Trading Online Vouchers (TOV)

Louth LEO are now offering up to 90% support for eligible businesses to develop their online presence. The scheme previously only offered 50% support up to a value of €2500 but as part of the Government COVID19 Action plan this has been increased. Vouchers will be available to a maximum of €2500 net of VAT and can be used for IT Consultation, Ecommerce Website Development, Booking/Payment Systems, Online Marketing and Internet related software.

Inclusions – The vouchers can be used for

  • IT consultation
  • Development or upgrade of an e-commerce website
  • Implementation of online payments or booking systems
  • Purchase of internet-related software
  • Purchase of online advertising ( this purchase cannot make up more than 30% of approved Voucher costs & can only be drawn down in one payment phase )
  • Developing an app or multi-platform webpages
  • Implementing a digital marketing strategy, i.e., Social Media Marketing
  • Consultation with ICT experts for early stage adopters of online strategy
  • Training/skills development specifically to establish and manage an online trading activity

Exclusions – The vouchers cannot be used for

  • Development of brochure websites
  • Purchase of non-internet related software
  • Anything other than online trading related activity

Elegibility – The voucher applies to businesses who are

  • Small businesses based in Co. Louth
  • Small businesses who employ less than 10 people
  • Small businesses with an annual turnover of less than €2m
  • Small businesses must be registered and trading for at least 6 months
  • Businesses that have already availed of a voucher under the Scheme but who find themselves needing to upgrade their existing e-commerce capability may apply.

Applying – What do I do to apply

To apply for the scheme you will need to attend a free Trading Online Voucher seminar – Book online here

Once you have completed the seminar download and complete the Trading Online Voucher Scheme Form on the Louth LEO website.