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Welsh Government - Business & Economy

Business and economy 01/01/0001 00:00:00 +00:00

Economy Secretary officially opens Carpeo Estate Planning in Newport to create 300 jobs over five years
Economy Secretary, Ken Skates was  in Cleppa Park in Newport to officially open Carpeo Estates Planning, a company working to demystify the wills and funeral planning process for its clients.

Development Bank of Wales opens to help more Welsh businesses succeed
Created by the Welsh Government, the new Development Bank of Wales  will make it easier for businesses to get the capital they need to start-up, strengthen and grow.

Economy Secretary visits Ford in Bridgend
Economy and Infrastructure Secretary, Ken Skates was at Bridgend Ford to see first hand the preparatory work underway  for production of the new Dragon Engine

Talgarth Bakery expand production
Maesteg-based Talgarth Bakery is set to move part of its production to newly refurbished premises thanks to help from the Welsh Government’s Repayable Business Finance

Welsh export increase amongst highest in the UK
News that Welsh exports increased by 18% in the year to June 2017, has been welcomed by Economy Secretary, Ken Skates.

Major financial recruiter to create 100 jobs in Cardiff
Specialist executive financial services recruitment company, Hamlyn Williams, is creating 100 new graduate jobs in Cardiff thanks to backing from the Welsh Government.

Economy Secretary speaks to business about challenges of  EU Exit
Economy Secretary speaks to business about challenges of  EU Exit

Funding for 50,000 sq ft industrial building  to kick start Automotive Technology Park
Funding for 50,000 sq ft industrial building  to kick start Automotive Technology Park

Promoting Welsh business in Qatar ahead of daily flights from Cardiff to Doha
Promoting Welsh business in Qatar ahead of daily flights from Cardiff to Doha

Welsh Government support drives increased exports
Economy Secretary, Ken Skates has congratulated four South Wales based companies who have seen their exports shoot up after seeking Welsh Government assistance and support

£4m to drive forward marine and tidal energy development in North Wales
£4m to drive forward marine and tidal energy development in North Wales

Welsh Government business mission to MIT Innovations in Management Conference
Welsh Government is taking a delegation of five leading companies to the world-renown Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Innovations in Management Conference.

Chetwood Financial comes to Wrexham
Economy Secretary Ken Skates has today formally welcomed Chetwood Financial Ltd to Wales as they launch a new range of online innovative loan products from their new home in Wrexham

New Economic Action Plan to be Published this Autumn
Economy Secretary, Ken Skates will announce this evening that a new Economic Action Plan will be published this autumn.

Admiral creates 200 jobs thanks to Welsh Government support
Major employer Admiral is creating nearly 200 jobs thanks to support from the Welsh Government.

Welsh Government outlines package of support for Tesco workers
The Welsh Government is pleased to confirm that following productive talks with key partners involved with the Tesco Taskforce.

Economy Secretary hails success of company helping to turn black cabs green
£9.6m investment, supported by the Welsh Government, which will create more than 130 jobs over the next five years.

Youngsters given taste of world class engineering opportunities in Wales
Aspiring engineers have been given a chance to witness what life is like working for one of the most prestigious companies in motorsport – Aston Martin.

Success of Welsh Ports requires all hands on deck
Ken Skates has today stressed the importance of a collaborative approach to growing ports and connected economic activities throughout Wales.

Welsh Government factory expansion plans for Invertek Drives heralds jobs growth
A £5m Welsh Government factory build project will enable a company manufacturing electronic variable speed drives to create 50 additional jobs in Welshpool by 2020.

World’s first semiconductor cluster comes to Wales thanks to Welsh Government
Tech giant IQE will extend its world-renowned semiconductor design and manufacturing operation in Newport.

Links between Wales and Aston Martin are firmly on track
Wales’ partnership with Aston Martin will be promoted world wide from this week with the iconic car maker’s V8 Vantage pro racing car now proudly sporting the Wales brand

Arup gets the go ahead to begin work on the Wales Advanced Manufacturing Institute
Economy Secretary has announced the appointment of Arup to lead on the development of a full design specification for the new Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute.

Pageant media creates 60 graduate level jobs with Welsh Government support
Pageant Media Ltd a global independent provider of business intelligence and insight for the financial services sector is to establish a new central data gathering and research centre in Cardiff.

Fintech company ActiveQuote to create 70 jobs with Welsh Government support
Comparison website provider and insurance broker ActiveQuote one of Britain’s fastest-growing FinTech firms is investing £2 million to develop a cutting-edge online advisory platform.

‘Fair Shares for Wales’ – Economy Secretary issues call for new UK investment in Welsh industry
Ken Skates has called on the UK Government to use its new Industrial Strategy to correct historic under funding in Wales and invest in world class Welsh industry.

Over £100,000 to support the childcare sector in Wales
Economy Secretary, Ken Skates has announced more than £100,000 to strengthen the childcare sector in Wales.

Start-ups in Wales benefit from over £15m of loans
An organic hairdresser in Cardiff, a cheese shop in Denbighshire and an outdoor activities company in Glynneath are just 3 of nearly 2,000 Welsh start ups

Welsh Government Supports Welsh Law Firm to Double Swansea Office Space
Welsh Government Supports Welsh Law Firm to Double Swansea Office Space

ACE expansion plans - investment will treble manufacturing capacity and create jobs for unique Welsh firm
Ace Orthotics is expanding with Welsh Government support and creating ten new jobs in Cardiff.