Archives for Welsh Business News

Welsh celebrities Rob Brydon, Ruth Jones, Sophie Evans and Caroline Sheen will help host a virtual quiz night for children’s hospice, Tŷ Hafan

Ruth Jones and Rob Brydon among celebrities to help host Tŷ Hafan’s virtual quiz fundraiser Ruth Jones and Rob Brydon will host a Gavin and Stacey themed round. Credit: Ian West/PA Images Welsh celebrities Rob Brydon, Ruth Jones, Sophie Evans and Caroline Sheen will help host a virtual quiz night for children’s hospice, Tŷ Hafan. The event is being held at 7pm Friday 10 on the Welsh charity’s Facebook page and is the second virtual quiz fundraiser they have organised. Players are asked to donate what they can, with the first quiz raising almost £3,000. Due to the coronavirus lockdown, Tŷ
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£100 Million Development Bank of Wales Coronavirus Loan Scheme is already fully subscribed too …

The Covid-19 Wales Business Loan Scheme is fully subscribed after more than 1,500 applications were received in just over one week. The £100 million scheme was launched by the First Minister on Monday 30 March as part of the Welsh Government’s £500 million Economic Resilience Fund to support businesses in dealing with coronavirusoutbreak. The first loans were approved within three days of the fund launch, with the first loans reaching applicants by the end of last week. The Development Bank, which manages the scheme, will be ensuring approved funds reach businesses as quickly as possible so support can get to those businesses facing
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This week’s international Speakers and Online Networking with IntrobiZ

Good afternoon,   We hope you had a great weekend!   We’d like to thank over 65 companies who logged on to our two online networking events last week to network face to face. The first was held   Online networking is going strong, so make sure you familiarise yourself with our upcoming events. If you’re unsure whether online networking is for you, here are some key facts and considerations:   – – – – – – –   Our online networking events take place through the platform, Zoom. If you’re unsure about how to use the platform or if
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Morning Motivation – #PositiveCoronavirusNews – What if today is the day?

If you ever feel like Giving Up, with whatever it is, or you require some motivation, please feel free to call me. I’m available on: 07960872549 in the UK (0044) and am always happy to chat! Business News Coronavirus News Positive Coronavirus News and Sports News from Mike Armstrong – See https://mikearmstrong.me/news For Business Advice follow the link or visit one of our Blogs: Entrepreneur Zone | King of Marketing | The Voice of Social Media | Networking Grapevine | British Business News |
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Work from Home Advice…

With the Coronavirus/ COVID-19 affecting everything from international travel to the availability of hand sanitiser, mitigating COVID-19 across the globe has become a growing concern. That’s why many Government are telling companies to let as many employees as possible work remotely until the virus can be slowed. Plenty of people fantasise about working from the comfort of their own home, foregoing their daily commute in favor of more sleep, family or exercise time. Working remotely however can be a double-edge sword. On the plus, you get to stay home and spend more time with your family but it can be
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Welsh Music Event At Ffos Las Postponed #WelshEvents

Kaiser Chiefs gig at Welsh racecourse has been postponed due to coronavirus The rock band were due to perform at Ffos Las in Carmarthenshire next month but the gig has been postponed due to Coronavirus. Kaiser Chiefs were due to perform at Ffos Las racecourse in May. For more on the Wales Online article follow the link.
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Morning Motivation – Positive Coronavirus News #PositiveCoronavirusNews

If you ever feel like Giving Up, with whatever it is, or you require some motivation, please feel free to call me. I’m available on: 07960872549 in the UK (0044) and am always happy to chat! Business News Coronavirus News Positive Coronavirus News and Sports News from Mike Armstrong – See https://mikearmstrong.me/news For Business Advice follow the link or visit one of our Blogs: Entrepreneur Zone | King of Marketing | The Voice of Social Media | Networking Grapevine | British Business News |
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Latest Business Wales News… #WelshBiz

