What is the Online Trading Voucher?
To support small Irish businesses to enhance their online trading presence. TRADING ONLINE VOUCHERS to the value of €2,500 (up to 90% of eligible costs up to the maximum of €2,500) are now available through a programme under the National Digital Strategy funded through the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources. The vouchers are delivered through each Local Enterprise Office across the country. The aim of the online trading voucher scheme is to help small businesses grow their sales, exports and ultimately jobs.
Who is eligible For An Online Trading Voucher?
The online trading voucher is targeted at businesses that have a limited online trading presence. They must have less than 10 employees and turnover less than €2million. Applicants must be registered in the County they apply for and trading for a minimum of 12 months.
Applicants for the Trading Online Voucher must attend the TOV Online Information Seminars, hosted at LEO offices which will be taking place across the country throughout 2020, served online via Zoom.
Note: ineligible projects include those with charitable status, commercial semi-state companies, ‘’not for profit’’ organisations, trade associations and company representation bodies such as Chambers of Commerce.
Companies can apply for seminars from their webpage on the links below.
Closing date for applications for businesses that have attended the Trading Online seminar will be towards the end of each month.
Remember to protect your data and check your privacy settings when joining any public hosted online event, to avoid Zoombombing.
Unfortunately, it has been reported that unscrupulous website companies are also joining these meetings and will breach GDPR regulations by contacting you using the chat, or scraping your email address from the webinar and will use that to contact you without your permission. Stay Safe.