ESIF Programme COVID-19 Notification Bulletin, 12 May 2020

Tuesday 12th of May 2020 02:20 PM

Welcome to the ESIF Programme COVID-19 Notification Bulletin. Through these bulletins we aim to keep you updated and notified of the latest information published for the 2014 to 2020 ESIF Programme in response to COVID-19.

Please see below a summary of the information updated and published.
To access the information in full, view our ESIF COVID-19 response page on GOV.UK at

European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)

Q&A: Question 5 - Will we need to submit a quarterly summative assessment data sheet in order for claims to be paid?

Existing answer updated

European Social Fund (ESF)

Q&A: Question 14 - We are delivering a Direct bid ESF project. What happens if we are paid for a claim ‘in advance of the checks being completed’ but subsequently encounter problems in providing the necessary evidence?

Existing answer updated

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD)

Q&A: Question 12 - Are you going to extend the timelines for the Growth Programme in recognition of the impact of COVID-19?

New question and answer added

Q&A: Question 14 - What is Government planning to do with the Commission’s proposal for exceptional temporary support under EAFRD?

New question and answer added