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£3 million EU funds to support new Social Business Wales project
EU funds totalling £3 million will support a new project which will help create new social businesses across West Wales and the Valleys, the Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport, Lee Waters, has announced.
Building a Vision Together – what can social enterprise do for Wales?
Wales needs a strong social enterprise sector to tackle the challenges of the next decade and to seize new opportunities. Wales already has a vibrant and diverse social enterprise sector, but it could do more. We think that Wales should be one of the best places to start and grow a social enterprise and be part of and help build a movement for change.
New Cardiff taxi co-op ‘hailed’ a success during its first week of business
A group of Cardiff taxi drivers has come together to own a new co-operative that was launched on St. David’s Day.
The foundational economy in Wales – briefly fading firework or key to inclusive economic growth?
At the recent Social Innovation in the Foundational Economy conference, Mark Drakeford, the Welsh Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Finance, spoke about a pivotal moment for the foundational economy in Wales where there is a risk that the theory briefly blazes and fades like a firework.