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The Soldiers’ Charity | Skydive in Wales charity tandem skydive-in-wales

  SKYDIVE IN WALES  Looking for that next big adrenaline rush and a once in a lifetime experience? Why not jump for charity while doing something incredible, all while supporting the Army’s national charity. Tandem skydiving is the easiest and most hassle-free way to make your first parachute jump. You will be in a dual harness, securely attached to your instructor who will give you a taste of what skydiving is all about. You’ll experience the amazing thrill of freefalling from 12,000 ft and enjoy a long parachute descent.   Skydive Swansea has been flying high over the glorious Gower Peninsular
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Welsh Business News via the Welsh Business News Blog on LinkedIn – #WelshBiz

If you are interested in Welsh Business News then you should take a look at (and follow) the WelshBiz Blog on LinkedIn, which has loads of Business News from many different Welsh Businesses! You can visit the WelshBiz blog on LinkedIn by clicking the link below! Welsh Business News Blog by #WelshBiz Business News that you can expect from the #WelshBiz LinkedIn Blog; Business Networking Wales News Business Events Wales News SME Business News Wales Corporate Business News Wales Business News Wales Posts Wales Online Business Posts Welsh Entrepreneur News Mike Armstrong News etc. The WelshBiz Blog on LinkedIn is
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Your Business Your Way: A Unique Perspective on Business Development eBook: Davies, Bernie: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store

New and Established Entrepreneurs – Are you looking for a great read for the weekend? If so then you should take a look at this Hot Release book from Welsh / Jamaican Entrepreneur & Author Bernie Davies! Your Business Your Way: A Unique Perspective on Business Development eBook: Davies, Bernie: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store — Read more and download now at www.amazon.co.uk/Your-Business-Way-Perspective-Development-ebook/dp/B08FNJHRLF
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#PositiveCoronavirusNews as Stamp Duty is to be put on hold to help stimulate the economy…

Positive Coronavirus News Stamp duty ‘holiday’ to help rebuild economy Rishi Sunak has drawn up proposals to exempt most homebuyers from paying any stamp duty under plans to kick-start Britain’s economic recovery. The chancellor will reveal plans this week to lift the threshold at which people start paying stamp duty from £125,000 to as much as £500,000. The increase in the threshold, which is expected to be implemented in the autumn budget, is a temporary measure intended to stimulate the housing market. Mr Sunak will announce the plans on Wednesday as part of several measures to support the economy, including
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Catch former apprentice winner Mark Wright at the Introbiz West Wales Online event at 11am today – For FREE

You can catch the former apprentice winner and Climb online CEO at the Introbiz Swansea & West Wales Online event by registering online via the link. www.eventbrite.com/e/free-online-qa-with-apprentice-winner-mark-wright-tickets-106002305750 #OnlineEvents #Introbiz #WelshBiz #WelshEvents
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Plans for High-tech Swansea Building Recommended for Approval – Business News Wales

Plans for a groundbreaking Swansea city centre building that allows innovative tech and creative businesses to establish and grow could be given planning permission today. A planning application for a glazed structure rising six storeys on the site of The Kingsway’s former Oceana nightclub is being recommended for approval. More than 600 people could work there. The plans, assisted by feedback in a public consultation last year and further feedback this year, feature two underground levels making use of the former building basement. They show a roof terrace and balconies with green infrastructure including trees. This reflects Swansea Council’s commitment
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Great Business Networking Event Online – #OnlineEvents

Go online business networking and be inspired by Former World Triathlete Champion Kate Strong, all for FREE. You can register online for Free for Thursday morning’s event, that is online from 11am to 1pm on Thursday 29th May 2020: www.eventbrite.com/e/online-qa-with-kate-strong-world-triathlon-champi-tickets-104964064342
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Help raise funds for the Welsh NHS

Story NHS are Super Heroes! Introbiz Swansea & West Wales in Association with Swansea Building Society invite you to #DressForNHS and donate to make a difference!WHY?:Too many doctors, nurses & ancillary staff are working in unsafe conditions so we can stay home and stay safe. Their families also face daily risk of being exposed to the Covid-19 virus. We personally know too many NHS workers who have either recovered from the virus themselves and have gone back to work or their families have and they’ve had to isolate with them and then go back to work afterwards. They do it
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How the Welsh Regions are shaping up for next seasons Pro14 season…

