Business Weekly Podcast – Episode 18


In this week’s Podcast, we spoke a variety of business leaders across Wales including:

  • Economy Minister, Ken Skates AM, spoke to us about Welsh Government funding of 650k for a new Software Development Hub in the Welsh capital.
  • Walter May from Global Welsh tells us about a new investment portal enabling Welsh Diaspora to invest in Wales based businesses.
  • Colin Lea of Transport for Wales talks to us about the  £7 million investment to upgrade and maintain station ticket machines.
  • Monmouthshire based Estuary Oils, have the opportunity to win of £100 million in contracts thanks to Sell2Wales. Ashley Smith from Estuary Oils spoke to us about the opportunity.
  • Brains Brewery have recently moved to their new site and have released a special beer to celebrate the move. Head Brewer Bill Dobson explains all.
  • Ashley Rogers from the Growth Track 360 Campaign speaks to us about the campaign and their plans for the North Wales Rail Network.
  • Ben Samson tells us why Swansea University has become the first organisation in Wales to achieve Gold standard for its work in promoting the benefits of cycling to staff.
  • Dean Jeffery of Tourism Swansea Bay covers a new joint initiative with BayTrans, to promote Swansea bay as a leading tourist destination.