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“Grow in Wales, sell to the world” – Vaughan Gething

“Grow your business in Wales and sell to the world” - that was the message from Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething today as he visited Pontypool-based manufacturer and exporter Flamgard Calidair to encourage more Welsh companies to export their goods and services internationally.

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Welsh Government attracts Global smart tech energy team to Wales

Innovative smart energy technology provider Thermify is to establish a facility in South Wales, Economy Minister Vaughan Gething has announced.

The international company, headed by Silicon Valley entrepreneur Travis Theune, is due to move into Sony’s Pencoed site this month.

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Moving the Welsh Economy Forward: “A Team Wales recovery, built by all of us” - Economy Minister

The Welsh Government will pursue a progressive economic policy that focusses on better jobs, narrowing the skills divide and tackling poverty, Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething, will say today.

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Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething, on the latest Labour Market Statistics

Commenting on today’s Labour Market Statistics, Economy Minister Vaughan Gething said:

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Wales introduces Covid Pass for events and nightclubs

People in Wales must show a Covid Pass or demonstrate their Covid status to enter nightclubs and attend large events from today (7am Monday 11th October 2021).

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New jobs programme to create life changing opportunities for 16-18 year olds in Wales

A new flexible programme focused on helping young people aged 16-18 reach their full potential and take their first steps into the world of work is being launched by the Welsh Government.

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AMRC will allow North Wales to fulfil its economic ambition – Lesley Griffiths

The £20m AMRC Cymru in Broughton will raise productivity in the region and along with the North Wales Growth Deal and Welsh Government investment in infrastructure, will allow the region to fulfil its economic ambition, Minister for North Wales Lesley Griffiths said today.

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Rhyl Transforming Towns project is a win-win – Economy Minister

A project in a former builders’ merchant in Rhyl is a win-win benefiting the town centre while creating jobs, bringing training opportunities and supporting affordable housing Economy Minister Vaughan Gething said today.

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Economic Resilience Fund vital helps protect highly-trained staff at Treforest resin technology specialists

The Welsh Government has helped protect 30 highly-trained staff at a resin and print technology specialist in Treforest thanks to funding from its Economic Resilience Fund (ERF).

Apprenticeship incentives extended

Incentives for businesses to recruit apprentices further extended by Welsh Government

The Welsh Government is further extending incentives to support businesses in recruiting apprentices in Wales until February 2022.

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Behind the scenes of the boom in TV production in Wales& His Dark Materials 3

With an ever-increasing number of TV productions choosing to be based in Wales over the summer, Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, Dawn Bowden recently had a behind the scenes tour of Wolf Studios Wales – and saw first-hand the benefits to the Welsh economy, and growth in local employment, that the surge in TV production has brought to the creative sector in Cardiff and beyond.

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UK Government ‘leaving communities in the dark and denying Wales vital investment’ with handling of successor EU funds – Vaughan Gething

Ongoing UK Government delays in delivering successor EU funds for Wales is leaving communities in the dark, which will cost Wales job opportunities and undermine badly needed projects, Economy Minister Vaughan Gething has said today.