Pathway to Finance: Brexit, the Future of the UK Economy and Funding for Business

Deeside Business Forum’s latest conference proved yet another success for the organisation with information-packed presentations on where the economy is going, the effects of Brexit and information on financial assistance within the region. Taking place at Catrin Finch Centre at Wrexham Glyndwr University, DBF Chair Askar Sheibani opened proceedings. This paved the way for DBF President Lord Barry Jones PC […]

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Next DBF Conference: Flintshire in Business – Pathway to Finance

Deeside Business Forum are holding their latest conference on May 23rd at Wrexham Glyndwr University. The event is open to all individuals within the local business community. Info: Pathway to Finance is a challenge for many SME’s starting or growing their businesses. The purpose of this event is to share economic information and look to the future whilst informing of […]

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Welsh Government Announces Two New Property Development Funds Worth £14 million

The Welsh Government has announced two new property development funds launched with £14 million of EU funds to support business growth and job creation in the North, West Wales and the South Wales Valleys. The £7 million Property for Business Development Grant Fund (PBDG) and the £7m Property Infrastructure Fund (PIF) are each expected to attract £13 million of private […]

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Apply for a Share of up to £15m for Innovation Projects

Innovate UK is set to back projects that stimulate new products and services through emerging and enabling technologies. The government said it expects schemes to last between six months and three years and will range in size from £35,000 to £2m. It also said it is targeting projects in four areas including: emerging technologies, digital, enabling capabilities and space applications. […]

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Three Ways to Reduce Your Debt and Improve Your Cash Flow

Research shows that when it comes to debt, small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) are hit the hardest. Small bills were paid the last (£100 to £1,000) whilst bills over £20k were the first to be paid. If you are a business owner waiting to be paid, these debts may be compromising your profit and the amount of money available to […]

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Degree Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Do you know someone who is currently studying for their A levels or similar who would like to undertake a BA Honours Degree at The Business School of Glyndwr University, whilst also being paid for three days a week to work? Kronospan, the global manufacturing giant based in Chirk, is offering a number of sponsored degree places. Please email lisa.hitchen@glyndwr.ac.uk […]

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Update on Business Rates

The Valuation Office Agency has completed the revaluation of rateable values and published the draft rateable values online. From this you can check whether the details on which the rateable value of your property is based is correct. The new business rates will come into effect in April, 2017. Visit the GOV.UK page ‘Find and check your business rates valuation’ […]

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Latest Financial Information

Interest free energy efficiency loans in Wales One of the main barriers to businesses implementing energy efficiency or renewable energy projects is the availability of finance. The Carbon Trust can help to overcome that hurdle by providing interest free, unsecured loans from £3,000 to £200,000. For more information, click here. Small Business Tax Relief Small business rate relief has been […]

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