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Economy Secretary officially opens Carpeo Estate Planning in Newport to create 300 jobs over five years

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 15:56
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

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 16:41
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

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 15:15
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

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 15:15
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

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 13:54
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

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 00:01
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

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 15:30
Economy Secretary speaks to business about challenges of  EU Exit

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

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 00:01
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

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 10:45
Promoting Welsh business in Qatar ahead of daily flights from Cardiff to Doha

Welsh Government support drives increased exports

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 12:15
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

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 14:30
£4m to drive forward marine and tidal energy development in North Wales

Welsh Government business mission to MIT Innovations in Management Conference

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 00:01
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

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 14:00
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

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 16:45
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

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 15:30
Major employer Admiral is creating nearly 200 jobs thanks to support from the Welsh Government.

Welsh Government outlines package of support for Tesco workers

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:30
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

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 00:00
£9.6m investment, supported by the Welsh Government, which will create more than 130 jobs over the next five years.

Success of Welsh Ports requires all hands on deck

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 16:30
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

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 14:30
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

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 09:01
Tech giant IQE will extend its world-renowned semiconductor design and manufacturing operation in Newport.