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Welsh Government helps protect 70 jobs at Europe’s largest producer of paper straws

The Welsh Government’s unique Economic Resilience Fund (ERF) has helped safeguard 70 important jobs against the economic effects of the coronavirus at Europe’s largest producer of paper straws - Caerphilly-based Transcend Packaging.

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Wales’ highly efficient research sector “punches above its weight” – new report

Wales’ research institutions achieve results beyond their scale, according to a report published today (Monday, August 2)

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Vaccination saves lives: new toolkit to help employers encourage employees get Covid-19 vaccine

The Welsh Government is encouraging employers to do all they can to support their workforce to get vaccinated.

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New programme to help more Welsh firms export globally

A new programme to help Welsh firms who have never exported before to sell their products in new international markets is being launched by Wales’ Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething.

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"UK Ministers must respect devolution" - Scottish and Welsh Governments call for fair funding

The UK Government will undermine devolution if they establish freeports in Scotland and Wales without reaching agreement with devolved governments, according to Scottish and Welsh Ministers.

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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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Enjoy the holidays and keep Wales safe this summer says Economy Minister

As the summer holidays begin, Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething will today visit Dŵr Cymru’s Llys y Frân Lake in Pembrokeshire to officially open its newly redeveloped visitor attraction and recreational facilities.

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Welsh Government Investment lifts climbing centre to steady ground

Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething visited Boulders Climbing Centre in Cardiff to see how the centre has used Welsh Government Economic Resilience Funding to find new ways of operating - and keeping visitors safe.

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On Monday, 12 July, Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething will visit Boulders Climbing Centre, Cardiff to see how funding from the Welsh Government’s Economic Resilience Fund 3 has helped the business to adapt and develop. 

The Welsh Government has made £2.5 billion available to support businesses across Wales during the pandemic, helping to protect in excess of 160,000 jobs that might otherwise have been lost.

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Compound semiconductor technology sector will be at the heart of the next industrial revolution – Economy Minister Vaughan Gething

The compound semiconductor technology sector will be at the heart of the next industrial revolution and is of vital importance to the Welsh economy, Minister for Economy Vaughan Gething has said.

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Welsh Ministers call for UK Government action on Freeports in Wales

The UK Government has yet to present an offer to the Welsh Government for a Freeport to be established in Wales, Welsh Ministers will tell a Westminster committee later.

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Keeping visitors and Wales safe this summer

At an online session hosted by Visit Wales today, tourism businesses had the opportunity to hear from the RNLI and AdventureSmart UK on how to help guests and visitors stay safer in the outdoors this summer.