Day: July 31, 2018


Specialist motor insurer ERS celebrates first anniversary of agricultural department

ERS, the UK’s largest specialist motor insurer, is celebrating the first anniversary of its agriculture department – one of its fastest growing divisions – and is hiring as a result. The insurer’s agricultural operations team was formed in 2017 to specifically serve the unique needs of farmers. It covers all types of farm machinery – […]

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Expanding South Wales fintech firm sets sight on rapid staff growth

A fast-growing South Wales fintech company has closed a £1.25million funding round backed by Mercia Fund Managers, Development Bank of Wales and TTI Angels. W2 Global Data, which is based in Newport and has doubled in size since the beginning of the year, is now planning to recruit a further 20 staff. The latest funding […]

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‘Welsh Princes and Castles should be more widely celebrated’ says Culture Minister

Lord Elis-Thomas, Culture Minister for Wales has called for wider celebration of Welsh Princes and Castles. The Minister made the comments as Cadw launched a new booklet for visitors.  The Minister attended the launch at Castell y Bere in Llanfihangel-y-Pennant, Tywyn, itself a native Welsh castle, probably begun by Prince Llywelyn ab Iorwerth (‘the Great’) around 1221. The […]

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West Wales

Back to Pembrokeshire for local lad Paul

Oakwood appoints new Business Relationship Manager A Pembrokeshire man who spent more than a decade working abroad has decided to return to his Welsh roots and the very company that kickstarted his career in tourism over twenty-five years ago. Paul Stone, 48, from Begelly, has been appointed as Business Relationship Manager for Wales’ largest theme […]

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South Wales

Wales £1m plan to get more kids coding

A major plan to increase the number of children learning to code to prepare them for the jobs of the future has been unveiled by the Welsh government. The proposals, which are being backed with £1.3 million of new funding, will be supported by schools, colleges, consortia, universities, industry, charities and businesses, including Microsoft. As part of […]

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North Wales

‘Pop Up Kitchen’ comes to Talacre Beach

A brand new ‘Pop Up’ restaurant providing the ultimate gourmet dining experience has opened in Talacre. Holiday park company Darwin Escapes has launched the ‘Pop Up Kitchen’ at their Talacre Beach Holiday Home Park allowing both tourists and visitors to enjoy the delicious on trend food. Their aim was to bring a taste of the […]

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