Showcasing the Best of Welsh Business

Strategic Partners

Business News Wales works with a variety of complimentary strategic partners who share our vision in promoting the economic well-being of Businesses in Wales.
 

Our Strategic Partners

The Royal Mint

The Royal Mint

The Royal Mint is the world’s leading export mint, making coins and medals for an average of 60 countries every year. However, its first responsibility is to make and distribute United Kingdom coins as well as to supply blanks and official medals. The Royal Mint is a government owned company. They’re committed to providing a financial return to the UK government in line with agreed targets.

Cardiff Airport

Cardiff Airport

Cardiff Airport is the national airport for Wales, welcoming over 1.4 million passengers annually. 18 airlines currently operate out of Cardiff including KLM, Flybe, Ryanair, Vueling and Thomson. Since its purchase by the Welsh Government in 2013, Cardiff Airport has undergone significant improvements to enhance its surrounding infrastructure and the customer experience, including refurbishments to the terminal’s departure lounge; plus the addition of new airlines and destinations.

Investors in People

Investors in People

Since 1991 Investors in People has set the standard for better people management. Their standard defines what it takes to lead, support and manage people well for sustainable results. With a community of over 14,000 organisations across 75 countries worldwide, successful accreditation against the Investors in People Standard is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to success.

Development Bank of Wales

Development Bank of Wales

The Development Bank of Wales is here to help businesses get the capital they need to start up, strengthen and grow. Backed by the Welsh Government, the Development Bank will invest over £400m in Welsh businesses over the next five years. When private sector investment and the funding available to homebuyers through Help To Buy – Wales is taken into account, the Development Bank will have a billion-pound impact on the Welsh economy.

Monmouthshire County Council

Monmouthshire County Council

Monmouthshire County Council is the governing body for Monmouthshire– one of the 22 unitary authorities of Wales. The Council was created in 1996 and operates across this historic gateway county which also borders the English counties of Herefordshire and Gloucestershire.

Cardiff Council

Cardiff Council

Cardiff Council is the governing body for Cardiff, the capital of Wales. The council consists of 75 councillors, 29 electoral wards and occupies over 300 buildings. Sustainable development is a guiding principle for all of the council’s activities.

FOR Cardiff

FOR Cardiff

A Business Improvement District (BID) is a set geographical boundary where businesses get together, decide what improvements they would like to make in their city centre, how they will effect these changes and what it will cost them as a group. In July 2016, 84% of businesses within Cardiff city centre voted in favour of being awarded BID status. This means that, for the next five years, the BID will work with the £7.5 Million budget raised to make the city more welcoming, vibrant and influential.

Pembrokeshire Council

Pembrokeshire Council

Pembrokeshire County Council is the governing body for Pembrokeshire, one of the Principal Areas of Wales. Pembrokeshire County Council is comprised of 60 Councillors, who each represent residents in different areas of Pembrokeshire. Councillors have a duty to serve their communities and work with Council officers to provide services to the public.

Welsh Government

Welsh Government

The Welsh Government is the devolved government for Wales. Led by the First Minister, it works across devolved areas that include key areas of public life such as health, education and the environment. Welsh Government is a devolved administration, supported by 4 agencies and public bodies.

Business Wales

Business Wales

The Welsh Government’s Business Wales service supports new and established businesses in Wales. Business Wales supports the sustainable growth of small and medium size enterprises across the country by offering access to information, guidance and business support.

Life Sciences Hub

Life Sciences Hub

Life Sciences Hub Wales, based in Cardiff Bay, is the focal point for the sector in Wales – stimulating interaction, innovation, networking and collaboration. A nerve centre for the whole of the Life Sciences sector, including academic and healthcare organisations, business, expert advisers, clinical and funding organisations.

Barclays

Barclays

Barclays is an international financial services provider engaged in personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management with an extensive presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. Barclays’ purpose is to help people achieve their ambitions – in the right way.

Nominet

Nominet

.cymru and .wales domain names are the first truly Welsh domains and were launched on the 1st March 2015. The domains create a real opportunity for businesses, organisations and individuals to showcase their Welsh credentials and fly the flag for Wales online.

Swansea Bay Futures

Swansea Bay Futures

A not for profit company set up in 2006 which works to promote and connect business, education and development in Swansea Bay, on behalf of its members and in support of the regional economy as a whole. The key ethos is that by working together we are stronger and more likely to succeed as a region.

Bridge Innovation

Bridge Innovation

The Bridge Innovation Centre is Pembrokeshire’s premier location for stimulating innovation in businesses. We provide an impressive environment for innovation and business growth, affording opportunities for knowledge sharing, collaboration and networking, supported by onsite business advice services and access to high quality academic technical support.

Pembrokeshire College

Pembrokeshire College

Pembrokeshire College is the county’s largest provider of a wide range of post-16 education and training. Situated in a modern, purpose-built campus in Haverfordwest, the College offers young people and adults excellent training opportunities.

The CBI

The CBI

With over 50 years of experience, The CBI is the UK’s most effective and influential business organisation. The CBI is the UK’s premier business organisation, providing a voice for firms at a regional, national and international level to policymakers.

Wolfestone

Wolfestone

Wolfestone was founded in 2006 by Anna Bastek and Roy Allkin and is one of the leading translation and language services company in the UK, specialising in translation, localisation, multilingual SEO, interpreting, transcreation. Based in Swansea, Wolfestone is focused on one ultimate goal: complete customer satisfaction.

Endeavr

Endeavr

Airbus Group Endeavr Wales (Endeavr) is a joint initiative between Airbus Group and the Welsh Government to support innovation in Wales. Endeavr is committed to the research and development of technologies in the fields of the Digital Economy, the Low Carbon Economy and Advanced Engineering & Manufacturing.

Towergate

Towergate

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.

BITC Cymru

BITC Cymru

Business in the Community (BITC) Cymru is the Prince’s Responsible Business Network in Wales. They are the business-led charity that works with companies of all sizes and sectors to help them achieve success by maximising the commercial benefits of responsible business practices.