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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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Future of High Street event asks residents for their say

Coastal Housing Group is inviting residents of Swansea to have their say on the future of the city centre’s High Street at a two-day drop in event held over this weekend. The Future of High Street event will be held at Tech Hub at 221 High Street on Friday 16th November between 1pm-8pm and Saturday […]

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Return to Swansea for housebuilder Waterstone Homes

Leading Welsh property developer Waterstone Homes is set to make a return to housebuilding in Swansea after three years with a brand-new luxury residential scheme on the outskirts of the city. Following the resounding success of its Howell’s Reach development in Derwen Fawr, which sold out in just six months, the high-end housebuilder has confirmed […]

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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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Construction
Manufacturing
Swansea

AB Glass completes Specsavers contract in Guernsey

Swansea-based AB Glass has recently completed a contract to undertake refurbishment work at Specsavers’ support office in Guernsey. The award winning aluminium manufacturing and installation company was appointed by one of Guernsey’s longest established building contractors, Rihoy & Son, to provide its services at the optical retailer’s support office in St Andrew’s, Guernsey. Working alongside […]

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Swansea

Why older Welsh workers are embracing the gig economy

Dr Martin Hyde, associate professor at Swansea University’s Centre for Innovative Ageing, discusses the potential benefits – and pitfalls – of the gig economy for older workers.  With research showing that the number of workers in Wales aged over 50 rose by a quarter between 2007 and 2017, modern and flexible work patterns are increasingly […]

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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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Welsh Property of the Week sponsored by AgentPro: Blackpill, Swansea

AgentPro is the UK’s leading estate agency software, powering property sales and lettings across the UK.  Click to see our favourite Property of the Week. This luxurious five bedroomed home is currently represented by Mumbles estate agent Astleys. Location The detached executive home is located in an exclusive and sought after private development in Mayals. The […]

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Demand for EV chargers boosts facilities management firm

DRS Facilities Management, a company that provides specialist engineering solutions to the facilities management sector, has seen a sharp increase in business due to a demand for electric vehicle (EV) chargers at a variety of premises across the UK. DRS has been enlisted by a large number of new and existing clients to install EV […]

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Gower
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Swansea Building Society shows dedication to cancer charity with Gower Macmarathon walk

A team from has completed the recent Gower Macmarathon walk, with the Society being headline sponsors of this major fundraising event for Macmillan Cancer Support since 2015. Alun Williams, chief executive of Swansea Building Society, headed up a team for the 21st instalment of the Gower Macmarathon, which took place on Saturday 8 September 2018. […]

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