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South Wales

Welsh business leaders unveiled as UK’s most economically vibrant faces

Five figures from the Welsh business world have been unveiled as some of the country’s most progressive leaders as part of Grant Thornton’s Faces of a Vibrant Economy Campaign. The annual list recognises 100 inspirational leaders from private, public and third sectors across the UK. Among them are business leaders, entrepreneurs, local government innovators and […]

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Cardiff
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South Wales

Only six weeks until Christmas but 80% of Cardiff residents STILL haven’t made plans for the big day

Despite Christmas Day being only six weeks away, more than three quarters of Cardiff residents still don’t know how they plan on spending the day, as a new survey reveals that over a third of us feel anxious and worry about making plans for the festive period. Contact the Elderly, the only national charity to […]

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Food & Drink
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From good ‘grub’ to plastic free alternatives - Food & Drink Wales sets out its stall as a food innovation nation

Next week, ten leading Welsh food innovation companies will be present at Food Matters Live, an annual event dedicated to food, health and nutrition at ExCeL in London.  On offer will be a wide range of food innovation from insect based foods, dairy free alternative ice creams, through to natural alternatives to petrochemical-derived packaging (such […]

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Cardiff
Education
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Coleg y Cymoedd announces new Principal

One of Wales’ largest further education colleges, Coleg y Cymoedd, has appointed Karen Phillips as its next Principal and Chief Executive. Ms Phillips, who has served as Coleg y Cymoedd’s Deputy Principal since 2008 (then known as Coleg Morgannwg), will succeed current Principal, Judith Evans, when she retires from 1 January 2019. As Deputy Principal, […]

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North Wales
Pets

Rebrand & revamp of Petplace marks a watershed in the North Wales pet industry.

One year on from the revamp of the former Farm and Pet Place in Abergele, tongues are still wagging at the prospect of further improvements and expansion in the coming months. The rebranded PetPlace has already seen a rise in sales and is focused on creating an experience for pets and their owners with top-quality […]

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Penarth
Property

New Penarth development marks Monet’s birthday - Sainte Adresse is named after artist’s favourite holiday spot

The brand new apartment development in Penarth, Sainte Adresse – currently in its construction phase – will this week launch its website to coincide with renowned artist, Claude Monet’s, birthday. The complex, located on the headland behind the iconic Customs House, is so-called because of its links with Monet and his former French holiday retreat, […]

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Deeside
Education
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North Wales

Coleg Cambria launches UK's first foundation degree dedicated to Offender Management.

In partnership with the University of Chester’s Institute of Policing, the two-year qualification could lead to careers in the criminal justice arena, including the prison service. Successful students are also given the opportunity to progress onto a third year to obtain a degree in Policing, Law and Investigation at the University. Modules include Restorative Justice, Effective […]

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Awards
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Final Call to Enter the Welsh Business Awards

Businesses from across Wales are encouraged to enter the prestigious Welsh Business Awards 2018 ahead of the forthcoming deadline. With less than a month to submit their entries for the awards, entrants are now urged to enter the awards, before the deadline on Friday 7 December. The Welsh Business Awards by the South Wales Chamber […]

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North Wales

The Marketing Centre expands into North Wales

The Marketing Centre is rapidly expanding across the North West with its latest appointee, Dawn Marshall. With Julie Brook spearheading the regional team, Dawn will be supporting the development of the part-time marketing director service into North Wales. The Marketing Centre, a seven-year old business that has pioneered the concept of part-time marketing directors, has […]

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Cardiff
HR
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Cardiff business Careercake.com secures over £300,000 in latest round of funding

Cardiff-based online learning platform, Careercake, has secured over £300,000 in its latest funding round. The round has been led by existing investor the Development Bank of Wales, with additional funding from a consortium of angels including Sunnybarn Investments founded by entrepreneur Phil Buck. Careercake aims to help organisations who want to help their staff build […]

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