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. 3 April 2020 Finance | Starting up | Marketing | Skills & Training | Business Ideas & Innovation | IT £500 million Economic Resilience Fund launched for Wales The Welsh Government has announced a new £500 million fund to provide extra support to the Welsh economy, businesses and charities experiencing a sharp drop in trading as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Find out more here… Coronavirus: latest information and business support The latest on the business support available, from business rate relief, business grants, support for the self-employed, access to finance to the support available for employees. Find out
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The Welsh Rugby Teams base is being transformed into a Field Hospital to help deal with Coronavirus #PositiveCoronavirusNews

Pictures show dramatic transformation of Welsh rugby team’s base into field hospital Work on the WRU’s National Centre of Excellence started just a few days ago BY BEN JAMES (Image: Princess of Wales Hospital) These are the pictures that show how the Welsh rugby team’s base is rapidly being transformed into a field hospital to deal with the coronavirus outbreak. Work started on turning the Welsh rugby team’s inside training pitches a few days ago. The makeshift hospital at the Vale Resort will provide 290 additional beds as the numbers of people with COVID19 increases. Speaking about the makeshift field
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Morning Motivation – Positive Coronavirus News #PositiveCoronavirusNews

If you ever feel like Giving Up, with whatever it is, or you require some motivation, please feel free to call me. I’m available on: 07960872549 in the UK (0044) and am always happy to chat! Business News Coronavirus News Positive Coronavirus News and Sports News from Mike Armstrong – See https://mikearmstrong.me/news For Business Advice follow the link or visit one of our Blogs: Entrepreneur Zone | King of Marketing | The Voice of Social Media | Networking Grapevine | British Business News |
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Two more great online Zoom events today…

Today consisted of another fab outstanding network event from 11am till 12.30pm. Today we had a dab presentation from Patrick Dillon. Following on from the Outstanding Network Event I joined some fellow Introbiz’ers and Outstanding Networkers, The Wild Spirit Guys, in an online virtual sledging event from 1.30pm to 2.30pm.
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Two More Great Online Business Networking Zoom Events, today…

First off was another great online business networking event with Motivational speaker, Coach and Paralympics Gold Medalist and World Champion Danny Crates. That event from 9am till 11am, was then followed by my daily dose of business support and online networking with The Outstanding Network. Today’s two speakers were Donna Mcloughlin and Anne Canavan.
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Another Fantastic day of Zoom Online Business Networking – 3 Events in one day!

Had a great time networking online at the Introbiz Swansea Networking and Masterclass Event this morning from 8.30am until 11am. It was great … Another Fantastic day of Zoom Online Business Networking (2 Events down, 1 to go)! The 3rd event of the day was the Introbiz Online Masterclass Event with Peter Wilcock, which was brilliant too. The ex COO of Virgin Media and Author of Camel in the Tent, talked about his Sales history and his broadband history. He talked about team building, mindset and how in the early days at Comcast, he employed people with the right mind
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Positive Coronavirus News Roundup

Thom Gibbs & Harriet Barber 1 APRIL 2020 • 11:30 AM The list of beloved cultural institutions this virus has seen off is appalling. Glastonbury, all West End productions, Fast and Furious 9, it’s enough to make you pick up a worthy book for the first time in a decade. But there’s one hardy entity which is here to save us from pretending we understand Joyce. Give it up for the Eurovision Song Contest.  Eurovision should be a relic. It’s highly kitsch, frequently gauche and an example of the continent working together in a post-borders spirit of friendship. All things to
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Gratitude – 10 Reasons to be Grateful for those who are currently Self Isolating – #PositiveCornovirusNews

For those who are self isolating and are depressed in down and need a pick me up, try practicing gratitude. Change your perspective on the situation and rather than looking at what you’ve lost from the current change of conditions in our external environment and think about what you have gained in your immediate, local to you external environment (the place where you are currently self isolating) and in your internal environment (“from your skin in” – a recent quote that I have learnt to describe the internal you). If you can flip the perspective and look at the positive
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