Press Releases

Welsh Government Digital Inclusion Programme helps ‘harder to reach’ groups get online   /    Rhaglen Cynhwysiant Digidol Llywodraeth Cymru’n helpu grwpiau ‘anoddach eu cyrraedd’ i fynd ar-lein

Apr 14, 2014 07:33 BST Wales Co-operative Centre Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government’s Digital Inclusion initiative has supported the creation of three pan-Wales pilot projects which aim to provide ICT support to some of the groups least likely to participate in sessions. The projects will support Black and Minority Ethnic Communities; care leavers and young people at risk of offending; and people at risk of homelessness.

Welsh Government backing helps Valleys enterprise to tee off!

Apr 10, 2014 10:21 BST Wales Co-operative Centre A South Wales Valleys social enterprise, which helps to address social problems through the sport of golf, has received support from Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government’s digital inclusion programme.

Positive effects of steel workers’ direct participation in managing health, safety and psychosocial risks at the workplace

Apr 08, 2014 12:30 BST Eurofound Encouraging people to talk about their problems at work, especially psychosocial problems, is a key element in prevention strategies. Eurofound releases a new report that looks at industrial relations practices regarding health and safety strategies in the European steel sector by analysing company practices in ArcelorMittal (FR), Rautaruukki (FIN) and Salzgitter AG (DE).

Apr 08, 2014 12:00 BST Wales Co-operative Centre A new community group is asking for expressions of interest in the idea of an innovative co-operative retirement development in the Vale of Glamorgan. Ian Hooper, a retired Buildings Manager, is looking for individuals and couples who may be interested in the development of an ‘apartments for life’ complex for people aged over 55

Scandinavia's Most Sustainable Brands

Mar 31, 2014 21:39 BST Sustainable Brand Insight Lantmännen, Stormberg, SuperBrugsen, and Valio ranked as most sustainable brands in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland respectively according to brand survey Sustainable Brand Index 2014.

Fazed by Facebook, or terrified of Tablets? Help is at hand in Spring Online Week.   /       Ydy Facebook yn eich brawychu, neu ydy Tabledi’n eich dychryn? Mae cymorth wrth law yn ystod Wythnos Spring Online

Mar 31, 2014 14:48 BST Wales Co-operative Centre A helping hand is available throughout Spring Online Week (31st March – 4th April) for people of all ages who want to learn how to use new technology and gadgets but don’t know where to start.

How many people are up to no good in your neighbourhood? New website shows how many people are cheating in your area!

Mar 31, 2014 13:04 BST The UK's leading and largest married dating site has created a handy web application so you can search and discover how many people are looking for an affair in your area. The interactive Infidelity Index allows you to search a town or postcode and discover how many people are registered on the UK's largest married dating site in your area.

New Capital Gains Tax rules encourage owners to sell to their staff / Rheolau newydd ar gyfer Treth ar Enillion Cyfalaf yn annog perchnogion busnes i werthu i’w staff

Mar 27, 2014 14:47 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre Business owners across the UK could be benefiting from selling their businesses to their employees when new Capital Gains Tax Reliefs come into force on April 1st. Business owners who sell a controlling stake in their company to an Employee Share Trust, which is owned and run by all the businesses employees will be able to benefit from drastically reduced tax on the profit from the sale.

Mar 26, 2014 00:00 GMT VisitScotland

Increase in young people living at home across EU since onset of economic crisis

Mar 25, 2014 08:30 GMT Eurofound The number of young people living at home with their parents across Europe has increased from 44% to 48% between 2007 and 2011, according to new research by Eurofound. The ‘Social situation of young people in Europe’, presented to policymakers in Dublin today, offer comparative insight across EU Member States of the social situation of youth in Europe and evolving trends.