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Swansea Based Construction Company Dawnus Are Among Top Ten Ranking Companies With Fastest Growing Profits

Swansea Based Construction Company Dawnus Are Among Top Ten Ranking Companies With Fastest Growing Profits

Dawnus the Swansea-based, award winning construction company has been ranked as high as sixth place in the Sunday Times league table of the top 100 UK companies with the fastest growing profit margins.
Profits rise 121%
The Swansea construction firm already employs more than 1500 people and under the guidance of Managing Director and Co-Founder Bob Jones, the company have seen their …

Tidal Lagoon (Swansea Bay) Posts Massive Loss For Its First 18 Months Of Trading

Tidal Lagoon (Swansea Bay) Plc reported an operating loss of £6.6 million for its first 18 months of trading and said that this was more or less in line with expectations.
Directors say the company will not generate any sort of profit until it starts to generate power which is not likely until at least the autumn of 2018.
The firm which …

Scarlet Fever Reaches 20 Year high In Wales

Scarlet Fever Reaches 20 Year high In Wales

Health Practitioners are being urged by Public Health Wales when assessing their patients to be more mindful of the increase in scarlet fever cases that have been reported in Wales. Last year there were a total of 186 cases reported for the entire year compared to 397 cases for the first few months of 2014, and already it is the …

Spacious Cardiff Lodge Could Be Yours For A Snip at Just £925,000

Spacious Cardiff Lodge Could Be Yours For A Snip at Just £925,000

An incredibly spacious 18th century lodge enclosed by large expanses of meadow, and just 7 miles from a major city might seem like an idylic dream. However, the striking Old Mill Lodge is just a place and what’s more, it’s now up for sale
Offers the best of both worlds
Formerly two working barns which are connected by a central turret and …

370 Jobs At Risk As Pembrokeshire Oil Refinery Fails To Find A Buyer

370 Jobs At Risk As Pembrokeshire Oil Refinery Fails To Find A Buyer

The oil Refinery at Milford Haven has failed to find a buyer after a four year search resulting in the threat of closure and the possible loss of 370 jobs.
Only one of 7 left in the country
The site in Pembrokeshire is one of just 7 oil refineries in the country down from 18 at their height in the 1970′s. It …

Barry Restaurant ‘The Gallery’ Recently Scooped First Prize In National Awards

Barry Restaurant ‘The Gallery’ Recently Scooped First Prize In National Awards

‘The Gallery’ restaurant based in Barry has recently taken first prize in a prestigious award ceremony when it won the Welsh Sustainable Restaurant of the Year after fending off some stiff competition.
After being awarded the prize from patron and president of the sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) Raymond Blanc, the 10 person team that make up The Gallery were over the …

New Office Development In Cardiff City Centre Being Snapped Up By Businesses

New Office Development In Cardiff City Centre Being Snapped Up By Businesses

No 1 Capital Quarter, the latest city centre office development situated right in the heart of Cardiff is only just under offer, but already the development has managed to secure around 70% occupancy.
The 79,000 ft building procured by the Welsh government in a deal worth £14 million is perfectly located in the capital’s Enterprise Zone and companies wishing to base …

Welsh Whisky Company Recently Featured In The Guardian’s Top 5 Best Of Britain Whisky Tours

Welsh Whisky Company Recently Featured In The Guardian’s Top 5 Best Of Britain Whisky Tours

Welsh Whisky Company Penderyn Distilleries has just been recognised by the Guardian Newspaper as one of the top five Whisky tours in the UK .
Distillery tours are becoming more and more popular. As a result the Guardian recently published a poll of the top 5 places that tourists can go to learn about how whisky is made and more importantly …

Cardiff Airport Passenger Intake Up By 5%

Cardiff Airport Passenger Intake Up By 5%

The number of passengers using Cardiff’s international airport is up by 5% on last year.
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) have revealed that the number of people using the airport stood at 1.64 million up to January 2014, whereas in the same period a year earlier that figure was 1.12 million, giving an increase of 52,000 passengers over the last 12 …

Monmouth Voted Amongst The Top Four Places To Live In Britain

Monmouth Voted Amongst The Top Four Places To Live In Britain

According to a poll carried out by the Sunday times the town of Monmouth crept into the top four places to live in the UK, whilst 10 other Welsh towns made it into the top 100.
Comes as no surprise to residents
The delightful Welsh border town of Monmouth is a new entry for 2014 and with the Wye Valley and the …

Grade II Listed Cardiff Building Transformed Into Luxury Apartments

Grade II Listed Cardiff Building Transformed Into Luxury Apartments

Empire House located in Mount Square, Cardiff is a grade II listed bulding. Built back in 1926 it was once the offices of Evans and Reid, Wales’ largest exporters of coal. Now it has been turned into 37 luxury apartments and will cost a potential buyer somewhere between £125,000-£320,000.
Lovingly transformed
After lying dormant for several years the building was purchased by …

And The Best Hotel In The UK Goes To……The Celtic Manor Resort!

