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Welsh Government - Business & Economy

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

Funding boost announced for South Pembrokeshire Demonstration Zone – the largest wave energy seabed lease in the world.
Marine energy development in Wales received a boost today with more than £300,000 funding announced for South Pembrokeshire Demonstration Zone

Treforest Glass expands with Welsh Government support creating and securing 25 jobs
A glazing manufacturer that operates in a niche market having developed a range of hi-spec innovative products is expanding.

Welsh law firm to create 71 jobs at new global IP anti-piracy HQ in Cardiff
A Welsh law firm with an international reputation for tackling Intellectual Property (IP) crime is to establish a global IP anti-piracy HQ in Cardiff.

New Transport for Wales headquarters part of wider work to unleash the potential of Welsh regions
The new headquarters for Transport for Wales will be located at the Taff Vale building in Pontypridd bringing hundreds of jobs to the town.

New sites in Ebbw Vale Enterprise Zone can apply for latest round of Business Rates Scheme
Businesses based within the newly expanded areas of Ebbw Vale Enterprise Zone can apply for support from the latest Scheme.

Two EU backed property development funds set to create £40m infrastructure boost for West Wales and the Valleys
Two new property development funds launched with £14m of EU funds are projected to result in an overall investment of £40m in new and refurbished high quality commercial premises.

STG Aerospace showcases latest lighting technologies at new Cwmbran centre
STG Aerospace, a world leading manufacturer of aircraft cabin lighting technologies has showcased its latest lighting technologies and applications

Economy Secretary in London promoting Wales as a premier filming location
Economy Secretary, Ken Skates will be in London today, meeting major TV and film producers and promoting Wales as a premier location in which to film.

Economy Secretary, Ken Skates announces £3m for Yr Egin
Plans for a Creative Industries Hub in West Wales will be supported by £3m of Welsh Government funding.

Chinese entrepreneur to open two new stores in Wales
A Chinese entrepreneur behind the rapid global expansion of Flooring REPUBLIC is to open a further two stores in Wales.

Ebbw Vale Enterprise Zone expands to include three new sites
The boundary of Ebbw Vale Enterprise Zone has been extended to include three additional industrial sites.

Chinese health and nurtraceutical group to open European HQ, R&D and manufacturing centre in Wales
Acerchem International a leading Chinese health and nutraceutical group is to establish its European HQ and R&D and manufacturing centre in Wales.

Applications now open for the Welsh Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme
A targeted round of the Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme is now available to businesses within the eight Welsh Enterprise Zones.

HRH The Duke of York brings Pitch@Palace On Tour to Wales
Twelve tech companies will pitch their business ideas before The Duke of York and invited guests in Cardiff this week in the first Pitch@Palace event held in Wales.

Welsh Government investing £2.5m to build new facility for Qioptiq in support of its new £82m contract
Welsh Government will continue to play a pivotal role in supporting the growth and expansion of St Asaph-based Qioptiq by investing £2.5m.

Ken Skates visits Chongqing and Shanghai to cement Welsh links with China
Economy Secretary, Ken Skates is visiting Chongqing and Shanghai next week as part of work to strengthen Wales’ already thriving links with China.

Chetwood Financial Ltd comes to Wrexham with Welsh Government support
Chetwood Financial Ltd, a new Financial services business, is to be established in Wrexham creating 90 high quality jobs with support from the Welsh Government.

Economy Secretary visits set of big budget US drama
Economy Secretary, Ken Skates has been in Pontyclun visiting the set of the biggest budget US TV production ever shot in Wales.

£1m to be invested in Wrexham to deliver 100 new businesses and create 260 new jobs
Economy Secretary Ken Skates today announced £1m funding to establish a new business hub in Wrexham.

Welsh Government support helps safeguard 280 jobs at Celsa two steel sites in Cardiff
The Welsh Government is providing £1.6m towards major environmental improvements at Celsa Manufacturing (UK)’s two key steel production sites in Cardiff.

Expansion by Code Serve will create 50 jobs in Brynmawr with support from the Welsh Government
Fifty new jobs are being created in Brynmawr by Code Serve Ltd which is expanding and has relocated its business in a key investment supported by the Welsh Government.

Expansion for Neath plant provides boost for steel and construction sectors
A Neath company that specialises in the manufacture and supply of steel reinforcement products for the construction sector is expanding.

Welsh Government investment in steel creates and safeguards 550 jobs
Wales’ steel industry received a boost today with news that the Welsh Government is providing just under £3m to help secure over 550 jobs in the sector.

£4m investment in major expansion by Dyfed Steels will create and safeguard 200 jobs in Llanelli
Dyfed Steels - the largest independent steel stockholder and processor in Wales and the south west – is investing more than £4m.

Investment boost for Rhondda with new facility set to create up to 40 jobs in Maerdy
SPC - a leading international manufacturer of rubber compounds - is to open a new facility in the Rhondda Valley that is set to create up to 40 new jobs over the next two years.

Major investment by Siltbuster in Monmouth to create more than 60 jobs
Siltbuster is investing £4.3m to expand operations in Monmouth that will create 66 new jobs in a move backed by a £1.15m funding package from the Welsh Government and Finance Wales.

BBI Group and Welsh Government announce multi-million pound boost for South Wales Valleys
BBI Group is consolidating and expanding its UK manufacturing operations onto a single site in Caerphilly.

Jobs Week gets off to a strong start
Economy Secretary, Ken Skates has today announced over 250 new jobs across Wales that have been created as a result of Welsh Government support.

100 jobs boost for Swansea with Welsh Government support
BT is expanding its customer service contact centre in Swansea by creating 100 new jobs with support from the Welsh Government.

Deals sealed on last three available residential sites on SA1 Swansea Waterfront
Deals have now been sealed for three new high quality housing developments on the last remaining available residential sites on the Welsh Government’s flagship SA1 Swansea Waterfront development.