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Volvo has been in operation since 1927. Today, Volvo is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world, operating in over 100 countries; including Wales. Offering the latest models from Fordthorne Motorpark on Penarth Road, Volvo Cars Cardiff offer a premium range of sedans, cross country, estates, and luxury SUVs.
Innovantage is the UK’s leading provider of real-time labour market intelligence. By tracking millions of live online job postings each month advertised across the UK’s major job boards as well as thousands of company websites, our software provides users with the most comprehensive analysis of recruitment demand in the UK.
A purpose-led organisation, Good Energy was established in 1999 with a clear mission: to power the choice of a cleaner, greener future together. It supplies 100% renewable electricity to thousands of businesses, organisations and households across the UK. Using only renewable sources to generate the power for its customers, Good Energy owns two wind farms and seven solar farms, including Brynwhilach Solar Farm in South Wales.
Harlequin was formed in July 1997 with the vision of becoming the Market Leading supplier of printing & packaging products exclusively to the QSR market. The continual evolution and growth of the company over the preceding 16 years have been built around the supply of high quality, proprietary business-to-business products, knowledge and expertise through some of the longest standing independent, multiple outlet and globally recognised brands right through to the leading online food ordering portal in the world.
NewLaw Solicitors is one of the fastest growing law firms in the UK. It was established in 2004 with the aim of providing a legal service that gets results for both their individual and commercial clients. This approach has seen NewLaw grow from a start-up of 2 to over 500 staff in our Bristol & Cardiff office and their associated office in Glasgow.
ITERATE is the UK’s most disruptive product design consultancy who work with businesses to develop a product from an initial idea right through to full production. Their design team blend creative and technical expertise in order to develop unique product experiences; operating across an array of market sectors that include: medical, industrial and consumer product design.
Business in Focus is a not-for-profit organisation helping businesses start up and grow. They are an award winning social enterprise with a 30 year track record employing nearly 90 people, with a net worth of c£7 million. They offer three main services: Business Accommodation, Business Support and access to Start Up Loans as a delivery partner of the Start Up Loan Company
Le Gros Solicitors was set up in the summer of 2011. Their intention is to assist their clients by applying a dynamic and commercial approach to all aspects of commercial property law. Using these principles, they hope to develop long-term relationships with their clients, working closely with them to understand their business and legal needs.
The Recruit 121 Group is an innovative staffing, sourcing and training consultancy provider. They aim to create highly specialized services and solutions for our candidates and clients. Their Industry expertise, experience and unique approach means we’re a trusted recruitment and training partner to thousands of businesses across the world.
Acorn is one of the UK’s leading recruitment agencies. They provide specialist permanent, temporary and contract recruitment support within a number of industries, and also offer an elite Executive Search service to find and place the most sought-after professionals for senior management and board level roles. Established, honest and effective, they’re the preferred recruitment partner for thousands of businesses.
Western Power Distribution is the company responsible for electricity distribution in the Midlands, South West and Wales. Their business serves over 7.8 million customers and they employ over 6,000 members of staff to ensure the highest quality of service.
Grant Thornton’s G service is for smaller clients looking to develop ambitious growth plans. They provide proactive support together with insights, tools and services to help grow your business whilst supporting your personal goals. If you think your business is destined for bigger things their hands on regional support integrated with nationwide reach and expertise will be for you, so please get in touch.
Greenaway Scott is a specialist law firm which deals solely in Corporate Finance and Commercial Contracts & IP. In particular, the corporate team focuses on mergers, acquisitions, MBOs/MBIs, investments and transactional work and advises companies from start-up to exit.
The Port of Milford Haven is the UK’s largest energy port and the biggest port in Wales. A 24/7 operation, the Port offers a range of marine services as well as owning and operating Pembroke Port and Milford Marina and Fish Docks. Activities such as cargo handling, ferry operations, fish landing and cruise calls as well as a first class marina are spread across these two sites.
Croner is the UK’s leading provider of HR, Health & Safety, pay and reward services. From 24/7 advice lines to onsite training and consultancy, Croner has supported thousands of organisations with the management of people, safety and employment law for over 70 years.
Korn Ferry is the preeminent global people and organisational firm. We help leaders, organisations and societies succeed by releasing the full power and potential of people. Their nearly 7,000 colleagues deliver services through our Executive Search, Hay Group and Futurestep divisions.
Every business that employs people at some point is likely to need HR services and employment law advice. Boss HR can provide solutions that ensure your people are as productive as they can be. Their services include employment documentation, HR and employment law advice, HR project work, recruitment and training tailored to your needs.
