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£100 Million Development Bank of Wales Coronavirus Loan Scheme is already fully subscribed too …

The Covid-19 Wales Business Loan Scheme is fully subscribed after more than 1,500 applications were received in just over one week. The £100 million scheme was launched by the First Minister on Monday 30 March as part of the Welsh Government’s £500 million Economic Resilience Fund to support businesses in dealing with coronavirusoutbreak. The first loans were approved within three days of the fund launch, with the first loans reaching applicants by the end of last week. The Development Bank, which manages the scheme, will be ensuring approved funds reach businesses as quickly as possible so support can get to those businesses facing
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This week’s international Speakers and Online Networking with IntrobiZ

Good afternoon,   We hope you had a great weekend!   We’d like to thank over 65 companies who logged on to our two online networking events last week to network face to face. The first was held   Online networking is going strong, so make sure you familiarise yourself with our upcoming events. If you’re unsure whether online networking is for you, here are some key facts and considerations:   – – – – – – –   Our online networking events take place through the platform, Zoom. If you’re unsure about how to use the platform or if
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Latest Business Wales News… #WelshBiz

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. 3 April 2020 Finance | Starting up | Marketing | Skills & Training | Business Ideas & Innovation | IT £500 million Economic Resilience Fund launched for Wales The Welsh Government has announced a new £500 million fund to provide extra support to the Welsh economy, businesses and charities experiencing a sharp drop in trading as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Find out more here… Coronavirus: latest information and business support The latest on the business support available, from business rate relief, business grants, support for the self-employed, access to finance to the support available for employees. Find out
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Morning Motivation – Positive Coronavirus News #PositiveCoronavirusNews

If you ever feel like Giving Up, with whatever it is, or you require some motivation, please feel free to call me. I’m available on: 07960872549 in the UK (0044) and am always happy to chat! Business News Coronavirus News Positive Coronavirus News and Sports News from Mike Armstrong – See https://mikearmstrong.me/news For Business Advice follow the link or visit one of our Blogs: Entrepreneur Zone | King of Marketing | The Voice of Social Media | Networking Grapevine | British Business News |
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Two More Great Online Business Networking Zoom Events, today…

First off was another great online business networking event with Motivational speaker, Coach and Paralympics Gold Medalist and World Champion Danny Crates. That event from 9am till 11am, was then followed by my daily dose of business support and online networking with The Outstanding Network. Today’s two speakers were Donna Mcloughlin and Anne Canavan.
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Another Fantastic day of Zoom Online Business Networking – 3 Events in one day!

Had a great time networking online at the Introbiz Swansea Networking and Masterclass Event this morning from 8.30am until 11am. It was great … Another Fantastic day of Zoom Online Business Networking (2 Events down, 1 to go)! The 3rd event of the day was the Introbiz Online Masterclass Event with Peter Wilcock, which was brilliant too. The ex COO of Virgin Media and Author of Camel in the Tent, talked about his Sales history and his broadband history. He talked about team building, mindset and how in the early days at Comcast, he employed people with the right mind
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Gratitude – 10 Reasons to be Grateful for those who are currently Self Isolating – #PositiveCornovirusNews

For those who are self isolating and are depressed in down and need a pick me up, try practicing gratitude. Change your perspective on the situation and rather than looking at what you’ve lost from the current change of conditions in our external environment and think about what you have gained in your immediate, local to you external environment (the place where you are currently self isolating) and in your internal environment (“from your skin in” – a recent quote that I have learnt to describe the internal you). If you can flip the perspective and look at the positive
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Another Fantastic day of Zoom Online Business Networking (2 Events down, 1 to go)!

Had a great time networking online at the Introbiz Swansea Networking and Masterclass Event this morning from 8.30am until 11am. It was great listening too and Intereacting with Marianne Petifor from Frogmore Consulting this morning and hearing what she had to say and teach. Another fab event from Introbiz as per usual 👍😎 It was also great to catch up with some old contacts and make some new ones. I also once again really enjoyed the Online Business Support and Networking Event hosted by Pat Slattery and his The Outstanding Business Network at 11am until 1pm which runs daily. I
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Positive Welsh Business News – #PositiveCoronavirusNews

New £500m Economic Resilience Fund Launched For Wales The fund will support firms of all sizes, including social enterprises By Rhys Gregory On Mar 30, 2020 Last updated Mar 31, 2020 0 Comments Photo credit: Matthew Horwood  ShareFacebookTwitter First Minister Mark Drakeford has today announced a new £500m fund to provide extra support to the Welsh economy, businesses and charities experiencing a sharp drop in trading as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. 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
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Morning Motivation for those self isolating, working on the front line or anyone else who needs it – #PositiveCoronavirusNews

If you ever feel like Giving Up, with whatever it is, or you require some motivation, please feel free to call me. I’m available on: 07960872549 in the UK (0044) and am always happy to chat! Business News Coronavirus News Positive Coronavirus News and Sports News from Mike Armstrong – See https://mikearmstrong.me/news For Business Advice follow the link or visit one of our Blogs: Entrepreneur Zone | King of Marketing | The Voice of Social Media | Networking Grapevine | British Business News |
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Another Great Online Business Networking and Support Event with The Outstanding Network.

