Finance

Awards
Carmarthen
Finance

West Wales Business Woman is National Finance Award Winner

A business woman from Carmarthen has been announced as ‘Mentor of the Year’ in the national Women in Financial Advice Awards. Marian Evans, 40, was shortlisted from more than 800 nominees in the inaugural Women in Financial Advice Awards and beat nine other nominees to secure the prestigious title of Mentor of the Year. The […]

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Cardiff
Finance
HR
News

Cardiff Actuary warns 'lavish' public sector pensions can't last forever

It’s reported that, on average, public sector workers receive a pension three times larger than those in the private sector upon retirement. Stuart Price explains why he thinks this anomaly will change. Stuart, Partner and Actuary at Quantum Advisory, said: “The TaxPayers’ Alliance revealed that a 25 year old earning the national average wage could […]

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Banking
Finance
News
Swansea

Swansea based FX Company calls for NGOs to take action against weak pound

With a recent report showing non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are losing significant amounts of money as a result of the depreciation of the pound since the Brexit referendum, one foreign exchange (FX) expert is calling on NGOs to take action now or risk further losses as uncertainty surrounding Brexit continues. Aid projects focused on alleviating poverty […]

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Finance
North Wales

Chancellor announces funding for North Wales Growth Deal

In this week’s budget, the Chancellor announced that the Welsh Government’s budget for 2019/20 will go up by more than £400 million, taking it above £16 billion, in addition to confirming the allocation of £120 million for the North Wales Growth Deal – a scheme which aims to use government funding to channel nearly £700m worth […]

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Finance
Jobs

Accountancy practice looking to grow as it reaches second century of trading

South Wales accountancy firm, Bevan & Buckland, is marking the beginning of a second century of trading with the addition of several key hires as part of a company-wide digital transformation program – the largest in its 100 Year history. With Accountancy & Finance becoming increasingly technology focussed, the company is taking proactive steps as […]

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Banking
Finance
News
South Wales
Swansea

Swansea Building Society firms up plans to open new Swansea City Centre branch

Swansea Building Society is closer to opening a new branch in Swansea City Centre, the company has confirmed. The Society has successfully negotiated planning permission for a new Swansea branch at 1-4 Portland Street, Swansea, which is due to open during the first week of January 2019. The new retail branch will complement the Society’s other […]

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Banking
Charity
Finance
Newport

Accountants get in gear for cycling challenge

Newport-based accountancy and tax experts Kilsby Williams, has entered its first all-women corporate team for one of the toughest cycling challenges in the UK – Cyclone 24. Cyclone 24 is a high-profile cycling event, known to be the only 24-hour velodrome challenge in the UK. During the event teams of six get their wheels rolling, […]

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Cardiff
Energy
Finance
HR
Jobs
News

Cardiff's fastest growing business searching for new COO

Energy management consultancy amber energy® is searching for its COO in what will be one of the most unique positions available in the recent recruitment market. The six-figure-salary, along with bonuses and equity will be one of the largest available job placements in the region and marks the consultancy’s continued growth with another 30 jobs […]

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Banking
Finance
Housing
News
Property
South Wales

Welsh property prices reach all-time high

House prices in Wales have reached an all-time peak, with the average house price across the country now £184,722. The figures have been released today from Principality Building Society’s Wales House Price Index for Q3 2018 (July-September), which shows the rise and fall of house prices in each of the 22 local authorities in Wales. […]

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Appointments
Banking
Finance
News

Principality Commercial appoints Head of Operations

Michelle Wade has been appointed as the Head of Operations for commercial lending at Principality Building Society’s Commercial team. Michelle was the Head of Principality Building Society’s 71 retail and agencies across Wales and the borders for the past three years.  This followed almost two decades of experience at RBS, where she was latterly a […]

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