Jammy Custard are an experienced, commercially-driven animation studio based in Cardiff. Since 2011, they’ve been proud specialists in creating meaningful animated videos and design work for businesses across multiple industries.
Magenta is a small Financial Planning business, based in Bridgend. They currently employ 5 people and were founded in September 2016. They believe that money is just an enabler and encourage our clients to live the best possible lives with the money they have. They work with clients to organise their financial affairs and make a personal financial plan, for their future security and happiness.
UpriseVSI is a web development and technology company that specialises in the design and build of online booking systems, bespoke web applications and complex data integration projects. The company offers a range of technology solutions including thinkBooker, an online booking & scheduling system that won ‘Best Emerging Technology’ at the 2017 Wales Online Digital Awards. The system is used by the likes of the NFL franchise, Jacksonville Jaguars, leading London fashion retailer, Browns Fashion, the Aston Martin Owners Club, Welsh Rugby Union and Cardiff Airport.
Supertemps have been finding jobs for people and filling vacancies for employers since 1980. That makes them the longest-established independent recruitment agency in North Wales. In that time they have forged trusted relationships with a huge range of employers, and built the best reputation for helping people find work.
My Development Zone is the simple way to develop and grow your employees and your business. The platform has revolutionised online learning and now helps thousands of learners & employees across the world to develop their business skills and knowledge.
The Taff Housing Association is a successful community-based Housing Association with over 1300 homes in the Canton, Fairwater, Grangetown, Riverside and Butetown areas of Cardiff, as well as specialist supported housing projects for young women in Roath and Canton.
The RLA is the leading voice for landlords in England and Wales. The name back to 1998 but their roots and experience go back decades to make us the UK’s first national landlord association. Owned and trusted by their members, they represent over 22,000 landlords with a combined portfolio of more than quarter of a million properties.
Peter Lynn and Partners was established in 1999 to offer top quality commercial and civil advice to businesses and people in Swansea. With several offices in the heart of the Swansea area and a base in Cardiff as well, PL&P offer a wide range of legal advice and services to individuals and businesses across the South Wales region.
Pronto Hire are a privately owned company providing short, medium and long term rental of light commercial vans and minibuses (up to 3.5 tons) to businesses across South Wales. Headquartered in Caerphilly and founded in 1985, they have grown into one of the largest independent van hire operators in the area.
Henry Howard Finance (HHF) was established in 1996 and is the largest independent finance house in Wales. Its flexible and responsive finance solutions assist more than 20,000 different UK-based businesses across a variety of sectors. In 2016 alone, HHF provided finance for more than 6,000 businesses lending in excess of £150 million. Its group portfolio stands in excess of £250 million. Henry Howard Finance Group has five business divisions that support the SME market with access to finance, equipment and commercial lending services.
Sitka is Wales’ specialist recruitment agency for leadership and management roles. With over 30 years’ collective experience, its directors combine executive search and selection with traditional recruitment techniques to find exceptional executives, directors and senior managers. As an independent agency focused solely on organisations in Wales, they have an outstanding local knowledge. Coupled with their experience of multiple business functions and flair for getting to the heart of businesses’ needs, this has made them a trusted and essential recruitment partner for some of Wales’ best organisations.
Quantum are an independent financial services consultancy that provides solution based pension and employee benefit services to employers, scheme trustees and members. Their team of experienced professionals will design, maintain and review your employee benefit arrangements so that they work efficiently and deliver real value. They can also help you to communicate pensions and benefits in clear, simple language – so that your employees understand their true value.
Techniquest’s mission is to engage people with science and to motivate them to learn more. They provide a range of services to schools and teachers to complement formal education provision in Wales and work extensively with public audiences.
Headed by Liz Brookes, who has a wealth of industry experience having managed projects both in the UK and overseas, Grapevine Event Management delivers a range of trade, conferences, awards ceremonies and meetings for clients across a number of industry sectors – from the armed forces and banking to medical and professional services.
Select Security provides high-tech security solutions for clients across the rural/agricultural, commercial, industrial and residential sectors throughout the UK. Select’s skilled engineers will design and install bespoke high-end systems – whatever your requirements and no matter how challenging the location. All their equipment comes with a lifetime guarantee (as long as you contract us to maintain it for you).
RW Learning works with clients to develop strong leadership teams. Their local specialist team take the time to understand the unique challenges that your leaders face, and provide bold, curious and brave solutions through management training programs, individual personal development, assessment and development programmes. Their cutting edge products and services always achieve measurable results.
As one of the largest corporate and SME insurance brokers in the UK, we take the time to understand your unique business and its specific requirements. Our local teams and network of experts provide unparalleled access to an extensive range of tailor-made, trade specific insurance and risk management programmes.