Again I really enjoyed the Online Business Support and Networking Event hosted by Pat Slattery and his The Outstanding Business Network. Two more inspirational stories from Inspirational people. Thanks to Jennifer Byrne and Anthony Dolan. It’s great to be a part of such a great Network as The Outstanding Network, in-fact its Outstanding!
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Royal Mint changed Tac and making Covid-19 Visors for NHS – Positive Coronavirus News #PositiveCoronavirusNews

Credit: Royal Mint The Royal Mint has begun mass manufacturing medical visors to protect frontline NHS staff from coronavirus. Based in Llantrisant, engineers at The Royal Mint developed a medically approved visor design which they can produce thousands of each day.  The first batch of visors are already in use at The Royal Glamorgan Hospital in south Wales.  Health care workers have expressed concern over the amount of PPEavailable to them, despite Welsh Government reassurance that there is enough to go around.  The Royal Mint, usually known for making money and coins, are turning their focus to helping protect people against COVID-19
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Morning Motivation – Positive Coronavirus News #PositiveCoronavirusNews

Business News Coronavirus News Positive Coronavirus News and Sports News from Mike Armstrong – See https://mikearmstrong.me/news For Business Advice follow the link or visit one of our Blogs: Entrepreneur Zone | King of Marketing | The Voice of Social Media | Networking Grapevine | British Business News |
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Had a great time Online Business Networking over the past three day…

It’s been an incredible 3 days of Online Business Networking for me with 4 Events in 3 days. First on Wednesday evening was the #Introbiz @Introbiz Cardiff, South Wales & Global #OnlineNetworking #Masterclass Events with Sharon Lechter @sharonlechter Then it was the Thursday morning’s online Business Networking & Masterclass event with Introbiz Swansea & West Wales @IntrobizW and Marianne Pettifor @MariannePettif4 Friday morning then saw two online Business Networking Events: The first being another Introbiz Event, this time Featuring former Apprentice finalist, Jess Cunningham @TheProdigalFox This was followed by an online Business Networking Event with Pat Slattery @slatteryp and his
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FREE SUPPORT for Business Owners / Entrepreneurs or Home Workers…

Whilst the current climate is happening I am looking to offer FREE SUPPORT for people who are self isolating or struggling in Business! Hi Fellow Business Owner, Entrepreneur, Home Workers or Self Isolator – I offer Business Growth, Business Optimisation and Sales & Marketing Strategy & Services to Business Owners and Entrepreneurs and I also used to be a corporate sales manager/director and am used to motivating and supporting a team. During these tough times I want to support as many of my contacts, LinkedIn connections and wider business community colleagues with any Help, Advice, Ideas, Support, Motivation or Problem
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Morning Motivation – #MikeArmstrongQuotes – Positive Coronavirus News #PositiveCoronavirusNews

What are you going to do today to help you to achieve your short, medium and long term goals. If your stuck at home self isolating then here’s some tips that can always help you to get better and work towards successfully achieving your goals! Upskill – Do Online Courses or watch some YouTube videos and learn some new skills. Educate yourself – Read Some Books or listen to some audio from others who have already achieved the goals that you are trying to achieve and get some advice! Exercise – What ever goals your trying to achieve, being fit
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Latest News on EU Funds In Wales

      FAQs on the impact of Coronavirus In response to the UK Government and Public Health Wales (PHW) advice on the coronavirus (COVID 19), please see guidance for project managers delivering EU-funded projects in these challenging times. Please keep checking the website for the latest information. News headlines Chwarae Teg secures £6m EU funds The funding will extend the organisation’s career development programme to 2023, supporting women in Wales to progress their careers, and assisting businesses to implement equality strategies and modern working practices.   Your views wanted on the future of Regional Investment in Wales The Welsh
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Coronavirus: Electricians and plumbers said they continue to work in private homes despite the blockade

Electricians, plumbers, decorators and handymen were told to continue working in people’s private homes despite the coronavirus blockade. The … Coronavirus: Electricians and plumbers said they continue to work in private homes despite the blockade
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Managing a new home-based workforce

As the nation’s workforce picks up its laptop and heads home to work for the foreseeable future, are you as an employer prepared for how to manage … Managing a new home-based workforce
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Upcoming Online Business Networking Webinar Events…

paulsmolinski from Introbiz says:🔥Surround yourself with successful people in business. 👊 See some of the #Introbiz upcoming online networking webinar events! Over the next 2 weeks Introbiz have 4 exclusive online business networking events with top business entrepreneurs for you to choose from! 💥TOMORROW💥 Wednesday 25th March, 7pm-8:30pm🔹Introbiz FREE Global Webinar Masterclass with Q&A from co author and founder of ‘Rich Dad Poor Dad’, Sharon Lechter – a 7 times New York Times Best Selling Author. Friday 27th March, from 7:30am-9:30am🔹Introbiz Online Networking Webinar with Q&A Apprentice Star and successful business women, Jessica Cunningham. Wednesday 1st April, 7pm-9pm🔹Introbiz FREE Global
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Contactless card limit to rise to £45 from £30 next week after limits on cash shopping to help stop coronavirus

THE limit for in-store contactless payments is rising to £45, from £30, next week. This is to try and help people to limit physical contact to fight … Contactless card limit to rise to £45 from £30 next week after limits on cash shopping to help stop coronavirus
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More details on the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)…

Further details have emerged for the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) which is designed to assist qualifying businesses during these unprecedented times. The Scheme aims to support long-term viable businesses who may need to respond to cash-flow pressures by seeking additional finance.  The loan will be provided by the British Business Bank through participating providers during the Covid-19 outbreak. Full details of the CBILS scheme can be found here – but the main criteria are: Loan facilities of up to £5m 80% of the lenders risk is covered Repayment terms up to 6 years for term loans and asset finance, but
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