The hugely exciting and star-studded teams Wales’ regions could soon be fielding after flurry of signings Some quality signings and the return to fitness of big names could produce scintillating rugby for Cardiff Blues, Ospreys, Scarlets and Dragons supporters next season in Europe and the Guinness PRO14 BY ANDY HOWELL 17:59, 5 APR 2020UPDATED11:24, 6 APR 2020 Nick Tompkins could soon be bringing his excellent Wales form to Cardiff Blues(Image: Ben Evans/Huw Evans Agency) Welsh rugby fans don’t know when their favourite sport will return but there’s plenty to excite them about next season. Some super signings have been made by
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Contactless card limit to rise to £45 from £30 next week after limits on cash shopping to help stop coronavirus

THE limit for in-store contactless payments is rising to £45, from £30, next week. This is to try and help people to limit physical contact to fight … Contactless card limit to rise to £45 from £30 next week after limits on cash shopping to help stop coronavirus
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Latest BBC News update…

UK cracks down hard     First it was advice, now it’s an order. Boris Johnson has issued a stark message to the country: “At this moment of national emergency… stay at home.” Speaking after the UK death toll reached 335, the prime minister introduced unprecedented restrictions on everyday life, meaning people must only leave their house for one of four reasons – to exercise once a day, to travel to and from work where “absolutely necessary”, to shop for essential items, and to fulfil any medical or care needs.    Shops selling non-essential goods have been told to shut, along with
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Free Trains in Wales for NHS Staff On TfW and other Transport News…

NHS staff in Wales are being offered free travel on Transport for Wales rail services with immediate effect, the company has announced. NHS workers will just need to show their work ID to access services to get themselves back and forth to work until 30 April. Public transport is to operate on a reduced scale throughout Wales because of the coronavirus pandemic. However the reduced service has led to crowding on some trains. New timetables are now in place for trains and buses until further notice. Announcing the move for NHS workers, Transport for Wales (TfW) said: “At Transport for
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Latest update on Coronavirus from The PM as UK goes in to lockdown!

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that the UK is going into lockdown in a televised address to the nation last evening. The PM made the announcement from 10 Downing Street amid widespread calls for tougher measures to slow the spread of Covid-19 / Coronavirus. He ordered the immediate closure of all shops selling non-essentials items on Monday evening. He told people to only leave the house to shop for basic necessities “as infrequently as possible” and to perform one form of exercise a day. “If you don’t follow the rules the police will have the powers to enforce them, including through
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Primark to close all 189 UK Stores including all stores in Wales – WelshBiz

Retail Giant Primark is to close all 189 of their UK stores in response to coronavirus. The major high street retailer will close all its shops due to the Covid-19 outbreak in a move affecting some 37,000 people. The Primark store on Cardiff’s Queens Street, as well as all 189 UK stores will close with immediate effect due to the coronavirus. The announcement by Primark, which has branches across Wales, will affect 37,000 people. A Primark spokesman said; “Our main priority is the health and wellbeing of our employees,” “Primark has committed to supporting all employees who are directly affected
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Former and future health and social care professionals needed – Welsh Government News…

PRESS RELEASE Former and future health and social care professionals needed to help Wales respond to coronavirus Wales’ former health and social care professionals are today being asked to return to work, as an emergency recruitment drive is launched to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. First published:21 March 2020Last updated:21 March 2020 Share this page Twitter Facebook Email Wales’ Chief Medical Officer, Chief Nursing Officer and Director of Social Services and Integration have made simultaneous appeals to their colleagues to sign-up to support those affected. Final-year students will also be offered work in the NHS to help boost the workforce over
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UK Government Advice for Employees

Guidance COVID-19: guidance for employees  Updated 20 March 2020 Contents Staying at home Sick pay Furloughed workers Claiming benefits Staying at home If you have symptoms of coronavirus infection (COVID-19), however mild, stay at home and do not leave your house for 7 days from when your symptoms started. If you live with others and you are the first in the household to have symptoms of coronavirus, then you must stay at home for 7 days, but all other household members who remain well must stay at home and not leave the house for 14 days. The 14-day period starts
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UK Government Coronavirus Advice For UK Businesses…

Guidance COVID-19: support for businesses Updated 20 March 2020 Contents Support for businesses through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Support for businesses through deferring VAT and Income Tax payments Support for businesses who are paying sick pay to employees Support for businesses that pay business rates Support for businesses that pay little or no business rates Support for businesses through the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme Support for larger firms through the COVID-19 Corporate Financing Facility Support for businesses paying tax: Time to Pay service Insurance The Chancellor has set out a package of temporary, timely and targeted measures to
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