Archives for Swansea

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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Bulletin – Self-Employment Support Scheme and furlough next steps; Economic Resilience Fund; COVID-19 Consumer Sentiment Tracker; Business Interruption Insurance; Test, Trace, Protect: employer guidance; Best Practice Guidance on working safely

Bulletin Contents – Self-Employment Support Scheme and furlough next steps; Economic Resilience Fund; COVID-19 Consumer Sentiment Tracker; Business Interruption Insurance; Test, Trace, Protect: employer guidance; Best Practice Guidance on working safely Self-Employment Support Scheme extended and furlough next steps confirmed The UK Government have announced updates on the Self-Employment Support Scheme and the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.  Visit the Business Wales website for more details. Economic Resilience Fund The Welsh Government’s £500m Economic Resilience Fund (ERF) was established to plug the gaps in the support schemes already announced by the UK Government, including the Job Retention Scheme and the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme, which
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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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Business Networking Event Online for tomorrow.

Mark Colbourne MBE, International Speaker, Paralympic Champion tackles the issue of Mindsets and Confidence. Come engage and be inspired. Mark Colbourne MBE International Speaker Paralympic Champion  COME AND BE INSPIRED Mark Colbourne MBE has created a successful speaking career across the globe from presenting his key messages on “Change and Mindset” to many FTSE250 companies.  Mark has kindly educated other people successfully on how to overcome their fear of change. Many audiences have learnt thought provoking elite mindset skills that empowers confidence, overcomes fear and consistently impacts results on their bottom line. Mark was a part of the successful Paralympic
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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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Welsh News – Welfare Standards for Dogs, at Breeding Premises to be raised, says Welsh Minister…

Lesley Griffiths commits to driving up welfare standards for dogs at breeding premises A commitment to improve welfare standards for dogs at breeding premises in Wales has been made by the Minister for the Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths. Read more Share this page Twitter Facebook Email A report, produced by the Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework Group, reviewing the Animal Welfare (Breeding of Dogs) (Wales Regulations 2014) has been published today.The recommendations include a need for: Greater consistency in the inspection and enforcement of breeding regulations A review of the licensing process, including application of a staff to
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Welsh News – Deputy Minister discovers National Park’s culture and coastline

Deputy Minister discovers National Park’s culture and coastline Deputy Minister for Housing and Local Government, Hannah Blythyn has visited the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park to see the vital work being undertaken to allow visitors and residents to enjoy this protected landscape, its wildlife and heritage. During her visit to St David’s, the Deputy Minister was introduced to Park Authority staff and volunteers and held talks with Members and Officers of the National Park Authority, where they discussed a range of important issues including climate change, biodiversity, tourism and affordable housing. The Deputy Minister also toured Oriel y Parc, an innovative
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Natural Resources Bulletin From Welsh Government…

In this edition:       1. Launch of exciting new initiative to boost nature ‘on your doorstep’ 2. Young people with a passion for protecting the planet come together for climate conference 3. Deputy Minister discovers National Park’s culture and coastline 4. Lesley Griffiths commits to driving up welfare standards for dogs at breeding premises 5. The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020 6. Update on the Fish Export Service 7. Update on regulations on oil storage tanks in Wales   8. Applications now open for UK Seafood Innovation Fund 9. February highlights – Our top news stories 10. Scheme windows 11. Consultations Launch of exciting
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Welsh Business News / WelshBiz – Propose 4thRegion Event In Swansea is postponed due to Coronavirus…

**POSTPONED** We have taken the difficult decision to postpone the Swansea City Centre Conference and Exhibition scheduled for Tuesday 31st March, due to fears relating to the spread of the Coronavirus. Please watch this space. #ItsYourSwansea2020 Keep up to date with the event News by following 4theRegion on Facebook or the Web. For More Welsh Events News, Welsh Business News or Coronavirus News please follow the relevant link.
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Welsh Business News/ WelshBiz – Marco Pierre White looking to open a restaurant in Swansea later in the year…

