Archives for South Wales Business News

Latest News on EU Funds In Wales

      FAQs on the impact of Coronavirus In response to the UK Government and Public Health Wales (PHW) advice on the coronavirus (COVID 19), please see guidance for project managers delivering EU-funded projects in these challenging times. Please keep checking the website for the latest information. News headlines Chwarae Teg secures £6m EU funds The funding will extend the organisation’s career development programme to 2023, supporting women in Wales to progress their careers, and assisting businesses to implement equality strategies and modern working practices.   Your views wanted on the future of Regional Investment in Wales The Welsh
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More details on the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)…

Further details have emerged for the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) which is designed to assist qualifying businesses during these unprecedented times. The Scheme aims to support long-term viable businesses who may need to respond to cash-flow pressures by seeking additional finance.  The loan will be provided by the British Business Bank through participating providers during the Covid-19 outbreak. Full details of the CBILS scheme can be found here – but the main criteria are: Loan facilities of up to £5m 80% of the lenders risk is covered Repayment terms up to 6 years for term loans and asset finance, but
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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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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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Cardiff Capital Region (CCR) to support Businesses in South Wales…

THE Cardiff Capital Region (CCR) has today outlined its work supporting businesses in South Wales affected by the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. The region is working with the Welsh and UK Governments to keep them updated on the current experiences of South Wales business, while working to ensure the region’s business are kept informed of the support available to them and how it can be accessed. The Covid-19 (coronavirus) disease has caused huge disruption to many businesses for the foreseeable future and with this comes the uncertainty of how they will cope. During this time, the CCR wants to ensure that
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Gavin Henson keeping spirits up in Wales…

The Gavin Henson gesture that sums him up brilliantly The former Wales rugby star has done his bit to keep spirits high in what are difficult times. Gavin Henson delivers pints of beer to a local: Gavin Henson recently hit the headlines after it was announced that he and his wife had opened up a new restaurant. The former Wales international and his partner Katie are the new proud owners of The Fox in St Brides Major in the Vale of Glamorgan. But as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, it is one of many thousands of businesses set to
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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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Wales Millennium Centre Closed until further notice – Welsh Business News…

Dear Supporter, It is with great regret that we have closed Wales Millennium Centre until further notice, following the UK Government advice given on Monday 16 March.  We hope you will agree that it is the right decision to put the safety of our staff, artists, volunteers and audiences first. This is a sad and uncertain time for all of us.  The implications of this situation will be hard to manage and long-lasting. Our role is to be a home for the performing arts for our nation and we will be doing everything we can to support our staff and
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Web Design Penarth, South Wales

So, are you looking for Web Design Penarth (or Web Design Penarth Marina)? Here at 333 Websites, we are a Penarth, Caerphilly, Cardiff & Newport based Web Design Company offering web design Penarth services to businesses all over South Wales including the offering of Web Design services via our Penarth Marina Office in South Wales… Affordable web design Penarth packages for businesses and individuals… Our Web Design Penarth website customers receive the following: Web Design Penarth Free .co.uk domain name Mobile Friendly Website / Responsive Website Unlimited Website Support Penarth, Cardiff, Caerphilly & Newport, South Wales based Website Support Staff Unlimited Email Addresses Penarth, Cardiff, Caerphilly &
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All the latest Welsh Business News – From Business Wales / Welsh Government…

News 18 March 2020 Coronavirus: Social distancing, flexible working and working from home Current UK government advice is for everyone to try and stop unnecessary contact with other people – ‘social distancing’. This includes: 18 March 2020 Coronavirus support for employees, benefit claimants and businesses Following announcements in the Budget, the Department for Work and Pensions is making temporary arrangements to support those impacted by coronavirus. Extra support and measures will be in place for: 18 March 2020 New guidance for households with possible COVID-19 infection New guidance advises people to stay at home for 14 days if someone in
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Welsh Business News / TfW News – Rail Journeys in Wales Dropped in 2019 for first time in 24 years…

The number of rail journeys taken in Wales dropped in 2019 for the first time in 24 years. It is the first full year that the Welsh Government-owned Transport for Wales(TfW) has been operating rail services. There were around 33.5 million trips on TfW compared with 33.6 million in 2018, the Office of Road and Rail (ORR) said. Rail bosses put the fall down to line closures due to flooding and fewer international rugby games in Cardiff. Journeys across the Wales and borders franchise dropped by 7.7% for the last quarter of 2019 – October to December – compared with the same period
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Fast Turnaround and Affordable UK Printing…

Here at instantprint we’re doing everything we can to make sure it’s business as usual so we can meet all of your printing needs – and keep both our colleagues and your business safe. Here’s a quick update on everything that’s going on at instantprint HQ! Next Day Delivery Still Available We’d like to reassure you that we’re still offering a fast online printing service and DPD are keeping us in the loop. We’re still offering next day delivery, meaning you can order express products and get them the very next day. Shop Express Range Posters Shop Now Signage Shop
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Remember Brexit? Oh if we could only have it back – it was better than Covid-19 anyday!

