Archives for Welsh Business News

Finalists for Welsh Business Awards Announced – Business News Wales 💼🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿🏆

The South Wales Chamber of Commerce has announced the businesses shortlisted for the widely anticipated Welsh Business Awards. The 18th year for the highly sought-after awards has seen an impressive number of applicants for the 10 categories, all vying for top place in one of Wales’ most prestigious accolades. Across the 10 categories, 38 companies have been shortlisted, all of whom represent innovation, growth and success across Wales. Leading the pack with three nominations is Convey Law, one of the largest specialist legal conveyancing companies in the UK, who have been shortlisted for the Workplace Wellbeing, Customer Commitment, and Employer
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Atlantic Service Company Nominated for Two Welsh Business Awards 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿💼🏆

Atlantic Service Company, a world-leading exporter of food industry saws and blades based near Newport, has been nominated for two awards at the 2020 Welsh Business Awards. It has been shortlisted for both the Small Business of the Year and Export Business of the Year categories and is one of only six companies to be nominated for more than one award in the prestigious ceremony, which promises to “showcase innovation, growth and success across Wales”. Managing Director, Huw James, said “We are delighted to be nominated for two separate business awards. We have worked tremendously hard to develop our organisation in
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One Welsh Company was flying high after the Paris Air Show 🇫🇷 ✈️🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

The Paris Air Show 2019 was a resounding success with one company, Tritech Group, securing more than £5 million worth of new deals during the Welsh Government trade mission, Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales, Ken Skates has announced. Six companies from Wales were on the Welsh Government stand at The Paris Air show which ran from 17-21 June 2019: Compact Orbital Gears (Rhayader) Denis Ferranti Group (Bangor) Faun Trackway (Llangefni) Tritech Group (Wrexham) Qioptiq (St Asaph) Winslow Adaptics (Brecon) Between them, the businesses also engaged in conversations that could lead to potential orders worth a combined total of
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UK Business Networks & Networking Groups 🇬🇧 💼 🤝

Business networks and networking groups in the UK: Explore our list of UK business networks that exist around the UK offering access for business leaders and entrepreneurs to meet, network, build relationships, gain support, knowledge and advice and do business… ” style=”max-width: 100%; display: block !important”> As a business owner or Entrepreneur one of most valuable resources you can possess is an extensive and well-qualified support network. You may be looking to network with investors for funding and advice / experience from prior startups. It may be that you are looking for a group where you can network and find other entrepreneurs with supply,
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Upcoming Business Networking Events in South Wales as per Find Networking Events 💼🤝🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

Upcoming Business Networking Events in South Wales: PREMIUM PROFILE THU FEB 13 – 8am – 10am 4Networking Vale Of Glamorgan Miskin Manor Hotel, Pontyclun | 4Networking PREMIUM PROFILE FRI FEB 14 – 12:30pm- 2:30pm Introbiz Ladies Afternoon Tea at the Future Inn Hotel Cardiff Future Inn Hotel, Cardiff | Introbiz UK Ltd PREMIUM PROFILE WED FEB 19 – 11:30 – 14:00 Cardiff Women’s Business Lunch The Angel Hotel, Cardiff | Women’s Business Club Main Listings PREMIUM PROFILE THU FEB 13 – 8am – 10am 4Networking Vale Of Glamorgan Miskin Manor Hotel, Pontyclun | 4Networking PREMIUM PROFILE FRI FEB 14 –
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Welsh business confidence is on the up according to the South Wales Argus 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 💼 📰

Business confidence in Wales rose five points during January to 13 per cent on the back of growing optimism over firms’ business prospects, according to the latest Business Barometer from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking. Companies in Wales report higher confidence in their business prospects at 14 per cent and higher economic optimism at 12 per cent. This gives an overall confidence of 13 per cent. However, businesses’ hiring intentions showed that a net balance of less than one in 20 (four per cent) businesses in the region expect to hire more staff during the next year, down five points on
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Join Brazilian Legend Roberto Carlos for El Clasico this March ⚽️ 🇧🇷 🇪🇸

