First, be a good neighbour

First, be a good neighbour

Nothing can bring back those we’ve lost to coronavirus, and no words of gratitude can repay the debt we owe to the NHS, our care workers and first responders. So what can we do to pay our respects when our communities emerge from this crisis? We can start by...

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YES WE CAN

YES WE CAN

When a situation is unfamiliar and potentially overwhelming it helps to have inspiring examples around us of accomplishment in the face of adversity. The people of Swansea don’t have to look far for such examples. How many times have you walked past Llewellyn Hall,...

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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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