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Win an apprenticeship in the construction industry

Next steps is back with up to four apprenticeships up for grabs.   Local firms, TRJ Ltd and Lloyd & Gravell Ltd, have teamed up once...

Wales Rugby League stage cap presentation evening

  Wales Rugby League held its third annual Cap Presentation Evening last Saturday at The Village Hotel in Cardiff. Almost 400 people attended to witness 111...

Skills of tomorrow must be at the heart of apprenticeship drive,...

As the Apprenticeships Levy comes into force for businesses in the UK today John Williams, Head of ACCA UK, says, Today marks a significant moment...

Corporate governance is about culture and the solutions shouldn’t be overly...

The UK government would be well-advised to address the corporate governance issues raised in today’s report from the Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)...

Welsh SMEs least likely to get thumbs down from lenders

Welsh businesses least likely to get thumbs down from lenders Under a third (30.4%) of SMEs in Wales have been unsuccessful with a loan...

UK business confidence boost as Brexit begins, finds global economic survey

UK business confidence rebounded in the quarter ahead of the triggering of Article 50, according to the Global Economic Conditions Survey released today. The quarterly...

From Topman to top man: Jamal Edwards and SB.TV are booming

Ten years have passed since SB.TV was launched by Jamal Edwards and Real Business sat down with the entertainment entrepreneur backstage at the Sage...

Deborah Meaden: I get 11 year-olds talking to me about EBITDA

As one of the mainstays on investment show Dragons’ Den, Deborah Meaden has had a front row seat as the environment for entrepreneurship and...

Great Repeal Bill sets UK on path to becoming an “independent,...

The Great Repeal Bill, unveiled by the UK Government today, sets the UK on the path to becoming an independent, sovereign nation again –...

A TALE OF TWO BUDGETS

“We have seen a real tale of two budgets from Plaid Cymru, and to paraphrase Charles Dickens it has been the worst of times...

Citywing liquidation “sad end to a turbulent saga”, says Andrew RT...

The airline which operates flights between Cardiff and Anglesey has gone into liquidation. Leader of the Welsh Conservatives Andrew RT Davies has responded to the...

Swansea Bay City Region

Cllr Rob Stewart, lead Leader of the Swansea Bay City Region and Leader of Swansea City Council, said: “In today’s written budget statement, the...

Barclays announce 180 Cardiff job cuts

Responding to news that Barclays is to close its mortgage centre in Cardiff, with the loss of 180 jobs in the capital, Leader of...

RAMSAY: Budget to build a stronger, fairer and better Wales

Welsh Conservative Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Nick Ramsay AM, has welcomed the Chancellor’s budget, which he says will build a stronger, fairer and...

Hundreds of equal pay claims outstanding at Welsh councils

Hundreds of current and former council workers underpaid due to their gender are still awaiting payouts from their employers.   The situation has been blasted as...

Are you the next Richard Branson or Alan Sugar?

The search is on to find Carmarthenshire’s next Richard Branson or Alan Sugar. Budding entrepreneurs are being urged to enter this year’s Beacon Bursary competition,...

ISHERWOOD: Labour and Plaid Cymru’s Brexit White Paper in ‘tatters’

Labour and Plaid Cymru’s Brexit White Paper is in ‘tatters’ following Leanne Wood’s latest intervention according to Mark Isherwood AM, the Welsh Conservative European...

North American exports down 48% since Carwyn Jones’ first US Trade...

Welsh exports to North America have almost halved since 2012, the year in which Carwyn Jones made his first trade mission to the United...

Tata workers overwhelmingly back pension deal

Responding to news that thousands of Tata steelworkers have backed a deal on the future of their pensions, Leader of the Welsh Conservatives –...

Employment steady in last quarter of 2016

Unemployment fell by around 1,000 during the last quarter of 2016 (October – December), whilst there was a slight drop in employment across Wales. Commenting,...

Clarity urgently needed for Welsh businesses worst affected by rates rises

The Welsh Government must “avoid inflicting more damage on the rural economy” by bringing forward a detailed plan for supporting businesses worst affected by...

Tenders invited for mobile catering units

Gwahodd Tendrau am unedau arlwyo symudol Mae busnesau bwyd yn cael cynnig cyfle i weithredu unedau arlwyo bwyd twym ac oer ym Mharc Arfordirol y...

Industrial Strategy to mark biggest investment in transport and connectivity for...

Industrial Strategy to mark biggest investment in transport and connectivity for a generation The Prime Minister has today announced plans for the biggest investment in...

GEORGE: Industrial Strategy to mark biggest investment in transport and connectivity...

Industrial Strategy to mark biggest investment in transport and connectivity for a generation The Prime Minister has today announced plans for the biggest investment in...

Food Hygiene Ratings Success – update

Food Hygiene Ratings Success More than two thirds of food businesses in Carmarthenshire have achieved the top rating of five for food hygiene standards. And more...

FOOD HYGIENE RATINGS SUCCESS

FOOD HYGIENE RATINGS SUCCESS More than two thirds of food businesses in Carmarthenshire have achieved the top rating of five for food hygiene standards. And more...

