Ameer goes for growth in high-end corporate events

 Ambitious Ameer Shabbir is building a high-end events business from his base in Newport. His new business presently stages a few thought-leadership events each year for the HR industry, bringing together leaders in the field. Delegates to his HR Leaders Conferences(HRLC) are HR senior executives from international… Read more ›

New agency is all about the image

A dynamic new  production  agency has launched in South Wales to help businesses make their voices heard.  In an increasingly noisy marketplace, Bradley Lever is aware that standing out from the crowd is more important than ever.   And to help his clients do that, Bradley’s business The Content Creators, aims to show how… Read more ›

Gerard's training studio gets a lift

A personal training venture in Mid Wales has been given a lift by a Welsh community lender.  Former Welsh powerlifter Gerard Matthews is launching a new personal training studio in Newtown, thanks to backing from Robert Owen Community Banking Fund (ROCBF).  The investment is the first ROCBF had made using the Enterprise Finance… Read more ›

UKSE helps create 70 jobs in Valleys

Tata Steel subsidiary UK Steel Enterprise has supported a £600,000 investment creating 71 new jobs and securing 37 in one of Wales’ most disadvantaged communities.  UK Steel Enterprise provided a £100,000 loan to Dragon Recycling Solutions of Rhymney, and Welsh Government and Development Bank of Wales… Read more ›

Sarah helps people connect to the digital world

Sarah Williams has launched a business to help people make the most of the digital age.  Having spent years working on the roll-out of computerisation of the UK’s Post office network, she has set up a new Swansea-based business, Tech Connect.  Her firm offers one-to-one tutoring on digital devices… Read more ›

Grant helps get beauty business on the road

Helping bridal parties look their very best for the big day is Michelle Skellern’s mission. The experienced beautician takes her service on the road, offering a full range of hair and beauty treatments to a… Read more ›

£500,000 deal as comms company expands

A Welsh unified communications and collaboration company with a global perspective has received a £500,000 investment boost. The funding for Conversant of Cwmbran is a joint loan and equity package by Development Bank of Wales and Tata Steel subsidiary UK Steel Enterprise. The company is aiming to create around 32 jobs as the… Read more ›

Pitter Patter of tiny feet means local jobs for Llanidloes

Working with children was always Amy Parrotte’s dream - and now she has a successful business doing just that. Almost five years ago Amy opened the Pitter Patterday nursery in the heart of Llanidloes in Powys, and she is now in charge of a thriving business with around 50 little ones… Read more ›

Ethical lender appoints new CEO

Welsh ethical lender Robert Owen Community Banking (ROCB) is to embark on a programme of development and growth. ROCB’s newly appointed Chief Executive, Mark White, is planning to launch a range of new business and personal loans tailored to the needs of Wales. The experienced banker and finance expert has taken over at Powys-based… Read more ›

Cleverchefs aims to grow at CBBC

Masterchef The Professionals contestant Nick Collins is aiming to double  the size of his high-end catering business in the next three years. And he has chosen a new base at recently-refurbished Cardiff Bay Business Centre to help him do it. Cleverchefs, which provides high restaurant standard catering… Read more ›

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