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Wales lockdown: Businesses affected by Covid offered grants

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cafes and bars are particularly feeling the strain of having fewer customers Businesses in Wales will be offered £140m in grants, Economy Minister Ken Skates has said. Nearly two-thirds of Wales’ population will be under lockdown when new restrictions are imposed at 18:00 BST. Neath Port Talbot (NPT), Torfaen and Vale of Glamorgan will… Read more →

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Coronavirus: NI employers are offered apprentice cash support

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The number of apprentices in NI has fallen sharply as a result of Covid-19 Employers will be paid up to £3,700 for each apprentice worker they train and retain under a new Department for the Economy (DfE) scheme. Apprentices “earn and learn”, combining on-the-job training with study for a qualification. However, many firms stopped… Read more →