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COVID-19 ACTIVITY PAGE
We’re updating our ‘Visit Cardiff from home’ page daily with all of your activities. Whether it’s a new takeaway menu, an online shop, interactive / downloadable classroom materials or a digital tour of your venue, don’t forget to keep us updated!
We include a link to this page in every public e-newsletter that we send. Make sure to subscribe to the mailing list so you don’t miss out.
Click here to view our latest edition.
GRANT APPLICATION NOW OPEN
We’re reaching out to Visit Cardiff members with regards to the current COVID-19 situation. You are probably already aware of the support out there, but we just want to make sure you have as much information as possible.
Please find links below to a chart detailing the different support schemes for retail, leisure or hospitality businesses. There is also an FAQs document that explains in more detail who can apply etc.
In addition to the linked attachments, the Welsh Government has announced further grant support for micro businesses and SMEs. Under the new £400m scheme, micro businesses employing between one and nine people may be eligible for a grant of £10,000, whilst SMEs may be eligible for a grant up to £100,000. The support is for those who have seen a reduction in turnover since 1st March 2020.
This application is now OPEN, grants will be offered on a first come, first served basis. Apply here.
Keep an eye on the Business Wales website for further updates and details.
Further support for larger Welsh companies employing over 250 people and who play a critical role in the economy will be announced within the next two weeks.
INVEST IN CARDIFF
For business and financial support advice, please visit the Invest in Cardiff COVID-19 webpage.
MEET IN CARDIFF INVENTORY
Help us update our inventory for future events.
The Meet in Cardiff team are working and supporting their partners across the city in this difficult time. The team is continuing to work from home to help people with enquiries, and those who wish to reschedule events to a later date.
How can you help? To make sure that they have everything they need to sell Cardiff in the future, they are also taking this opportunity to update their partner inventory for their brochure and website.
Do you offer private dining?
The Meet in Cardiff team would love to know more about your facilities to pass on to event organisers. They are often asked for ideas for group dining for leisure and corporate groups and are putting together some information to help organisers.
Please let them know if you have private dining rooms with their capacity also areas that can be allocated within your establishment for either group dining or private receptions.
We would like to know…
- What is the name of the restaurant?
- Give the name of your room(s) for private dining with maximum capacity.
- What is your max capacity for reception?
- Anything else to update the Meet team on? Keep them in the loop.
FOR Cardiff are creating a directory of any businesses that has online and gift card offering.
If you want your business to be included in this directory please provide us with the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Business Name
- Business Address
- Business Phone Number
- Business Logo
The URL you want us to direct people to or the details of how they place orders with you. If it is a URL please only provide one e.g. if you are on Uber Eats. Deliveroo & Just Eat please only provide a link to one.
HOW CAN WE HELP YOU DURING COVID-19?
We are aware that this is an extremely troubling and uncertain time for all Cardiff businesses.
However, despite the deliberation surrounding COVID-19, we have noticed some members have been using innovative ways to interact with their customers or maintain sales whilst continuing to support social distancing.
Please let us know if you have recently started any of the following:
- Food or drink takeaway services
- Tours of your venue via video
- Interactive workshops people can follow at home
- Online ordering system
- Or anything else!
We would like to showcase what new activities you are developing on our website and social media channels.
Let us know!