Wales Economic Growth Fund & Other SME Funding

The Economic Growth Fund is a non-repayable grant aimed at providing short-term assistance to businesses in Wales. The £15 million Economic Growth Fund is a short term, fast track fund for business, providing immediate access to capital funding for investments that will create and retain jobs. Grants are not repayable or restricted to any specific… Continue reading Wales Economic Growth Fund & Other SME Funding

FSB News & Events

If you are an FSB member some of the following may be of interest to you.  They don’t necessarily affect us here in Swansea but of course it can be quite useful to know what’s going on elsewhere: Book now for FSB ConferenceWith only three weeks to go, time is running out to book your… Continue reading FSB News & Events

Successful Tendering

Just a quick reminder of this event which is being held next Tuesday 1st March 2011 at 9.00am at the QED Centre, Main Ave, Treforest Industrial Estate, Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan, CF37 5YR.  The aim of the event is to help attendees to increase your chances of winning some of those future public sector contracts worth… Continue reading Successful Tendering

A Double Dose of Networking!

Both events are being held at prestigious City of Cardiff Stadium. Supplier Development Service Coming up first, this is a free Speed Networking Event on Thursday 24th February.  This event is specifically aimed at companies wishing to take part in an intensive networking session.  Attendees will be able to meet up with representatives from 40… Continue reading A Double Dose of Networking!

Glass Ceiling – a Myth or a Reality for Women

The CMI is putting on this free event, open to members and non-members, on Tuesday 1st February 18:00 arrival; 18:30 – 20:00 in the Hilton Hotel, Cardiff. There will be a panel to lead the debate and are delighted to announce that Marie Fagan (General Manager of Hilton Cardiff), Katy Chamberlain (Chief Executive of Chwarae… Continue reading Glass Ceiling – a Myth or a Reality for Women

Crossrail Welcomes Welsh Suppliers

The Crossrail programme offers unprecedented procurement opportunities, with a major addition to the London transport network, and an estimated £16 billion of procurement opportunities being made available. What’s Being Procured?With such a long and diverse supply chain there’ll be thousands of contracts and in the field of construction and engineering these will cover tunnels, portals,… Continue reading Crossrail Welcomes Welsh Suppliers

Construction Opportunities on Heads of The Valleys Road – Brynmawr to Tredegar

Carillion Civil Engineering are undertaking the above contract. The project will not be going onto site until later in 2012, however Carillion are extremely committed to sourcing and developing a strong Welsh Supply Chain and have asked Construct Wales to facilitate a meet the buyer event at this early stage, taking place in the Heads… Continue reading Construction Opportunities on Heads of The Valleys Road – Brynmawr to Tredegar