachta should contact their relevant agency, which have other suitable supports in place. This is a restricted scheme with ordinarily one voucher available per business
APPLICATIONS: STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE
To apply for a Business Continuity Voucher, please DOWNLOAD the application form and SAVE IT to your desktop, laptop or tablet computer. For the PDF version, please open the application form using Adobe Acrobat or an equivalent PDF reader. If you don’t have Adobe Acrobat, you’ll find links below.
Here’s the application form in PDF format
Here’s the application form in Microsoft Word format
Please type your answers into the spaces provided and remember to SAVE any changes you make.
When completed, please E-MAIL your application form directly to your Local Enterprise Office, as an attachment to your e-mail.
Every Local Enterprise Office has its own e-mail address and you’ll find these addresses here
Your Local Enterprise Office will acknowledge your e-mail. After an assessment has taken place, they will let you know if your application has been successful.
If you’d like to discuss your application with your Local Enterprise Office at any stage, you’ll find their telephone number and e-mail address here
If you’d like to download Adobe Acrobat software, here are links to external websites:
For PCs and Apple Mac: https://get.adobe.com/reader/otherversions/