News

Latest research
Manufacturing
News
St. Asaph

Touch Biometrix to make passwords obsolete

Disruptive fingerprint technology company Touch Biometrix has secured funding to progress its plans to eradicate the need for computer and mobile phone passwords. The initial £150,000 seed investment from Deepbridge Capital will enable the business to develop new fingerprint sensors which will revolutionise a range of consumer electronics and enhance security for users. Touch Biometrix […]

Read More
News

Welsh more likely to #DeleteFacebook

With #DeleteFacebook still grabbing headlines, a UK-based survey has revealed that location is a significant factor in whether or not Brits have deleted their Facebook accounts Welsh people are far more likely to have deleted their Facebook accounts following the #DeleteFacebook movement when compared to the average Brit, a survey of 2,000 people in the […]

Read More
Manufacturing
News
Tech

'World Password Day' flooded businesses with password advice - that fell on deaf ears!

With each weekday bringing another new ‘World Day for xxxx’ on social media, businesses can’t help but become a tad cynical. May 3rd was officially World Password Day – a rather odd thing to celebrate, but nonetheless social media was flooded with advice for businesses on what to do, most of which probably got overlooked […]

Read More
Export
News

Welsh Businesses urged to look at export opportunities in Malaysia

No viable UK export business should fail because of a lack of finance or insurance from the private sector; and more firms could embrace the business opportunities available in Malaysia. That was a key message from Christian Syme, Export Finance Manager covering Wales for UK Export Finance, who spoke at a Wales Exporters Association event […]

Read More
Environment News
News

WHO finds Port Talbot 'most polluted' place in the UK

Data released today by the World Health Organisations shows that South Wales steel town, Port Talbot has the worst levels of air pollution in the UK. However, it isn’t only in South Wales that residents should be concerned.  47 towns and cities across the UK were found to either match or exceed recommended WHO recommended […]

Read More
Automotive
Bridgend
News
Transport

What is Wales’ favourite New Car Colour?

New DVLA data reveals that over a fifth of cars on the road are silver.  That’s according to RAC Insurance, who analysed the data.  Is the same true in Wales?

Read More
News

Kier Construction operations director takes reins at Wales branch of Forum for the Built Environment

Jason Taylor, Kier Construction Western and Wales operations director, has been appointed the new chair of the Cambria branch of the Forum for the Built Environment (FBE). Replacing outgoing chair Craig Jones, Jason officially took the reins of the Cambria branch, at its AGM Dinner at Marriott Hotel in Cardiff last week. One of Jason’s […]

Read More
Awards
Chepstow
News

Reid Lifting Wins Fourth Queen’s Award for International Trade

Chepstow-based Reid Lifting, a manufacturer of lightweight gantry and davit cranes, is this week celebrating, having claimed it’s fourth Queen’s Awards for Enterprise. The accolade was given to the Welsh firm for their outstanding achievement in international trade over the last three years. Reid, which has been trading since 2000, received an initial award for […]

Read More
HR
News

The Welsh businesses that value older employees

The proportion of those aged 65 and over who work has almost doubled since records were first collected, according to the Office of National Statistics. By 2022, older workers will make up around one third of the Welsh workforce and at the same time the number of young people entering the job market is falling. […]

Read More
Cardiff
News
Tech

Welsh Law firm launches revolutionary conveyancing app

Conveyancing clients often complain about poor communication – so Welsh law firm Harding Evans is harnessing technology to tackle it.

Read More