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VR simulators attract young construction talent

As the battle for apprenticeship talent hots up,  Training experts from Welsh developer Lovell used a virtual reality simulator to open up the world of construction for students attending one of South Wales’ largest careers events. The Skills Cymru event,…

Employer Branding – West Wales company leading the way

While employer branding success is often associated with big-name companies in London, Kidwelly-based Burns Pet Nutrition has quietly earned a reputation as one of the top companies to work for in Wales thanks to their unique combination of benefits, flexi-time…

Wales challenging London for data science talent in finance sector

As some of the UK’s biggest graduate employers reveal they’re now struggling to attract candidates to London, the launch of the Welsh Data Science Graduate Programme has given the country’s top talent added incentive to build their careers in the…

Specialist finance recruitment consultancy expands to meet growing demand

South Wales specialist finance recruitment consultancy Vargo Recruitment  has expanded their team to meet growing demand for their services. Former GoCompare  Head of Talent Acquisition, Tom Miller, has now joined the company as Associate Director, where he will focus on recruiting…

Welsh Construction Firm builds reputation for excellent mental health support

The Swansea-based construction division of The Premier Group already has a reputation for construction excellence within the fuel industry. However, on a recent project with BP, the company also gained recognition for their work on improving mental health support after being appointed to…

ERS softens Swansea Virgin job loss blow thanks to massive recruitment drive in the City

While job seekers in Swansea were recently hit hard by the news that Virgin Media were set to close their Swansea division with the loss of 800 jobs, the town has seen job prospects boosted by a massive recruitment drive…

Keeping your staff and IT systems cool when the mercury rises

Across the globe, temperatures have soared and summer has delivered a glorious heatwave. Of course, this is the perfect weather to sit by a pool sipping cocktails.  Unfortunately, for most of the 32.39 million people who work in the UK,…

Welsh Government announces £8M R&D boost for Welsh Manufacturers

Welsh manufacturing businesses will benefit from an extra £8m to extend a scheme to help them access world-class expertise to develop cutting-edge new products and services, announced by Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford. Backed by £4m of EU funding, Swansea University’s…

Tidal Lagoon – Wales deserves answers, says FSB

One year on from the Hendry Review, Wales still has no firm answers on the planned tidal lagoon development which promises to bring over 2000 jobs to Wales. The project was cited in the UK government’s 2014 National Infrastructure Plan and…

Welsh Software Company celebrates being cited as one of ‘the UK’s best estate agent software providers’

Bridgend-based software provider AgentPro, who make specialist software for estate agents and lettings companies, are celebrating after the market leader in property repair and maintenance software, Fixflo, cited them among the best estate agent software providers in the UK. The…