March 24, 2020

Can your business help with the COVID-19 effort?

The UK Government has established a new email address to help collect and prioritise offers for help from businesses aside from the Call for Action on ventilators. A reminder that any additional offers for support should be sent to: People will be directed towards a webform to fill in with the relevant information. You can also call 0300 456 …

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June 1, 2018

PopUp Business School in Cardiff

PopUp Business School is a project which aims to give people the skills and support to start a business from the ground up, in just two weeks. A pop up business school ran in the city centre for two weeks and I went to visit on the final day to meet some of the participants and find out about their …

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January 9, 2017

Centrica’s Big Energy Idea – Applications Welcome

Centrica are looking for applications from entrepreneurs in Cardiff Central for a business accelerator programme to help get their new initiatives off the ground. Wales’ brightest entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs have the chance to gain financial investment and support through The Ignite ‘Big Energy Idea’ Accelerator Programme – to turn their innovative energy idea into a reality.  The only criteria is that the idea must make a positive …

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December 7, 2015

Labour Will Always Recognise Good Business

Labour will take a different approach to business. One which recognises good business and supports small companies with greater, more strategic investment in our economy. In line with Labour’s fairer vision for society, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell set out how business and government can work together to generate and share prosperity. A Labour government would support businesses by investing for the …

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