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North Wales
St. Asaph
Tech

Touch Biometrix secures Welsh Government funding

Touch Biometrix, one of the world’s Top 20 fingerprint technology companies, has been awarded Technology and Commercial Feasibility (TCF) funding from the Welsh Governments £63.4m SMARTCymru programme. Backed by £27m of EU funds, SMARTCymru is helping businesses in Wales develop new products, processes and services by supporting increased investment in research, development and innovation. Touch […]

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Property
South Wales
Swansea
West Wales

Property auctions on the rise in South Wales - what are the pitfalls?

Property auctions used to only attract hardcore developers looking for their next fixer-upper project or large scale development – but that’s all changing. Recent years have seen property auctions soar in popularity, with increasing numbers attending to both buy and sell – including mainstream buyers and sellers. We spoke to South Wales estate agent Dylan Williams […]

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Farming
News

New proposals revealed to support Welsh farmers

Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths has today launched a consultation on a new Land Management Programme to support Welsh farmers post-Brexit, replacing the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).   Two new schemes The latest Welsh Government Brexit paper, Brexit and our Land, proposes two new large and flexible schemes to replace […]

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Cardiff
Construction
News

Sustainability plays central theme for Willmott Dixon’s Wales & West Annual Conference

Sustainability played the central theme for Willmott Dixon’s Wales & West Annual Conference last week, which saw over 350 delegates attend Cardiff City Hall to a packed agenda, including a keynote speech from Jonathan Porritt, co-founder of Forum of the Future, author, broadcaster and commentator on sustainable development. Other topics discussed included innovation; narrowing the performance gap; […]

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Paramount Office Interiors team celebrate Management Buyout

Paramount Office Interiors Ltd, one of the UK’s leading workplace design, fit out and furniture specialists has today announced that the business has been acquired by its Management Team in a deal orchestrated by lead advisors Verde Corporate Finance and Greenaway Scott. The transaction was backed with funding from ABN AMRO Commercial Finance and also […]

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Energy
Latest research
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South Wales

Low Carbon Network funding projects prove 'good investments' for regional customers

Western Power Distribution, the power distributor for the Midlands, South Wales and the South West recently benefited from a £29.4m investment in innovation – and now four of the projects are complete. However, in order to assess whether the investment from Ofgem’s Low Carbon Network Funds had delivered benefits for customers, Western Power Distribution (WPD) conducted […]

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Second Severn Crossing Renamed in Quiet Ceremony

The second Severn Bridge crossing has been renamed in a quiet ceremony today, attended by the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall. The low key ceremony was also attended by First Minister Carwyn Jones and the Secretary of State for Wales, Alun Cairns. The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall unveiled […]

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Aerospace
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North Wales

Welsh Economy Secretary holding Brexit trade talks with North Wales Businesses

Latest statistics show that over 60% of Welsh exports to the value of £10billion are destined for EU countries, and three in every four pounds earned overseas depends on our relationships with EU partners. The need for more clarity over what will happen post-Brexit is increasingly becoming a concern for businesses within the principality. Leading […]

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Disability
Jobs
News

New Workfit funding to increase work opportunities for Welsh adults with Down's Syndrome

Charity WorkFit has recently announced that it is to receive new funding from the  Active Inclusion Fund to provide support to people with Down’s syndrome aged 25+ and their families and carers across Wales. A 2017 report in the Guardian found that despite 65% of UK-based adults with a learning difficulty being willing and capable of […]

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Anglesey
Manufacturing
News

MDF Recovery secures further funding as it nears commercialisation

A North Wales company that is developing a world-first technology to recycle MDF waste has received new funding of £165,000. MDF Recovery has secured the additional investment from a group of angels who have previously backed the business. MDF Recovery is nearing commercialisation having successfully concluded proof of concept trials to develop a commercially viable […]

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