Business owners are trying to remain positive despite many small businesses going into “survival” mode during the current Covid-19 crisis

Business owners are trying to remain positive despite many small businesses going into “survival” mode during the current Covid-19 crisis

Established accountancy practice Bevan Buckland LLP has been reaching out to clients to help and advise those most severely impacted by the spread of Covid-19 and the dramatic restrictions on activity currently in place. While all businesses are being impacted by the...

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STEPPING UP

STEPPING UP

For the time being, businesses are operating in a new reality. We don’t know how long it’ll be before our streets, shops and offices come back to life, but while we’re working in physical isolation we still need to connect with our clients. And if we want them to buy...

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PAYING YOUR WAY

PAYING YOUR WAY

The working definition of a European SME (Small to Medium Sized Enterprise) is a business with less than 250 employees and an annual turnover below 50 million Euros. There are almost six million SME businesses in Britain today. That makes up 99% of all UK businesses....

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WE’RE THE VOICE

WE’RE THE VOICE

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” Charles Dickens’s famous opening to A Tale of Two Cities remind us that we walk in both light and darkness every day. The book made the events of revolutionary France come to life for readers in Victorian London,...

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Stay Connected to the Regional Ecosystem

Stay Connected to the Regional Ecosystem

STAY CONNECTED TO THE REGIONAL ECOSYSTEMIn uncertain times, we are being advised to stay at home and distance ourselves from each other, close our doors and turn inward.  Which is problematic, because we know that our greatest strength, resilience and wisdom emerges...

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Swansea City Centre Conference: An Update

Swansea City Centre Conference: An Update

To our friends and colleagues across South West Wales After conversations this morning with our sponsors, we have taken the difficult decision to postpone the conference and exhibition scheduled for Tuesday 31st March, due to fears relating to the spread of the...

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Gin Refilling Station Launches in Mumbles

Gin Refilling Station Launches in Mumbles

Cheers Wine Merchants; the independent, family-run Swansea business has partnered up with The Gower Gin Company to offer customers a new service - a gin-refilling station. Located at the Newton Road shop, the refilling station is a first for Mumbles and quite...

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YOU’RE THE VOICE

YOU’RE THE VOICE

Fans of Kingsley Amis will be familiar with his love of Swansea. The celebrated novelist spent twelve years at Swansea University as a lecturer in the English department. While Amis is well known as a satirist and his words could be cutting, he wrote of his adopted...

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A VALENTINE TO SWANSEA

A VALENTINE TO SWANSEA

For many of us, Ify Iwobi is the standard bearer for original music in Swansea. Her debut album Illuminate was one of the most refreshing and accomplished releases of 2019. So what’s the plan for 2020? On Monday May 18th Ify will share her talent with her home city in...

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DVLA Commercial Director honoured by the Queen

DVLA Commercial Director honoured by the Queen

DVLA Commercial Director Andrew Falvey has been awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in recognition of his services to transport. Mr Falvey was named in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list for 2020. After the news of his honour broke, Mr Falvey said: “I’m...

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Gower Gas & Oil sponsor event raising awareness of abuse

Gower Gas & Oil sponsor event raising awareness of abuse

Gower Gas & Oil Heating Services were invited to speak as proud sponsors at a recent event in the Senedd at the invitation of Bethan Sayed AM. Held to raise awareness of Domestic Violence and Coercive Control, the amazingly brave and open Sally and David Challen...

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College shortlisted for four TES FE awards

College shortlisted for four TES FE awards

Gower College Swansea has been shortlisted in four categories at the prestigious TES FE Awards 2020. The TES FE Awards celebrate the dedication and expertise of the people and teams who make a significant contribution to improving the skills levels of young people and...

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The future of Gnoll Estate Country Park – have your say!

The future of Gnoll Estate Country Park – have your say!

Neath Port Talbot Council is to consider a range of options to enhance the visitor offer at Neath’s historic Gnoll Estate Country Park ensuring it remains a popular and well-loved place to go by locals and visitors from further afield. And the Council now plans to...

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Buy your Power from Gower

Buy your Power from Gower

300 Swansea residents and businesses can now sign up for locally sourced green electricity through an innovative Gower Power project, supported by Bristol Energy. Residents and businesses in the Swansea area can now buy 100% renewable electricity generated from a...

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COME HERE, STAY HERE

COME HERE, STAY HERE

Swansea Creative Focus Advent Calendar Day Twenty Four: 24/12/2019 What’s on your wish list for Swansea in the 2020s? A regular influx of talented undergraduates with affordable accommodation that gives them the comfort to excel in their studies and the motivation to...

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ILLUMINATION

ILLUMINATION

Swansea Creative Focus Advent Calendar Day Twenty Three: 23/12/2019 Music evokes emotion, it stimulates memory – hearing a certain piece of music can take us back decades to a precise moment in time – and it has a positive effect on quality of life. Music, quite...

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