October, 2019


Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Investment Fund Reaches £5m Milestone

More than £5 million has been invested into local businesses with the support of the Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Investment Fund (CIOSIF) in its first full year of operation. The figures, revealed at an anniversary event in Truro last... (Continue reading)

Transforming foundation industries: apply for a fast start project

UK businesses can apply for a share of £5 million for fast start projects to improve the resource and energy efficiency of foundation industries. The aim of this competition is to bring businesses from different foundation industries together to work... (Continue reading)

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Social care providers to receive £1 million Foundational Economy funding boost

An apprenticeship scheme in the social care sector in Monmouthshire and the development of a specialised autism centre in Nantgarw are among 12 social care projects set to share more than £1 million from the Welsh Government to test new... (Continue reading)

EU funding to help Law Lab deliver universal access to justice

The Counsel General and Brexit Minister, Jeremy Miles, today announced £4 million EU funding towards the new £5.6 million Legal Innovation Lab for Wales, which will be developed as part of the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law at Swansea... (Continue reading)

Procurement transformation: architecture

Work to reshape the National Procurement Service, Value Wales and Commercial Innovation teams as outlined in Mark Drakeford’s written statement last year has been progressing. We have established an internal Transition Oversight Group (TOG) to deliver this work. The group... (Continue reading)

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£6 million Welsh Government support for businesses to deal with Brexit

The Welsh Government is making a further £6 million available to help businesses manage the ongoing disruption and uncertainty caused by Brexit, Economy Minister Ken Skates has announced. With continued uncertainty remaining around the UK’s departure from the European Union... (Continue reading)

Funding for Melrose Museum

£395k to promote Roman heritage in the south of Scotland. A specialist Roman history museum in the borders town of Melrose is to be expanded and refurbished so that it can display more exhibits. The investment in the Trimontium Museum... (Continue reading)

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Brexit deal impact study

Exit agreement predicted to hit Scottish economy. Scotland’s economy would suffer significant damage under the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal, according to Scottish Government analysis. The assessment estimates that under the free trade agreement envisaged in the deal, Scottish Gross Domestic... (Continue reading)

Support for fishing

£1.1m funding will improve safety of industry. Additional funding of more than £1 million has been announced to support the Scottish fishing industry and help make it safer. The money will aim to reduce the number of accidents and lives... (Continue reading)

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Play your part in shaping Wales’ future farming support and make the most of available assistance – Lesley Griffiths

“Play your part in shaping Wales’ future farming support and make the most of the available assistance”: that is the message from Lesley Griffiths to Wales’ farmers, when she visited the Welsh Dairy Show yesterday, Tuesday 29th October 2019. The Minister... (Continue reading)

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