One of the country’s most famous chefs is to open a new restaurant in Swansea. By Rhys Gregory On Mar 5, 2020 Last updated Mar 6, 2020 0 Comments Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Gril  ShareFacebook The Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill will open at The J-Shed in the popular SA1 area of the city and is expected to start welcoming guests in the early summer. Credit: Wikipedia/Unknown Regarded by many to be the greatest ever UK chef, the famed restaurateur has led the UK gastronomy scene for over 30 years and is regarded by many to have single-handedly dragged it to being
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Full list of coronavirus confirmed cases in Wales – The epidemic can no longer be contained and cases are being confirmed daily – Wales News

The coronavirus pandemic has been declared the “worst public health crisis for a generation” by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. He said families will continue to “lose loved ones before their time” as the outbreak worsens. Six new incidents of Coronavirus / Covid-19 have been confirmed in Wales – including one in Wrexham – bring the total of positive cases to 25. As of 9am on Thursday, a total of 29,764 people had been tested for coronavirus in the UK Of that, 590 tested positive and 10 patients who tested positive for Coronavirus / Covid-19 have died. Two other British nationals
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Welsh Businesses Encouraged to Bid for Arena Work Worth £23M+ 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿💼📰

Welsh businesses are being urged to bid for work on the £135m Swansea Central Phase One scheme. Principal contractor Buckingham Group Contracting Ltd, working in collaboration with Swansea Council, wants to maximise the use of local and regional expertise. There are 30 work packages available, with a total value of more than £23m. The value of the individual work packages starts from £10k. They include: Mechanical and electrical second tier sub-contractors – £12m; external building, including brickwork, doors, frames and glazing – £2m; internal fit-out and finishes, including walls, flooring and plaster/ render – £9m. A full breakdown of these
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Construction Connects Meet the Buyer Event Tickets, Wed 26 Feb 2020 at 08:30 | Eventbrite

Swansea Construction Expo... Eventbrite Event - Citation presents Construction Connects Meet the Buyer Event on: Wednesday, 26 February 2020 At Liberty Stadium. Find event and ticket information. — Read on www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/construction-connects-meet-the-buyer-event-tickets-83767311283
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Upcoming Introbiz Business Networking Events In Swansea & West Wales 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 💼

UPCOMING EVENTS & SPEAKERS ALERT ■For ladies in the Business: 21st February, Lunch at the Malthouse at the Swansea Grand Theatre: SPEAKER- BBC RADIO WALES SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT PRODUCER MARGARET KEENAN Footage of the last event! https://youtu.be/H2Gz7zAn7RE Booking link- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/introbiz-swansea-ladies-lunch-malthouse-by-gower-brewery-grandtheatretickets-83194552145. ■Swansea networking Breakfast Feb 27th SPEAKER: GUINNESS WORLD RECORD HOLDER, INTL EXECUTIVE COACH & SIR RICHARD BRANSONS TENNIS COACH- JAMES CLUSKEY! Link of the last meeting: https://youtu.be/M9K7xlJqC-0 Booking link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/introbiz-swansea-west-wales-networking-breakfasts-at-the-village-hotel-swansea-tickets-83126352157 ■Pembrokeshire – 4th March at 8am SPEAKER- MANAGING DIRECTOR & ONE OF WALES LARGEST INDEPENDENT EMPLOYERS RUNNING A MULTI-MILLION POUND BUSINESS WITH A HEART- GRAHAM HIRST Last event footage: https://youtu.be/PMBvlLZ96WE Booking
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Two big steps forward for the South Wales regeneration scheme 🏗 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

A £135m South Wales regeneration scheme took two big steps forward last week. A preferred bidder was announced for the Swansea Central Phase One hotel site. They are the nationally renowned premium hotel operator, Cairn Group, which is in discussions with a number of international hotel brands for the site. And the design of the scheme’s landmark bridge was unveiled. It is a playful and spectacular gold-coloured interpretation of a striking swan figure. It was designed by respected Swansea artist Marc Rees in collaboration with contemporary architect, ACME. Swansea Central Phase One is being developed by Swansea Council as a
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