South Wales

Awards
Cardiff
HR
South Wales

CIPD HR Awards recognise and celebrate top HR professionals in Wales

CIPD Wales, the professional body for HR and people development, has recognised those at the forefront of Wales’ HR industry at the CIPD Wales Awards 2018 following the phenomenal success of last year’s inaugural awards. The awards acknowledge outstanding individuals and teams as the best in HR, learning, and people management practice in businesses across […]

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Neath
News
South Wales
Sport
Transport

Neath business owner featured in LinkedIn Awards nominated video

The powerful links between Swansea City Football Club and the area’s local community and businesses is at the heart of a video nominated for a prestigious award. Low Cost Vans (LCV), a Neath-based vehicle leasing company, is featured in a Barclays campaign nominated for ‘Best B2B video’ at the LinkedIn Marketing Awards 2018 – the […]

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Finance
Newport
News
South Wales

Newport Accountant tackles Great Wall of China for Charity

In a change from her day job, Kilsby Williams tax manager Rachael Day fuelled her spirit for adventure by taking part in a trek along the Great Wall of China for five days to raise vital funds for charity. After hearing about an opportunity to use her passion for hiking to raise money for charity,  […]

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South Wales
Swansea

Breaking traditions to increase diversity

The gender pay gap is closing in Wales – helped by an increase in women moving into roles traditionally associated with men. Swansea Bay Business Life met some pioneering women in industries ranging from construction to financial services to making whisky, to ask them about this challenging but changing landscape. Steffani Lewis, contracts manager at […]

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Charity
Neath
South Wales

Neath firm uses Beaujolais Day to raise money for charity

It is known as a day of hedonism for the business community of South Wales – but one law firm turned this year’s Beaujolais Day into a force for good by raising money for charity. Willis Legal Services, a Neath-based team of Costs Lawyers, raised £500 for the charity MS Society during a celebration they […]

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Cardiff
Disability
HR
South Wales

Cardiff HR Consultant recovers from decade on benefits to become workplace disability champion

A Cardiff businessman whose life turned upside down after a bout of food poisoning left him disabled has found time to shine again by bringing workplace disability confidence into the UK spotlight. Julian John had to learn to stand, walk and talk again after a gastric reaction to a steak he ate in a restaurant […]

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Finance
News
South Wales

Do we prioritise pet protection over income protection, asks Welsh finance expert?

Welsh Finance Expert Gareth Holtam of Cornerstone Finance questions the logic of paying more attention to pet insurance than to income protection When people buy pet insurance, they often look at what’s covered, whether if their pet has an accident it will cover the full cost of treatment, and what the exclusions are.  When it […]

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Construction
Newport
South Wales

Newport pupils watch as diggers clear the way for new Ringland homes

Pupils have been given a guided tour of a major homes regeneration development under way by Newport City Homes and taking shape on the doorstep of their school in Ringland, Newport. Partnership homes developer Lovell, which is carrying out the work, invited five- to seven-year-olds from Milton Primary School to visit as diggers got demolition […]

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Cardiff
Manufacturing
News
South Wales

Welsh Fabricator Ends 2018 on a High Note

One of Wales’ leading aluminium fabricators, Dudley’s Aluminium, is ending 2018 on a high after securing two new projects with a combined worth of close to £4million. It’s been a strong year for Dudley’s Aluminium, which has secured a number of major projects, including Cambridge University’s R&D Campus, the £4million Central Square contract in Cardiff […]

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Brexit
News
South Wales

South Wales Chamber comments on Brexit agreement

Commenting on the announcement from the Prime Minister that the Cabinet has backed the draft Withdrawal Agreement and the political declaration on the future relationship between the UK and the EU27, Heather Myers, CEO of South and Mid Wales Chambers of Commerce, said: “As a Welsh business community, we need to provide measured and considered thought […]

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