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January 2014

View from Crib Goch Mountain, Snowdonia National Park

Wales voted as one of the top places to visit in 2014

Posted on 31/01/2014, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Readers of a leading travel guide have voted Wales among the top five countries in the world to visit in 2014.
In a recent poll from The Rough Guides, Wales was named alongside Chile, Malaysia, Slovenia and Pakistan as the … Read more

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Harvard Uni

Harvard-born financial technology business launches in Wales

Posted on 28/01/2014, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

A next generation financial technology company backed by the Harvard Professor who taught Bill Gates, has launched in Wales this week.
Ideoba, which is set to create more than 100 jobs over the next three years, will provide access to … Read more

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Dubai-Marina

Record number of Wales based businesses to attend Arab Health Exhibition

Posted on 27/01/2014, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

A delegation of 17 Welsh companies are attending the Arab Health Exhibition and Congress this week to participate in one of the largest healthcare events in the world.
The four-day event, held in Dubai, will run from 27-30 January.
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24th Jan 2014

Wales to host qualifier in new worldwide triathlon series

Posted on 24/01/2014, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Activity Wales, the organisation that brought the Ironman triathlon to Wales, has confirmed that Fishguard will be the location of the World Qualifier for the UK Ocean Lava Middle Distance Championship.
Fishguard will line up alongside Madrid, Gran Canaria and … Read more

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Tidal Lagoon visitor centre

Image of iconic oyster building for Swansea Bay is released

Posted on 22/01/2014, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Designs for an iconic offshore visitor, operations and maintenance building have been finalised providing an educational, cultural and leisure base for local people and the 100,000 visitors expected to want to come and see Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon each year … Read more

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21stJan2014

Plans underway for new university campus on SA1 Swansea Waterfront

Posted on 21/01/2014, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Plans to create a vibrant new multi-million pound university campus in Swansea are underway following an agreement by the Welsh Government to sell six substantial development plots on SA1 Swansea Waterfront to the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD), … Read more

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Tidal Lagoon project unites business leaders for advisory group

Posted on 15/01/2014, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

A body of senior business owners and directors in Wales have come together to form an independ-ent industry advisory group focused on realising the commercial benefits of the proposed Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon.
With the Welsh Economy Research Unit at … Read more

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New campaign launched to attract inward investment projects to Wales

New campaign launched to attract inward investment projects to Wales

Posted on 13/01/2014, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

The Welsh Government is launching a new campaign this week (13 January), to attract inward investment into Wales to create jobs and economic growth.
“Just Ask Wales” is the message of the campaign, which aims to attract more foreign-owned companies … Read more

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7th Jan 2014

South Wales Chamber report reveals a strong outlook for the New Year for businesses

Posted on 07/01/2014, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Businesses are starting 2014 in their strongest position for years according to the latest Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) from the South Wales Chamber of Commerce.
The Q4 survey for 2013, released today (7 January 2014), shows that sales are up, … Read more

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6thJan2013

Boosting exports the “final piece of the jigsaw” for departing Russ

Posted on 06/01/2014, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

The man who has headed up the largest business support organisation in Wales for more than 16 years believes changing the culture of businesses in Wales to be more internationally-focused is the “one big piece of legacy outstanding” from his … Read more

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