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Slaughtered cattle up 38% in Wales as new stats reveal Labour’s...

New Bovine TB statistics released by the Welsh Government once again highlight Welsh Labour’s failure to eradicate the disease in Wales.   The figures reveal that...

Extra £850,000 EU funds to drive research in Wales’ engineering sector

An extra £850,000 of EU funding to help drive Wales’ engineering sector forward has been announced by Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford. The funding will enable...

Welsh expertise on show at MRO Europe

Six companies from Wales will be showcasing some of the best that Welsh aerospace industry has to offer at MRO Europe this October –...

Economy Secretary in Japan to strengthen links with Wales

Economy Secretary, Ken Skates will be in Japan this week as part of the Welsh Government’s ongoing work to strengthen trade links with its...

Former restaurant boss Helen tastes success in new career

A brave decision by a former restaurant manager to change her career has paid off for a care worker who is now in line...

Farmers’ voices must be top of the agenda in UK negotiations...

Farming industry representatives have met in Llanelwedd, Powys, for a conference on farming in Wales post-Brexit.   Hundreds attended the event, organised by the Farmers Union...

Successful first season for the Boathouse

A new family friendly restaurant in Saundersfoot has had a successful first season of trading and is looking forward with confidence to the Autumn. The...

Record £33.1m investment in Welsh rugby

The Welsh Rugby Union Group has re-invested £33.1m into the national game which equates to an 11% increase over the prior year according to...

Six weeks unpaid overtime a year for one in four working...

One in four (23%) working parents in Wales works at least six weeks a year in unpaid overtime and many miss out on precious...

Make car parking free in Welsh towns

There should be free parking in Welsh towns in order to keep our town centres bustling, Plaid Cymru will say today (Wednesday October 5th...

TOWN’S FIRST STUDENT LOCK-IN A ‘RESOUNDING SUCCESS’

Nearly a thousand students signed up to Carmarthen’s first ever Student Lock-In – a unique national shopping event which offers students huge retail discounts. The...

Aston Martin, Jaguar Land Rover, TVR and Riversimple are backing Autolink...

Representatives from Aston Martin and Jaguar Land Rover are attending and presenting at Autolink 2016 when they will meet Wales based exhibitors and highlight...

Day visits survey show a busy year for Wales

Day visit figures show that more people are visiting Wales for a day trip and spending more on their trips. The Great Britain Day Visit...

Delay to public inquiry will not impact on M4 project completion...

A delay to the start of the public inquiry on the proposed M4 Corridor around Newport Project, caused by actions of the UK Government,...

“Illegal fishing won’t be let off the hook” – Counsel General

The Welsh Government will use the full force of the law to protect Wales’ marine natural resources and coastal communities from illegal fishing activity...

5p carrier bag charge turns 5!

1 October marks the five year anniversary of the introduction of the Welsh Government’s ground-breaking Single Use Carrier Bag charge. On 1 October 2011 Wales...

Welsh Government steps in to help small businesses affected by revaluation

Local Government Secretary Mark Drakeford has today announced plans for a new scheme to support small businesses affected by the revaluation of business properties. The...

PC3R’s offers FREE IT support signup

CETMA’s PC3R’S project of are now offering a free signup service to their IT support packages. The packages are for both individual users or...

Capgemini and The Prince’s Trust hold interactive digital skills event for...

As part of Capgemini’s ongoing Digital Partnership with youth charity The Prince’s Trust, an interactive digital skills course was held for underprivileged young people in Cardiff...

Event to celebrate Swansea’s diverse nightlife

An event promoting Swansea's diverse nightlife is taking place this weekend. Venues across the city are showcasing what they do in a celebration of Swansea's...

Economist warns of danger of leaving EU without single market guarantee

Professor Peter Midmore from Aberystwyth University has informed Assembly Members about the challenges for the Welsh Government with a rural policy outside the European...

£1.5m Glastir Organic scheme to open

The Cabinet Secretary for the Environment and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, has announced  an expression of interest window for a £1.5million scheme to support...

Minister opens first ever Innovation Summit

The Minister for Skills and Science, Julie James, has opened Wales’ first ever Innovation Summit. Part of the Venturefest business showcase event, the summit was...

Landlords have 8 weeks to register with Rent Smart Wales

Private Landlords in Wales have just eight weeks until the deadline to register themselves and their properties with Rent Smart Wales, Communities and Children...

Busy summer for accommodation sector

Accommodation Occupancy Figures published by the Welsh Government today, show that occupancy over the summer is on par with 2015 – which was a...

