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Monday, December 11, 2017

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...

Neath Food and Drink Festival 2016

The Neath Food and Drink Festival will shortly be arriving in Neath Town Centre. The Festival is just one of a fantastic programme of events...

Roots for future generations planted with well-being tree

During a Ceredigion Public Services Board (PSB) Meeting, member organisations came together to plant a well-being tree to set the roots of the work...

BIC joins the heavyweights

Pembrokeshire can lay claim to having some of the most hi-tech design software in the UK following a donation made to Pembroke Dock's Fab...

Council pledges crack-down on bad debtors

Pembrokeshire County Council is cracking down on bad payers. In the past 12 months over two dozen County Court Judgements (CCJs) have been obtained against...

New Growth and Prosperity Fund launches this week to support jobs...

The Welsh Government’s new £5m Growth and Prosperity Fund formally launches this week to provide a business boost to support jobs and growth in...

SMEs encouraged to apply for Port Talbot Waterfront Enterprise Zone Business...

Small and medium sized enterprises based on Port Talbot Waterfront Enterprise Zone are being reminded that applications close on 30 September for a discretionary...

Garden cultivates a summer success

The National Botanic Garden of Wales is celebrating on two fronts today with the news of excellent summer visitor numbers and strong financial figures.   The...

Figures for newly built houses hit 25% slump

The number of new houses being built in Wales has hit a 25% slump, according to figures published by the Welsh Government. The figure refers...

Eight-year record high bonuses welcomed by Welsh Conservatives

An ONS report published today shows that the combined value of all bonuses paid in Great Britain has surpassed the previous highest amount seen...

Hong Kong based Leo Lee becomes ACCA’s Deputy President for 2016...

Director of asset Management Company elected by global membership Leo Lee FCCA today becomes the elected Deputy President for the global body for professional accountants,...

EMPLOYMENT IN WALES INCREASES FASTER THAN THE UK AVERAGE AND NOW...

Welsh Labour First Minister Carwyn Jones has welcomed the latest Labour Market Statistics which show that the labour market in Wales is continuing to...

WORK UNDERWAY TO SHAPE WALES’ FUTURE RELATIONSHIP WITH EUROPE

Welsh Labour’s First Minister Carwyn Jones has announced that he will establish an expert advisory group to ensure Wales secures the best possible outcome...

Economy Secretary outlines plan to support bus industry

The Economy and Infrastructure Secretary, Ken Skates has today announced a five point plan to support the bus industry in Wales. In a speech to...

Small Business Rates Relief here to stay as scheme made permanent

The Welsh Government’s £98m Small Business Rates Relief scheme will be extended for 2017-18, with a new permanent scheme coming into force from 2018,...

“Hinkley should be built with UK Steel”, says Economy Secretary

Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure, Ken Skates has said Hinkley Point will provide a huge boost for the Welsh supply chain and should...

Welsh Actuarial Society will support the growth of financial and professional...

The importance of the actuarial profession and the role it can play in growing the financial and professional services sector in Wales was highlighted...

KEY WEEK FOR THE SWANSEA BAY CITY REGION

Following an intensive summer of developing detailed proposals for the delivery of the ‘Internet Coast’ strategy which was launched in February 2016, the Swansea...

Eight-year record high bonuses welcomed by Welsh Conservatives

An ONS report published today shows that the combined value of all bonuses paid in Great Britain has surpassed the previous highest amount seen in 2008. Importantly,...

Get ready to bag a bargain in first Student Lock-In!

Students across the county are signing up to make big savings on their shopping as part of the county’s first ever Student Lock-In event. Hundreds...

“Employment in Wales is increasing faster than the UK average and...

Commenting on the latest Labour Market Statistics published today (14 September 2016), First Minister Carwyn Jones said: “Today’s welcome figures show that the labour market...

Welsh Government moves to protect rights of public service workers in...

Local Government Secretary, Mark Drakeford, has launched proposals to protect the rights of public sector workers in Wales. Last July the UK Government consulted on...

Ford’s First Minister “snub” betrays Welsh Government’s lack of global influenc

The First Minister today confirmed that he was snubbed by Ford Motors executives on his recent trade visit to the US, where he requested...

Chancellor backs British exporters as he steps up business engagement ahead...

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond says "we must do everything we can to help British businesses stay globally competitive" The Chancellor Philip Hammond today...

Historic Bill to introduce the first Welsh tax in almost 800...

A new Bill will introduce the first Welsh tax in almost 800 years – land transaction tax, which will be a replacement for stamp...

Free access to European single market ‘a must’ for Wales’ economic...

Securing free access to the European single market “is a must” for Wales’ economic future following Brexit, the First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones...

The Riversimple Rasa to make eco-friendly appearance at Cenex

The Riversimple Rasa, a sleek, affordable 2 seat hydrogen fuel cell car capable of 250mpge will make an eco friendly appearance via Welsh Government...

Cleardata – one of the largest document scanning bureaus in the...

Cleardata UK Ltd – a leading document management company is expanding its operations in Wales, investing in a new facility on Deeside Enterprise Zone...

The Government has issued guidance and examples on the restriction of...

By Mark Jones, director of Carmarthen-based Clay Shaw Butler chartered accountants and business consultants.   The new rules, which are phased in from April 2017, only...

Castle Square is not for sale, says Council Leader

Views on the future of Swansea's Castle Square are now being considered as the council explores ideas to transform the space into a more...

New Port Talbot Transport Hub gets green light

Economy and Infrastructure Secretary, Ken Skates has today given the green light for a new £5.3m integrated transport hub in Port Talbot. The Hub, which...

New flight from Cardiff to London takes off

The Economy Secretary, Ken Skates, has today welcomed new flights aimed at commuters and businesses. With the railway undergoing 6 weeks of improvements, passengers are...

Award-winning Aberystwyth hotel and restaurant up for sale

Gwesty Cymru, a Visit Wales 5 star graded restaurant with rooms in Aberystywth, has been brought to the market by specialist business property adviser,...

First Minister announces key investment for Wales during visit to the...

A major investment and expansion at Zimmer Biomet’s Bridgend site that will create 39 new jobs and safeguard 50 jobs will be announced today...

European Circular Economy project kicks off in Wales

A new Europe-wide project to help smaller businesses enter the circular economy and operate in a more sustainable and profitable way has kicked off...

New wave energy scheme comes to Pembrokeshire with EU funding

A new £5.8m scheme to generate energy from sea waves off the Pembrokeshire coast will be launched after securing £4m in EU funding through...

Ford to scale back Bridgend plant investment

American car firm, Ford, is to cut its Welsh investment and will halve the production of its new generation of petrol engines which are...
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