Reminder – The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020 We are now in a transition period; during this time, the way you do business with the EU will not change. However, you will need to prepare and make changes to continue to do business at the end of the transition period. You will find all the information that you need about this on the Preparing Wales website. For more Wales, Welsh News, Welsh Business News or Welsh Government News, please follow the links.
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Young, Welsh and Pretty Minted returns – here’s who’s on the show – Welsh Business News / WelshBiz

Have you been watching Young, Welsh and Pretty Minted ? It’s an interesting Watch for those Interested in Wales & Welsh Business. If you’ve not seen it you can catchup on the BBC IPlayer. Here’s more about the show / Welsh Business / Entrepreneur & Influencer Documentary including profiles of the people who appears on it etc. from a recent Wales Online Article. – Here’s who appear on the show Young, Welsh & Pretty Minted – Wales Online — Read more on www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.walesonline.co.uk/lifestyle/tv/young-welsh-pretty-minted-returns-17805403.amp
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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 – Budget, Bugs & Business Rates – A Welsh Property Perspective…

Richard Murphy. Head of Cushman & Wakefield’s Cardiff Office responds to the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak’s 2020 Budget and what it means for Wales: “It is hard at this time to look beyond the short-term COVID-19 issues. In that regard, the Chancellor’s “budget within a budget”, contained some positive reassurance to many of our clients running small businesses in Wales, which form the life blood of our economy. This, coupled with some clarity on sick pay measures is helpful, coming off the back of the recent Bank of England announcements, will provide some immediate reassurance. However, the unknown remains in relation
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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 Business News / WelshBiz – Welsh Businesses to get Coronavirus Support from Welsh Government

First minister Mark Drakeford has promised to put every penny it receives from Budget announcement into helping firms on rates. Welsh Government has vowed that every penny of extra funding for Wales that stems from the UK chancellor’s decision to scrap business rates for thousands of English firms will go into supporting companies in Wales. Chancellor Rishi Sunak on Wednesday announced that the UK Government is scrapping business rates for small venues and shops this year in response to the coronavirus crisis. In his Budget speech, he said other venues, such as bed and breakfasts, gyms and leisure centres, with
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Excellent Peak Performance Business Event in Cardiff & Networking Opportunity…

If you want to learn how to achieve peak performance and business excellence, network and connect with local businesses, showcase your products and services, and listen to some great talks from industry experts, then this is an excellent Business Event in Cardiff for you! Start your morning off with BREAKFAST and a chance to network with our exhibitors. Follow this by being inspired by our great speakers.  Enjoy plenty of free parking on site. BUSINESS EVENT SPEAKERS INCLUDE: Teamwork makes the dream work. Really? An insight into high performing teams – Kerry Chown from Cobalt HR Vision and Mission value alignment. Aligning
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SME Property Boom ‘on the Way’ as Firms Look to Expand – Business News Wales

Small and medium sized businesses are set to drive a commercial property boom in the next two years, according to a new study. Research from by finance specialist Together shows nearly six out of ten SMEs (58 per cent) – nearly 3.4 million across the UK – say a boost in business is driving a need to move or extend their existing site for additional staff and equipment as well as space for storage. Among firms with property plans, 30 per cent are looking to move to bigger premises while one in six (16 per cent) aim to extend their
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Upcoming Introbiz Networking Events in Cardiff for March…

LEXUS BUSINESS NETWORKING EVENT-SOCIAL AT LEXUS CARDIFF Event Date & Time – 12 March 2020 from 16:00-18:00 Networking Event Cost – £18 Networking Event Location – Lexus Cardiff, Hadfield Road, Cardiff, UK FULL DETAILS VIA LINK BELOW INTROBIZ BUSINESS NETWORKING LUNCH EVENT AT REVOLUCION DE CUBA IN CARDIFF Event Date & Time – 20 March 2020 from 12:30-14:30 Networking Event – Cost £25 Networking Event Location – Revolución de Cuba Cardiff, The Friary, Cardiff, UK FULL DETAILS VIA LINK BELOW BUSINESS NETWORKING BREAKFAST EVENT AT VIRGIN MONEY LOUNGE, CARDIFF Event Date & Time- 27 March 2020 from 7:30-9:30am. Networking Event
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Introbiz Breakfast Networking Event in Cardiff, with Jonathan Davies 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿💼📰

  Introbiz are delighted to share their latest Introbiz Expo news, where they will have all brand new top entrepreneurs and sporting legends speaking on stage in Wales' Biggest Business Expo. Their latest Introbiz Expo News day; "It gives us great pleasure to announce that we wilk have Welsh Rugby Legend and TV Personality Jonathan “Jiffy” Davies and MC Rugby Legend Sean Holley to open Wales National Business Exhibition 2020 at the sit down Networking Breakfast Event prior to the Expo, at Cardiff City FC Stadium on Thursday 12th November from 7.am-10am. What else can you expect from the networking
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