Covid-19 support for businesses

Published on 19th March 2020

Support and advice for businesses across the island is available to help firms navigate the current challenges.

In these unprecedented times InterTradeIreland continues to offer its full range of supports. We realise however the immense challenges that face the business community and we will endeavour to be as flexible and supportive to you as you navigate your way through this uncertainty.

Businesses currently on any of our support programmes should feel free to contact their ITI representative immediately to discuss flexible arrangements that may help you complete the programme. We will be in contact with each of you over the next number of days to work with and assist you. We are working on additional supports and will keep you updated as they become available.

The governments in Ireland, Northern Ireland and the United Kingdom have launched unprecedented support packages. For more information on what is available see the links below:


Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation

Workplace Protection and Retention Scheme

Enterprise Ireland 

Ireland Government Supports

Northern Ireland

Department for the Economy 

NI Business Info 

UK Government Supports

Temporary Relaxation of the Enforcement of EU Drivers’ Hours Rules


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