Neistart Lëtzebuerg and “Fit 4 Resilience” programs

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Neistart Lëtzebuerg and “Fit 4 Resilience” programs : financial state aid to support Luxembourg businesses and stimulate investments during the COVID-19 period

People like you are dealing with one of the most expansive crises in recent memory, requiring empathy and quick decision-making to guide your people and businesses through these uncertain times. The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting Luxembourg and the world over as never before; therefore, business strategies must also flex as never before to respond, recover and thrive in the current environment. Neistart Lëtzebuerg and “Fit 4 Resilience” programs help companies reinvent themselves after the Covid-19 crisis.

What is Neistart Lëtzebuerg?

The Luxembourgish government is granting, under certain conditions, investment aid to companies in financial difficulty following a significant drop in turnover. "Neistart Lëtzebuerg" is a financial state aid to help companies carry out investments that would have been canceled or postponed due to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The three priorities of the aid are encouraging employment, supporting businesses in the most affected sectors, and promoting a sustainable and inclusive recovery of the Luxembourgish economy.

Government objectives (Neistart Lëtzebuerg):

 

Promoting
employment

 

Supporting businesses
in the most affected sectors

 

Promote a
sustainable economic
recovery

 

New Financial Aid Introduced for SMEs (Small and medium-sized enterprises) 

Do you have any stalled projects or ideas that require maturing? Do you need a boost to get these projects off the ground?

Do these projects affect the development, improvement or innovation of your organization or processes, ideally with an environmental effect in terms of energy efficiency or circular economy?

If the answer to these questions is yes and you meet the company and project eligibility criteria, you can claim a subsidy covering up to 50 percent of your investment to a maximum amount of EUR1,800,000.

You can find out more information about this aid here.

Interested? Apply for the aid here through a secured platform managed by Guichet.lu.

If you would like to discuss this program with our specialists, feel free to contact Arnaud Willems, Nadège Trassart or Romaric Poussardin.

Applications must be submitted until end of 2021.

Fit 4 Resilience

A program to help companies reinvent themselves after the Covid-19 crisis

Do you need help to assess the impact of the crisis on your organization and to figure out how to reposition your future activities? Fit 4 Resilience program is here for your company.

A Fit for Resilience diagnosis can help you see things more clearly and get you on your way to relaunching your activity.

Through Luxinnovation, the Ministry of Economy can cover 50 percent of the cost of this diagnosis (up to a maximum of EUR30,000).

Check your eligibility for the “Fit 4 Resilience” program here.

Interested? Apply for the aid here.

If you would like our specialists’ support, feel free to contact Arnaud WillemsNadège Trassart or Romaric Poussardin.

Applications must be submitted by 31 December 2021.

How can Deloitte help you?

Together, we can help you:

  • Understand the eligibility requirements of both programs (Neistart Lëtzebuerg and “Fit 4 Resilience” programs);
  • Help you identify and/or structure any projects; and
  • File and submit your documentation.

Going even further, our core business can help you:

  • Implement efficient processes to increase your profitability (acting on processes, organization, people and tools);
  • Develop your human side by boosting your talent attractiveness, allowing your staff to efficiently work from home, enhancing their well-being, and promoting your corporate values;
  • Digitalize your processes with tailor-made or packaged solutions;
  • Implement change management or innovation strategies;Improve your resilience by laying the groundwork to sustain crises and allow employees to work effectively from home;
  • Perform complex financial analysis, funding processes, valuations and transactions (buying or selling of businesses);
  • Reduce your costs by helping you improve the efficiency of your processes and optimizing your general costs and secondary expenses; and
  • Advise you on tax aspects of your activities (cross-border tax, transfer pricing, intellectual property, etc.)

Deloitte Private is exclusively dedicated to serving private companies of all sizes such as local entrepreneurs, small and medium-sized enterprises, startups, family businesses, and individuals. Our Deloitte Private teams identify and understand the unique needs and challenges faced by private companies and can provide you with all-round tailored service.


Together, we will connect to the future

There is no connection without collaboration. Our people are fluent in the language of private companies and will work closely with you to tailor a solution for the particular needs and size of your business. We are constantly seeking out the best, latest technology to enable us to work with you more efficiently. And we’re always ready to scale and support your journey for the long haul.

Do not waste another minute. Get in touch today to find out if you are eligible and the next steps to develop your business for now and the future.

Contacts

Arnaud Willems

Arnaud Willems

Partner | Deloitte Private Leader

Arnaud Willems is a Partner within the department of Financial Advisory at Deloitte Luxembourg and he is currently in charge of the Value Based Management capability group. He is leading the Deloitte ... More

Romaric Poussardin

Romaric Poussardin

Senior Manager | Advisory & Consulting

Romaric is Senior Manager within the department of Financial Advisory at Deloitte Luxembourg, where he currently delivers projects for the Value Based Management capability group. Romaric is supportin... More

Nadège Trassart

Nadège Trassart

Senior Manager | Advisory & Consulting

Nadège is Senior Manager within the department of Financial Advisory at Deloitte Luxembourg, where she currently delivers projects for the Value Based Management capability group. Nadège has a consult... More

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