Businesses invited to contractor engagement event

Businesses invited to contractor engagement event Businesses in the construction industry will get a chance to hear about the major opportunities open to them as...

First Minister ‘chasing headlines’ with Brexit grandstanding

First Minister ‘chasing headlines’ with Brexit grandstanding The First Minister has been accused of chasing headlines after using a trip to Norway to repeat his...

Calls for a Brexit trade plan to address over-reliance on EU...

Calls for a Brexit trade plan to address over-reliance on EU exports Welsh Conservatives have called on the Welsh Labour Government to develop a new...

Local Squabbles mustn’t get in the way of City Deal

Local Squabbles mustn’t get in the way of City Deal  A new report by the Growth & Competitiveness Commission has called for more collaborative working...

Andrew RT Davies: Bottom-of-the-table GVA figures shows Welsh Labour “isn’t working”

Andrew RT Davies: Bottom-of-the-table GVA figures shows Welsh Labour “isn’t working” Wales is again at the bottom of a UK table measuring the strength of...

Beware Unlicensed Taxi Drivers

Beware Unlicensed Taxi Drivers A WARNING has been sounded about rogue taxi drivers as the Christmas party season approaches. Licensing chiefs at the local authority are...

Welsh Conservatives’ “pause and review” call on planned school reforms

Welsh Conservatives’ “pause and review” call on planned school reforms The Welsh Government should “pause and review” planned reforms for its schools curriculum, say the...

NSPCC welcomes Assembly committee recommendation on healthy relationship education

NSPCC welcomes Assembly committee recommendation on healthy relationship education Commenting on a report by the Welsh Assembly’s Equalities Committee, which recommends healthy relationship lessons should...

Welsh Conservatives lead eleventh-hour charge against “crushing” business rate increases

Welsh Conservatives lead eleventh-hour charge against “crushing” business rate increases A Welsh Conservative Assembly Member has led an eleventh-hour charge for the Welsh Government not to...

Bynea Businessman Jailed

Bynea businessman jailed Carmarthenshire Trading Standards say the jailing of a Bynea businessman should sound a warning to others thinking about conning their customers with...

Drink Drive Campaign

Drink Drive Campaign Llanelli Scarlets are backing the Carmarthenshire County Council-led campaign to tackle drink driving this Christmas.   Hooker Ken Owens and outside half Rhys Patchell...

Three local men find work through help of employment project

Three local men find work through help of employment project Three men from Carmarthenshire have secured job success with Burns Pet Nutrition Company thanks to...

Llanelli Ladies are Doing it for Themselves: New business ‘Roasties’ launches...

Llanelli Ladies are Doing it for Themselves: New business Roasties launches today. Photo: First customer Izzy Brocklesby being served by Rhian Harris. Roasties Cafe Rhian Harries and...

Businesses fear post-Brexit era — planning for a new future

Businesses fear post-Brexit era -- planning for a new future 64% of businesses say Brexit vote has negatively impacted their growth potential - nearly half...

Poundworld guilty of selling faulty phone charger kits

Poundworld guilty of selling faulty phone charger kits   Giant discount retailer Poundworld has been prosecuted by Carmarthenshire County Council and ordered to pay more than...

RURAL ENTERPRISE FUND MAKES FIRST AWARD

RURAL ENTERPRISE FUND MAKES FIRST AWARD A fund to encourage rural businesses in Carmarthenshire to develop new and existing business premises, where new jobs are...

Santa Claus visits CETMA’s First Ever Christmas Fayre on Saturday 17th...

Santa Claus visits CETMA on Saturday 17th December It’s just over week for Santa Claus to star in the first ever CETMA (Community, Engagement, Technology,...

Fraud awareness poster wins national award

Fraud awareness poster wins national award The work of Carmarthenshire Trading Standards to support the wellbeing of vulnerable people has been recognised with a national...

The top cities and sectors for UK job growth

The top cities and sectors for UK job growth CV-Library has revealed the top ten breakdowns of the cities and sectors leading the way for...

Small Business Saturday – Secure A Stronger Future For Our Town...

Small Business Saturday - Secure A Stronger Future For Our Town Centre...  Sean Rees, Plaid Cymru’s Campaign Manager in Llanelli has today showed his support...

Property Owners in Ammanford urged to apply for grants to develop...

Property owners in Ammanford are being urged to apply for grants to develop their business premises. Applications are being invited for the Ammanford Regeneration Development...

DAVIES: Labour’s hypocrisy over Ford plant

DAVIES: Labour's hypocrisy over Ford plant The leader of the Welsh Conservatives has today criticised Labour’s ‘hypocrisy’ over the Ford plant in Bridgend after it...

Glittering prize for Plas Pilipala

Glittering prize for Plas Pilipala The campaign to promote Plas Pilipala – the tropical Butterfly House at the National Botanic Garden of Wales – has...

Doggy Detectives! Have you inspected the world’s first pet review site?

Doggy Detectives! Have you inspected the world’s first pet review site? The world’s first online dog product review and reseller site for all breeds of...

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