Want to join #Introbiz with Brazilian WorldCup winner footballer Roberto Carlos Real Madrid vs Barcelona at the Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid, Spain on Sunday 1st March.. Limited tickets are available see further information here.. Introbiz Host Event At Real Madrid #IntrobizGlobalNetworking #Football
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Special flights put in for Welsh Fans attending Euro 2020 match ⚽️ ✈️ 🇮🇹 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

Vueling Airlines, part of International Airlines Group (IAG), has announced special flights from Cardiff to Rome-Fiumicino, so fans will be able to fly from their national airport to support the Wales football team at the UEFA EURO 2020 match against Italy, which kicks off at Rome’s Olympic Stadium on 21st June. The airline has released an outbound flight from Cardiff Airport to Rome-Fiumicino Airport, departing at 13:05 on 20th June and returning at 14:30 on 22nd June. The flights will be operated by an Airbus A320, which can hold up to 186 passengers each way. Spencer Birns, Chief Commercial Officer
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Swansea Breakfast Networking Event for February breakfast 🍳🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

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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Introbiz Networking Lunch Event at Future Inn Cardiff – #Introbiz 💼🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

INTROBIZ NETWORKING LUNCH EVENT AT FUTURE INN CARDIFF 14 February 2020 12:30-14:30 £25 Future Inn Cardiff Hotel, Hemingway Road, Cardiff, UK VIEW ON MAP Are you looking to meet, socialise or network with amazing businesses and entrepreneurs in your community? Join us for our Introbiz Networking Lunch Event held at Future Inn Hotel Cardiff, on Friday, 14th February. Taking place from 12:30-2:30pm, this event is structured around helping to create a strong professional network for like-minded business professionals. On arrival, guests will collect a glass of bubbly and network informally for the first hour. During the second hour, delicious food
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Introbiz Networking Event in Pembrokeshire 💼🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

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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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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PREMFLIX: The Premier League’s plans to develop Netflix-style streaming service ⚽️ 💻📺📰

By Nick Harris for The Mail on Sunday 22:33 08 Feb 2020, updated 22:51 08 Feb 2020  Netflix-like streaming service from the Premier League could be on its way  • The league’s new CEO Richard Masters’ plans could revolutionise live football • It could benefit clubs through increased revenue and fans via lower prices  The Premier League is working on plans to launch a Netflix-style digital streaming channel, selling live games direct to fans, new CEO Richard Masters has revealed. Trials of a new ‘Over The Top’ (OTT) service that cuts out traditional broadcasters could start as early as
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Liverpool likely to sell Harry Wilson in the summer ⚽️ 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

Liverpool are likely to sell Wales starlet Harry Wilson after his season-long loan with Bournemouth...  Wrexham born Wilson, has enjoyed his first taste of Premier League football this season with the Cherries, scoring seven goals so far. However, the emergence of Curtis Jones at Anfield has convinced the Reds that they would be better off cashing in on Wilson in the summer.
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Be a Part of El Classico — March 2020, in Spain ⚽️ 🇪🇸

💥This is experience of lifetime💥 Want to join Introbiz and Legend Getaway Experience, with Brazilian WorldCup winning footballer Roberto Carlos at Real Madrid vs Barcelona football Game at the El Clasico in Bernabeu Stadium on Sunday 1st March 2020…. What you get: 💥 See Real Madrid vs Barcelona live in luxury vip box in Bernabeu Stadium. 💥 Meet Roberto Carlos spend personal time with him. 💥 Enjoy having lunch with Footballer Roberto Carlos. 💥 Receive Complementary Food and Drinks watching the game. 💥 Network with Entrepreneurs Corporate Companies and Business Owners. 💥 Stay in fabulous 5* hotel. 💥 Receive photos
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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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Upcoming Business Networking Events in South Wales 💼 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

SOUTH WALES BUSINESS NETWORKING EVENTS – HOSTED BY MA NEWS PARTNERS INTROBIZ Introbiz is South Wales’ leading professional business network and having been established for over 10 years, they host regular business networking events across Wales, the UK and internationally in the Bahamas, Vegas, Spain and Paris including some events with Richard Branson including a high end, top Entrepreneur event on Necker Island 🌴 Last year, they hosted over 60 business networking events as well as Wales’ National Business Expo and they have no plans to slow down in 2020. Introbiz greet 60-100 businesses at one of their 10 different types of
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Welsh Health Hack 2020 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

