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The Local Enterprise Office is Offering a €2,500 Business Continuity Voucher


Do you and your staff need access to the office from home?

The Local Enterprise Office is offering a new Business Continuity Voucher for businesses, to keep them functioning properly during this period. The voucher funds 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‘.

This means that your business will be able to receive assistance from IT vendors, in advising the setting up of remote access to your office, as well as providing the correct documentation and system security.

The intention of the Local Enterprise Office is to help businesses to be informed and make decisions about what measures must be taken for the continuity of their business. In order to receive the grant, your company must employ up to a maximum of 50 people.

According to the Local Enterprise Office, ‘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’.

You can find the steps to apply for the Business Continuity Voucher here on the Local Enterprise Office website.

ITM Tech can provide the following advice and assistance to Businesses to continue trading through the crisis:

1. Delivery of Remote and secure working solutions.

2. Documentation and policies on remote working.

3. Security review of the current working environment.

4. Harnessing various cloud solutions to meet the needs of a more agile workforce.

5. Review of workflow and document management procedures.

Contact us today at 045 831148 if you have any questions about this process.