Housing
Swansea

A changing market

The property market in south and west Wales is changing – and chartered surveyors Rees Richards and Partners are responding by bolstering their expertise in several key areas. With a history that goes back to 1845, Rees Richards and Partners have a deep knowledge of the property market in south and west Wales. Now they […]

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News
South Wales

Welsh Business Leaders Welcome ‘Toll Free’ M4 Severn Bridges

Two years ago, when the UK government finally confirmed the scrapping of the Severn Bridge tolls for good, the joy across Wales was mitigated by the simultaneous news that plans for the electrification of the main railway line between Cardiff and Swansea had been cancelled. There has been much celebration – and traffic congestion – […]

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Charity
News
North Wales
Property

Kind-hearted property developers support local food bank with van maintenance donation

Welsh property developer Elan Homes has delivered much needed support to Flintshire Foodbank to help keep its van on the road. Elan has two Flintshire developments  Argoed Gardens, Argoed and Kinnerton Meadows, Higher Kinnerton and as a good neighbour, the homebuilder has stepped in to offer support with a donation of £500. Project manager Sue […]

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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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News
North Wales
Training

Flintshire sign company sees growth after joining Welsh leadership programme

A leading North Wales sign manufacturer is encouraging other companies to sign-up for a popular management programme that had a positive impact on staff development and growth. Chris Whitehouse, Project Director at the award-winning isGroup, was among those to complete the 20Twenty Business Programme and says the focus on strategy and finance was particularly helpful […]

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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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