Business Finance and Banking

Lloyd Powell, Head of ACCA Cymru / Wales comments on the Chancellor’s Spring Statement

Lloyd Powell, Head of ACCA Cymru/Wales, has commented on yesterday’s Spring Statement by the Chancellor: “The Chancellor had the chance with this Spring Statement to prioritise supporting Wales’ small and medium businesses through the current onslaught of cost increases. “While some positive steps were announced, many small businesses would have wanted to see more immediate […]

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Business News Swansea

Mrs Buckét scrubs up head office

Leading commercial cleaning company Mrs Buckét has made a significant investment at its head office in a drive to provide its growing team with a fresh environment focused on wellbeing and collaboration. Mrs Buckét, which has offices in Cardiff, Swansea and Bristol, has modernised its flagship Swansea office, adding more desk space and an additional […]

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Business News Wales News

Chamber reveals the impact of rising costs on business in Wales

Chambers Wales South East, South West and Mid has revealed the impact of rising costs on businesses in Wales following the British Chamber of Commerce’s (BCC) latest UK growth forecast. The BCC has downgraded its expectations for UK economic growth in 2022 to 3.6%, less than half the growth of 7.5% recorded last year. The […]

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Brexit Business EU Export News

BCC research finds little love for EU Trade Deal

71% of UK exporters say EU trade deal is not enabling them to grow or increase sales and only 1 in 8 think it is helping them grow or increase sales New research carried out by the British Chambers of Commerce of more than 1000 businesses has highlighted a host of issues with the UK’s […]

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Business Disability Disability at work News

Wales based Delsion claims first ever Disability Owned Business Enterprise accreditation outside of USA

The highly sought-after Disability:IN approval holds potential for partnerships with globally recognised brands  A Wales-based business has become the first ever business outside of the US to be accredited as a Disability Owned Business Enterprise (DOBE) by Disability:IN, the global organisation driving disability inclusion and equality in business. Based in Swansea, Delsion is a multi-award-winning People […]

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Business Finance and Banking News

Retailers terminate contracts worth over £7bn as one in five in Wales part ways with suppliers deemed not up to scratch

One in five (21%) retailers in Wales have cancelled contracts with suppliers across the last 12 months who don’t meet stringent ethical and sustainable standards, new research¹ reveals.  The research showed: One in five (21%) retailers in Wales cancelled contracts last year with suppliers who fell foul of ethical and sustainable standards The cumulative value of these […]

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Business Finance and Banking Mental Health Network Providers News

Breaking point: Growing numbers of Welsh SMEs expected to struggle to meet payroll by April 2022

Research from ACCA and The CFN reveals Welsh businesses recorded the highest levels of impact on mental health, with almost a half of SMEs feeling more stressed than usual due to financial constraints  More than 2 in 5 (40%) of Welsh SMEs will struggle to meet rising payroll costs in April due to the incoming […]

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Booming family firm among graduates on esteemed leadership programme

DELEGATES on an esteemed leadership programme met for the first time in person at a glittering graduation ceremony. The successful 20Twenty Business Growth Programme cohorts were joined at the event – held at Rossett Hall, Wrexham – by Head of Bangor Business School, Professor Bruce Vanstone, and joint sponsor Hannah Munro, Managing Director of ITAS […]

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Appointments Business News from Wales

New Business Specialist to help SMEs pursue growth

Chambers Wales South East, South West and Mid has appointed a new Business Specialist to help SMEs achieve their potential. David Birch brings a wealth of experience to his new role at the Chamber, having held senior leadership positions in businesses across a variety of sectors including engineering, finance, hospitality and retail. David will help […]

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Business News

AB Glass celebrates 30 years of making a difference

A Welsh company that has worked on many of Wales’ most iconic buildings is celebrating a key anniversary by giving to and helping charities – rather than holding a physical celebration. AB Glass, an award-winning architectural aluminium and access control specialist, marks its 30th anniversary – and will celebrate by renewing its commitment to charities […]

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