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Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething with a learner at Itec in Cwmbran

Extra £2.5m to support more young people into work or further training

A programme that provides young people the skills, qualifications and experience they need to get a job, continue their training or return to education is to receive an extra £2.5m in funding.

Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething and CEO of Safran Seats GB, Véronique Bardelmann

More than 900 workers sitting comfortably following Welsh Government support for business growth

A business that designs, manufactures and maintains first and business class aircraft seating is investing for the future at its sites in Newport and Cwmbran, after Welsh Government funding helped support more than 900 existing jobs and further workforce growth.

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Economy Minister welcomes Senedd vote for longer transition to protect steel jobs

The Economy Minister has welcomed a unanimous Senedd vote arguing that there is a viable future for blast furnace steelmaking in Wales as part of a just transition.

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Building a stronger future for Welsh construction

Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething recently addressed a construction summit in Cardiff which brought together Welsh construction sector leaders during a period of economic pressures and challenges.

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£300k to safeguard future of paper packaging firm in Caerphilly

A paper packaging manufacturer for the food industry in Caerphilly has been granted £300,000 of Welsh Government funding to safeguard 55 jobs and create 10 more.

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‘Wales being failed by Levelling Up’, says Economy Minister

The Economy Minister will today (Tuesday 16th January) say in a Senedd debate that the UK Government’s Levelling-Up schemes are failing Welsh people, businesses, and communities as the amount of unreplaced EU funding rises with inflation.

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Sports start-up is batting for success thanks to Business Wales

The Welsh Government has announced further support for its scheme to help unemployed people facing hidden barriers to start their own business

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£1.5 million for digital factory hub helping Welsh manufacturers to innovate

A pioneering project in Neath Port Talbot to help manufacturers boost productivity and sustainability has been granted £1.5m of Welsh Government innovation funding.

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Tens of thousands of homes and businesses can access gigabit capable speeds as rollout of full fibre broadband smashes targets

More than 44,000 homes and businesses across Wales are benefiting from improved connectivity thanks to the Welsh Government’s rollout of fast full fibre broadband

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Economy Minister sets out top priorities for a stronger Welsh economy ‘built by all of us’

Ambition for stand-out Welsh strengths, green prosperity, skills and local jobs form the top priorities for the Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething, who will today (Tuesday 28th November) set out his plans to deliver the Welsh Government’s Mission for a stronger economy.

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Wales strengthens cooperation with German state of Baden- Württemberg through signing of a joint declaration

During a visit to Stuttgart this week, Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething, and Baden-Württemberg’s Minister for Economic Affairs, Dr Nicole Hoffmeister-Kraut, signed a joint statement of cooperation to further boost political, economic, social, and ecological ties.

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Economy Minister welcomes significant investment in Wales by Panasonic

Global electronics company, Panasonic, has today cemented its ongoing commitment to Wales by announcing an up to £20m investment in its facility in Cardiff.