And The Best Hotel In The UK Goes To……The Celtic Manor Resort!

In a prestigious ceremony held at the Meetings Incentive Travel Awards last week the Celtic Manor Resort has been voted the best hotel in the UK.  What’s more, the hotel retained this accolade for the fourth year running.
Beat off  stiff competition
The golf, spa, and leisure hotel set in the stunning location of the Usk Valley in Newport is one of …

Welsh Entrepreneur Speaks Out On Lack Of Women In Positions Of Power

Welsh Entrepreneur Speaks Out On Lack Of Women In Positions Of Power

Newport based entrepreneur Laura Tenison has spoken out about the distinct lack of women in positions of power, particularly in the FTSE 100.
Multi-million pound company
The entrepreneur who set up mother and baby boutique brand JoJo Maman Bebe is one of the few UK ladies who has broken through the glass ceiling to own and run a multi-million pound company. Established …

St David’s Hotel Prepares For Its 15th Anniversary Celebrations

St David’s Hotel Prepares For Its 15th Anniversary Celebrations

Since the St David’s hotel and Spa opened its doors back in 1999 it remains to this day the only AA recognised five star hotel in Cardiff . With impressive views overlooking Cardiff Bay the hotel is now preparing for its 15th anniversary.
Ever since the hotel was opened under the direction of Sir Rocco Forte it has continuously delivered a …

South Wales Law Firm Watkins And Gunn Recruit High Profile Appointment

South Wales Law Firm Watkins And Gunn Recruit High Profile Appointment

In order to support the continued expansion of their business Welsh Law firm Watkins and Gunn have recently recruited Michael Imperato to lead a new team which will be focusing on public education law.
Wales’ foremost expert in public education and personal injury law
Mr Imperato originally from Cardiff used to be part of the NewLaw solicitors group where he headed up …

Visit Wales Hint At New Angle To Attract More Tourists

Visit Wales Hint At New Angle To Attract More Tourists

The national tourism board ‘Visit Wales’ are ready to capitalise fully on the great summer weather that brought floods of tourists to the country in record numbers last year by giving it a different slant.
This year as part of a £4 million drive to atract more visitors to its shores the tourist board are launching a major advertising campaign targeting …

New Makeover At Cardiff Airport Offers Travellers A Unique And Warm Welcome

New Makeover At Cardiff Airport Offers Travellers A Unique And Warm Welcome

Thanks to a new initiative backed by the Welsh government those ariving at Cardiff Airport will be greeted with a warmer and brighter welcome than ever before.
By looking at ways to make the airport more user friendly and indeed to increase popularity, those arriving will be greeted by public areas and up-graded inbound walkways which aim to celebrate and promote …

Welsh Portable Roadway Manufacturer Faun Trackway Completes Big Contract With Irish Defence Forces

Welsh Portable Roadway Manufacturer Faun Trackway Completes Big Contract With Irish Defence Forces

A Llangefni based manufacturer of portable runways and roadways has recently sewn up a deal with the Irish Defence Forces for €1.6 million.
Takes two men just under six minutes
The Defence Force has just agreed a deal for a third order for Faun Trackway’s successful Heavy Ground Mobility System (or HGMS for short). In essence the HGMS provides a portable system …

Iconic Welsh Pie Company Peter’s Hires New Marketing Manager

Iconic Welsh Pie Company Peter’s Hires New Marketing Manager

Pie-maker Peter’s Food Services has made a new key appointment in the form of a Marketing Manager to boost its marketing strategies.
From Police to Pies
The new role has been filled by 26 year old Claire Conway who joins the company from her previous position as corporate communications in the South Wales Police. Ms Conway is relishing her new role and …

2013 Voted A Great Year For Tourism In Wales

2013 Voted A Great Year For Tourism In Wales

According to a survey carried out by top independent travel website Rough Guides, Wales was voted one of the top ten must see destinations last year. This is in keeping with other positive findings about tourism in Wales as 2013 became the year that the sun finally shone on the Welsh tourist industry.
Hot summer of 2013 
As Wales seems to be …

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