North Wales Business Club
P.O. Box 41, North Wales, LL24 0ZF
 info@nwbc.org.uk  01690 720 321

Welsh Government - Business & Economy

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

Award winning social business to launch new service and create 66 new jobs in South Wales Valleys
Connect Assist an award winning social business is to become the first service provider in Wales offering an ethical fundraising agency service for charities in a move that will create 66 new jobs.

Wrexham’s innovation hub opening soon
A Wrexham based business hub that will support around 100 new innovative new start-ups over the next two years.

Construction under way on Qioptiq’s new £3.7m facility expansion will ensure £82m MoD contract will be delivered on time.
Work on Qioptiq’s new £3.7m purpose designed manufacturing and warehousing facility in St Asaph is now underway.

Big budget US comedy Show Dogs spent £4.7m filming in Wales – Hollywood producer is keen to return after ‘a great experience’
Deepak Nayar, one of Hollywood’s most prolific and respected producers, had such a good experience filming Show Dogs in Wales.

Economy Secretary at Paris Airshow to promote Wales’ aerospace sector
Economy Secretary Ken Skates will join key industry figures at the Paris Airshow today and help to promote  Wales’ aerospace sector to the world.

GD Environmental expands with Welsh Government support creating 39 jobs
One of Wales' leading indigenous waste management companies, GD Environmental has announced new investment of circa £1.6m and expansion across its three South Wales sites.

Welsh legends and locations feature in Transformers: the Last Knight
Some of Wales’ best known legendary figures make an appearance in Transformers: The Last Knight which filmed key sequences on location in Wales.

£2m investment by MicroPharm set to make West Wales key production centre for anti-venoms
An area of rural West Wales is set to become a leading supplier of high quality anti-venoms to Europe and Africa.

Economy Secretary congratulates Welsh businesses on export success
Ken Skates has congratulated businesses in Wales after latest statistics revealed that Welsh exports were up by nearly 12 per cent in the year to March 2017

Supersonic launch for REID Lifting’s new facility in Chepstow
BLOODHOUND - the supersonic car designed to break the 1,000mph barrier and create a new world land speed record is making a ‘guest’ appearance this week

Quantum Advisory expanding and creating 40 jobs with Welsh Government support
Quantum Advisory, an independent actuarial consultancy headquartered in Cardiff, is expanding with Welsh Government support and creating 40 new jobs.

Technical marketing agency Yard to create 37 new jobs as it expands its Cardiff offices
Yard is expanding its Cardiff office and doubling staff numbers, creating 37 new jobs over the next 3 years with support from the Welsh Government.

£500,000 expansion of business park in Presteigne already creating interest
A £500,000 expansion to Presteigne’s Broadaxe Business Park has been completed by the Welsh Government.

Direct Healthcare Services to establish Europe’s first specialist research and testing facility to meet new worldwide standards
Direct Healthcare Services is to establish Europe’s first research and testing facility to meet new worldwide ISO standards for this medical market sector.

Disposable incomes in Wales growing faster than the UK average
New figures revealing that Gross disposable household incomes in Wales grew faster than the UK average in 2015 have been welcomed by Economy Secretary, Ken Skates.

Accelerated Growth Programme passes the 1000 job creation milestone
The Welsh Government’s Business Wales Accelerated Growth Programme has already surpassed the 1000 job creation milestone.

New facility for Zip-Clip helps secure new contracts as business ramps up global exports drive
Zip-Clip - is ramping up its international trade with plans to see worldwide sales account for 60% of sales by 2018.

Site works pave the way for new HQ and e-commerce centre for Charlies Stores in Welshpool
To mark the start of work Economy Secretary Ken Skates joined Charlies Stores Managing Director Designate Rebecca Lloyd on the seven acre site to cut the first turf.

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.

Nearly 40,000 jobs supported by Welsh Government as employment in Wales hits record high
Economy Secretary Ken Skates revealed the Welsh Government supported nearly 40,000 jobs in Wales last year.

High growth FinTech firm Delio expands and set to create 30 jobs with Welsh Government support
Delio Ltd – a Welsh FinTech company that has developed an innovative investment platform – is expanding and creating 30 jobs in Cardiff with Welsh Government support.

One of the largest film and TV studios in Wales  is set to be created in Cardiff
A world class production facility is set to be created in Cardiff by the team behind Bad Wolf, with the support of Welsh Government to meet the high demand for studio space in Wales.

Dan Stevens and Michael Sheen star in ground-breaking Wales-USA film project
Apostle, a new feature film starring acclaimed Welsh actor Michael Sheen and star of Beauty and the Beast Dan Stevens, is currently being filmed in South Wales.

North Wales Shortlist for new Development Bank of Wales HQ
Finance Wales has shortlisted  properties in North Wales with capacity to accommodate more than 50 staff to become the headquarters of the new Development Bank of Wales

Contact centre Carpeo Estate Planning to create 300 jobs in Newport over the next five years with Welsh Government support
Carpeo Business Process Outsourcing - an award-winning customer service business has launched a new division, Carpeo Estates Planning.

Welsh Government boost to help up-skill Enterprise Zones
Employers in two Welsh Enterprise Zones will soon be supported to develop their skills as part of the Welsh Government’s Flexible Skills Programme pilot.

Welsh Government invests over £660,000 to develop higher  strength steel products to safeguard the industry’s future in Wales
The Welsh Government is investing more than £660,000 in world-leading research and development to help safeguard the long-term future of steel production in Wales

Swansea based Oyster Bay Systems expands and set to create 19 new jobs with Welsh Government support
Oyster Bay Systems is undertaking a major expansion and creating 19 jobs with Welsh Government support.

Vale of Glamorgan landmark locations feature in new psychological thriller
Cosmeston Lakes Country Park, Penarth Pier and Llandough Hospital are just some of the locations featured in Born to Kill.  

Last call for applications for two Property Development Funds
Businesses and developers are reminded applications close on 30 April for two property development funds to support industrial and office premises in the North, West Wales and the South Wales Valleys.