Business

Michelin-star pizza man’s lockdown switch to home delivery

A chef at a Michelin star restaurant who has brought Italian style and vintage vehicles to the world of mobile catering has kept his business going through the Covid-19 lockdown by switching to home delivery. Alex Vincenzo Miraglia runs Altieri Catering from the Lock Stock Storage Park on Saltney’s River Lane and after just 12 […]

Fusion technology – firm launches £150k business connectivity platform

A brand new North Wales-based software company has launched its first product – a revolutionary platform that brings extra levels of connectivity to businesses working across multiple locations. Fusion Interactive Technologies has spent over £150,000 developing the ground-breaking Fusion Health and Safety platform, a software system that links companies from their headquarters to their most […]

Creamery keeps on trucking with £600,000 investment to reduce carbon footprint

A farmer-owned creamery has invested £600,000 updating its transport fleet with four new state of the art trucks which are also kinder to the environment. The DAF trucks will help South Caernarfon Creameries reduce their carbon footprint because they have lower carbon emissions and increased maneuverability on rural roads. They have replaced older models in […]

Care home owner calls for urgent inquiry into “scandalously” low fees

A Powys care homeowner is so disillusioned with the unfair postcode lottery system of residential care funding in Wales that he’s calling for an urgent investigation. After spending 14 years battling for change Doug Leach, who runs the Bryngwy care home in Rhayader says he is fed up with the chronic underfunding of social care. […]

Cheapskate Awards given to “uncaring” councils propping up league of shame

A “terrible ten” local authorities are being presented with Cheapskate Awards for paying the lowest care home fees in Wales amid the coronavirus crisis. They’re being awarded by Care Forum Wales who say the biggest difference between the highest and lowest weekly fee per person is more than £12,000 a year  – equivalent to nearly […]

Tourism facing “cataclysmic” job losses of up to 12,500 in North Wales

Around 10,500 jobs will be lost in the tourism and hospitality industry in North Wales even if it’s allowed to start trading again on July 1 – with another 2,000 at risk if it’s a month later. That’s the stark conclusion of a survey conducted by North Wales Tourism with support from the North Wales […]

Calls for new fund to help restart £14.2bn North Wales economy

Business leaders in North Wales are urging the Welsh and UK governments to set up a £700,000 fund to help reignite the region’s economy and overcome the huge slump caused by the coronavirus crisis. More than 50 companies and organisations have put their names to a letter sent by the Business Council of North Wales […]

Mum of autistic son urges firms to tap into £249bn of spending power

A business leader with a severely autistic son has set up a social enterprise to help companies tap into the £249 billion of spending power of disabled people in the UK. Davina Carey-Evans, who runs the Anglesey-based event and marketing company Sbarc, set up Piws (Welsh for purple) as a Community Interest Company to help […]

Trailer firm turns up the heat with relaxation retreat “on wheels”

A top trailer maker has helped turn up the heat to create a new luxury sauna on wheels. Finnmark Ltd, which counts celebrities and movie stars among its clients, has launched a fully functioning wood-burning sauna using box van  from Ifor Williams Trailers. The company, run by brothers’ Jake and Max Newport, who are still […]