Brexit a threat to UK’s global FinTech boom, says ACCA Wales

The UK has positioned itself as a world-leading hub in emerging FinTech (financial technology) but the potential regulatory and business challenges posed by Brexit...

Cabinet Secretary in Brussels for agriculture and environment talks

The Cabinet Secretary for the Environment and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, is holding talks in Brussels today on how Wales can work with partners...

BVA and ITN Productions Launch Films for All Ages and Stages...

ITN Productions has produced a series of short films about the veterinary profession in collaboration with the British Veterinary Association (BVA). This was launched...

By Mark Jones, director of Carmarthen-based Clay Shaw Butler chartered accountants...

The taxman at HMRC has always had procedures in place to deal with complaints. These procedures have now been extended to include an online form...

Landmark insurance deal for Welsh rugby

The Welsh Rugby Union, together with Pro Rugby Wales,  has secured significantly improved insurance cover for all registered players, coaches and referees at each...

POP UP SHOPS CONSULTATION IN ST CLEARS, WHITLAND AND LLANDOVERY

Business owners, local residents, visitors and town councillors are among a number of people being invited to share their views on how to bring...

Welsh companies embark on food and drink trade visit to Canada

Fourteen leading Welsh food and drink companies are preparing their goods to be part of the first Welsh food and drink trade visit to...

July highest month ever for inbound tourism to UK

Figures released today show that July was the highest month ever for inbound tourism to the UK with 3.8 million visits, up 2% per...

Retailers Must Wake Up to New Indoor Location Technologies or Will...

Retailers need to acknowledge and understand the opportunities and threats posed by handset-based indoor location technologies or run the risk of losing control of...

ACCA Cymru Wales welcomes Taking Wales Forward plan

The recent Welsh Government programme for the next five years, ‘Taking Wales Forward’ has been cautiously welcomed by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)...

Tourist operators still brimming with confidence after the vote to leave...

Two-in-three Welsh tourism businesses say Brexit has had no impact on their business, with around 80% telling a Welsh Government survey that this summer...

Chancellor sees bright future for Britain’s world-leading innovative industries

Some of Britain’s cutting-edge ‘disruptor’ companies and leading academics met with the Chancellor today to explore how new technologies are contributing to the UK...

Welsh Assembly backs “Hard Brexit”

Yesterday UKIP Assembly Members backed Paul Davies’ amendment to recognise the importance of EU single market access, rather than membership, and to embrace the opportunities...

Labour joins with Tories to vote against Single Market Membership

In a shock move by Labour in Wales today, the Welsh National Assembly has become the first political institution in the UK to come...

CHANGING HOW DIFFERENT JOBS ARE VIEWED

A series of events will be held in Cross Hands next week to look at skills gaps and job seekers’ views of certain types...

The future of tourism in Pembrokeshire

Tourism activity in Pembrokeshire, in recent years, has been co-ordinated through the Destination Pembrokeshire Partnership (DPP). This involves the four core organisations of Pembrokeshire County...

Boosting Swansea’s trade links with China

Stronger trade links between Swansea and China are being explored as plans to boost the local economy take another step forward. City leaders and businesses...

£136m Fund and Development Bank will help support businesses in Wales...

A pro-business package that includes a new £136m fund and the establishment of the Development Bank for Wales will transform the financial support on...

First Minister and Economy Secretary meet Vice President of Ford Europe

First Minister, Carwyn Jones, and Economy Secretary, Ken Skates, have met the Vice President of Ford Europe, Linda Cash to discuss the future of...

Staycations lead to a busy summer for Welsh tourism

Latest Welsh Government research shows that the Tourism Industry in Wales had a very successful summer with 84% businesses reporting that they were busier...

Wales strengthens its links with Japan

Economy Secretary, Ken Skates will be in Japan next month strengthening  Wales’ bonds with the country and leading a Welsh trade mission. Ken Skates will...

New £4m EU-backed fund to invest in Welsh social businesses

A new £4m fund to invest in Wales’ social business sector has been announced by Welsh Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford. The new Social Business Growth...

Teenage Market comes to Llanelli

After the success of Carmarthenshire markets ‘Carmarthenshire Young Trader competition’, Llanelli market has launched their own Teenage Market. Young entrepreneurs from local Secondary schools will...

Tax cut pledge not met warns FSB Wales

Responding to the announcement on business rates from the Welsh Government today FSB Wales Policy Unit Chair Janet Jones said: “Whilst we welcome the announcement that...

‘I have made it an immediate priority for the Welsh Government...

What America Wants, by First Minister Carwyn Jones “You might be able to wing it on the airwaves with “Brexit means Brexit”. You might even...

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