The Welsh Health Hack returned for the fourth time this January, in Anglesey north Wales. The event, hosted by event partners M-SParc, was attended by over 100 people across industry, academia and the NHS. What is the Welsh Health Hack? This revolutionary marathon style event encourages colleagues (challengers) across health and social care to present key challenges they are facing within their organisation or across their region. Industry experts and academics are invited along to help work up solutions to those challenges, in a safe, supportive and creative environment. How the hack works Our challengers present their challenges to the wider
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South Wales Cyber Security Meeting at Principality Stadium in Cardiff 🏟 🖥 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

18th February –Cardiff  South Wales Cyber Security Cluster Meeting EVENTS SHARE      TERIANNE O’SULLIVAN , 7TH FEBRUARY 2020  Description The meeting itself is a special one as well – we are hosting our friends and colleagues from the Chartered Institute of Information Security Yes, it’s 6 Nations time again and as we have done for the last 5 years, we will be visiting the hallowed ground of the Principality Stadium and running our meeting in the South Stand Suite overlooking the sacred pitch. The game against Italy was a terrific start for the new Squad and we are all looking forward to an
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Storm Ciara to interfere with returning Welsh Rugby Fans this weekend ⛈ 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🏉

Ferry operators have warned of expected disruption this weekend due to storm Ciara, meaning Wales fans heading back from the Dublin for the weekend’s Six Nations clash could face problems getting home. Officials from Natural Resources Wales said people living near the Welsh coast should be prepared for possible flooding and urged them to check the latest alerts and weather warnings over the weekend . “We are also warning people to avoid visiting the seafront due to the risk of being swept away by large waves or hit by wave and wind-blown debris,” said NRW’s Richard Preece.
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USW School Of Law partner with Capital Law 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🎓

The University of South Wales’ (USW) School of Law has partnered with leading Welsh law firm, Capital Law, to develop its Legal Advice Clinic’s pro bono initiative. The new scheme will see junior lawyers from Capital Law collaborate with Student Clinic Volunteers, to provide pro bono legal advice to the community. The School of Law set up the Clinic to increase its students’ opportunities for legal pro bono work. The Clinic is a free community-based face-to-face advice service staffed by trained Student Clinic Volunteers, who work under the supervision of practising solicitors and barristers. Managed remotely from Capital Law’s offices
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Storm Ciara to severely disrupt Train Services in Wales, this weekend ⛈ 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

Train services face being severely disrupted over the weekend as rain and gales hit Wales.  Storm Ciara will bring gusts of up to 75mph (121k/ph) on Saturday – with rain and gales on Sunday as Storm Ciara hits. The Met Office has extended its yellow warning for wind on Saturday to cover most counties in north Wales and parts of Ceredigion and Powys. Many of Sunday’s train services have already been cancelled.
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Business Output in Wales fell in December 2019 💼 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

According to the latest NatWest Wales PMI® data, private sector firms indicated a renewed fall in output during December. The decrease in activity was linked to a further drop in client demand, with firms reducing their workforce numbers for the sixth month running. Nonetheless, the outlook for output over the coming year improved, as optimism improved to the strongest since July. On the price front, the rate of output charge inflation softened to a marginal pace, despite a marked rise in cost burdens. The headline Wales Business Activity Index – a seasonally adjusted index that measures the combined output of
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Energy Bills to drop for Millions this April 💰 💡

Energy bills are to fall for millions of British households this April after the regulator lowered price caps. Ofgem has reduced the default price cap and pre-payment meter cap by £17, which the regulator said would lower bills for about 15 million households. The cap was introduced to protect customers on poor value default or standard variable tariffs. Ofgem chief executive Jonathan Brearley said households could get even lower bills by switching suppliers. The default price cap, which protects about 11 million households, is set to fall from £1,179 to £1,162 for the April-September period.
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