Business

Growing North Wales firm paves way for 75 new jobs with new £1.5m contract

A North Wales company that’s revolutionising the construction industry is planning to create 75 new jobs after landing its biggest ever single contract worth £1.5 million. Monolith has developed non-combustible, rapid-fit brick slips which significantly speed up the construction process and are now being used to clad a trio of high-end apartment blocks in Salford. […]

Top North Wales attraction to launch £1 million green energy project

An iconic eco-friendly North Wales attraction is resurrecting plans for an ambitious £1million sustainable expansion project. Anglesey Sea Zoo hopes to start work on the extension to their premises at Brynsiencyn, on the Menai Strait, at the end of this year. The eco-build project will double the current size of the facility, which lies on […]

Call for care workers’ fees to be waived as Covid goodwill gesture

Care workers in Wales who look after people in their own homes are calling for a controversial £30 registration fee to be waived this year. The voluntary scheme administered by Social Care Wales on behalf of the Welsh Government became compulsory in the midst of the pandemic in April last year and the social care […]

Christmas comes early as high street giant teams up with Denbigh primary school

Christmas has come early for a Denbighshire primary school which is earning itself much-needed funds thanks to a partnership with a high street giant. Enterprising Ysgol Y Parc Infants school in Denbigh have installed a storage unit from local company Lock Stock Self Storage and are selling surplus stock from Poundland in Rhyl to raise […]

League of shame

A “terrible ten” local authorities who pay the lowest care home fees in Wales have been named and shamed – with Swansea rock bottom. According to industry champions Care Forum Wales (CFW), care homes are the victims of an untenable post code lottery which means they’re paid wildly differing fees depending on which county they […]

Tourism leader toasts reopening of pubs but says industry has been let down

A tourism leader is looking forward to welcoming visitors back to North Wales after the easing of  Covid restrictions but he criticised the Welsh Government for the “confusion and anxiety” they had caused. It’s been revealed that from May 17 people in Wales will be able to have a pint of beer or a glass […]

Sweet smell of recognition for “Coronavirus warriors”

An army of “Coronavirus warriors” who work for a care organisation in North Wales have been rewarded for their heroic dedication during the pandemic. More than 800 staff at Pendine Park’s care homes in Wrexham and Caernarfon have been presented with kind gifts, including scented diffusers, as a thank you gesture by regular supplier CareHomeLife. […]

New director Joanne appointed to spearhead ambitious growth plans

A top accountancy company  has appointed a new director to help steer the firm’s ambitious growth plans. Coxeys, one of the region’s fastest-growing accountancy firms with offices in Wrexham, Chester and Saltney, is hoping to boost its workforce by a further 20% over the next few years and says further acquisitions could be on the […]

Search is on to find climate change business heroes

A search has been launched to find Net Zero heroes as companies across North Wales and Merseyside battle to reduce carbon emissions. The challenge has been set by the North Wales Mersey Dee Business Council who are organising a major online conference, Net Zero 2021, on Thursday, May 20, in a bid to inspire business […]

New flagship trailer centre in Berkshire creates more jobs

A new trailer distributor is creating five more jobs and has further plans to expand its workforce thanks to its new partnership with an iconic brand. Agricultural plant and machinery firm John Day Engineering, which already supplies some of the world’s best-known horse trainers, will start selling market-leading products from Ifor Williams Trailers this month […]