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Welsh Government support helping Caerphilly business relocate and safeguard jobs

Welsh Government support is helping a Caerphilly county borough-based business to future proof its operations by relocating and safeguarding jobs, Economy Minister Vaughan Gething has announced.

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Brilliant Basics delivering memorable experiences

The busy summer for Wales’ Visitor Economy has shown the crucial importance of tourism infrastructure in delivering a quality experience for visitors.

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Economy Minister launches new programme to help boost Welsh exports

Welsh companies in five key sectors will be brought together to help each other export more of their products across the globe, as part of a new programme being launched by Economy Minister Vaughan Gething.

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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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New £1.8m fund to encourage Welsh innovation in low carbon vehicle technology

A new £1.8m fund to encourage businesses to move beyond manufacturing internal combustion engines to producing low carbon vehicle technologies, helping to stimulate innovative economic growth in Wales, is being established by Ford and the Welsh Government.

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‘Diolch’ - Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething, thanks tourism and hospitality industry, staff and visitors ahead of the bank holiday weekend

With the last summer bank holiday and end of school holidays approaching, Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething has thanked everyone for their efforts in keeping Wales safe over the summer.

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£2.5m funding boost to back businesses in the everyday local economy

The Welsh Government is providing a further £2.5 million for projects which support the everyday economy, improving services and bringing better jobs, closer to home. The new funding will support innovative projects to help improve recruitment into social care and boost local Welsh NHS spending.  

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Welsh Government further extends measures to protect businesses from eviction

Businesses affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will now be protected from eviction until 25 March, 2022, Economy Minister Vaughan Gething has announced.

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US tech leader brings high value jobs to Blaenau Gwent

Economy Minister Vaughan Gething today announced that American cloud-based tech company SIMBA Chain is due to set up a base in Ebbw Vale following Welsh Government support through its Tech Valleys programme, creating 26 well-paid, highly skilled jobs.

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Minister for Economy, Vaughan Gething on the latest labour market statistics

Commenting on today’s labour market statistics, Economy Minister Vaughan Gething said:

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Economy Minister Vaughan Gething congratulates Welsh Government backed software start-up on rapid expansion

Economy Minister Vaughan Gething has congratulated software start-up company Aforza on securing a $22 million funding investment which will see it double its number of employees, establish new headquarters in the US and drive significant product innovation that will benefit consumer goods businesses of all shapes and sizes.

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All signals go: new world-class rail testing centre given green light

A new world-class rail testing facility on a former opencast mining site at the head of the Dulais and Swansea valleys has been given the seal of approval by local councillors.