Press Releases

Get Torfaen Online

Mar 19, 2014 13:08 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre A new campaign to help local people get more out of the internet is being launched on March 24th at Cwmbran library. 'Get Torfaen Online' is led by a number of agencies who have combined their expertise to offer Torfaen residents the help and support they need to get more out of the internet.

Counting the cost of ineffective business continuity

Mar 18, 2014 10:06 GMT The Business Continuity Institute The Business Continuity Institute has published a report to highlight the cost of common threats to organizations, threats such as IT and telecommunications outage, data breach, cyber attacks and adverse weather conditions. 'Counting the cost' demonstrates why it is important for organizations to have a business continuity plan that can help prevent a drama from becoming a crisis.

Mar 17, 2014 12:28 GMT The League of Romanian Students Aborad - UK Branch The League of Romanian Students Abroad - the UK Branch (LSRS UK) has the pleasure to announce the second edition of LSRS Speed-Networking Event part of the LSRS Mentorship Scheme. The event will take place on the 29th of March 2014 in London at one of the Romanian Embassy’s buildings - 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH (Romanian Cultural Institute's premises) between 12:00 and 18:30.

Mar 17, 2014 12:19 GMT The League of Romanian Students Aborad - UK Branch Liga Studenților Români din Străinătate are plăcerea de a anunța cea de-a doua ediție a proiectului ”LSRS Speed-Networking Event”, din cadrul LSRS Mentorship Scheme. Evenimentul va avea loc în data de 29 martie 2014, la Londra în clădirea Ambasadei Romaniei aflată la adresa 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH (Sediul ICR Londra), între 12:00 și 18.30.

Recharge to launch new Insight service at EWEA 2014 in Barcelona

Mar 07, 2014 13:00 GMT Recharge Recharge, the leading publication for the global renewable energy sector, will launch its new Insight service at EWEA 2014 in Barcelona on 11 March.

Abertillery social enterprise wins Welsh Government backing to upgrade community arts training

Mar 07, 2014 10:32 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre An Abertillery-based social enterprise which delivers community arts and training throughout South Wales has received backing from Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government’s digital inclusion programme.

Wage setting mechanisms and minimum wages under the spotlight in Europe

Mar 06, 2014 15:00 GMT Eurofound The 'Pay in Europe in the 21st century' report provides comparative time series on wage-bargaining outcomes across the EU Member States and Norway. It also investigates the different systems and levels of minimum wages in Europe at present, evaluating the implications of a hypothetical scenario of a minimum wage set at 60% of the median national wage.

 Procter & Gamble and Absolut among new companies in Scandinavian sustainability survey

Mar 05, 2014 13:11 GMT Sustainable Brand Insight The selection of brands for Scandinavian sustainability report Sustainable Brand Index 2014 is now official. The number of brands have increased from 2013 in all the participating countries and notable new companies are Unilever, Procter & Gamble, L’Oreal and Absolut. A total of 600 brands are included in the 2014 report.

Neath Valley company wins Welsh Government backing to boost training facilities

Mar 05, 2014 10:31 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre A Glynneath social enterprise, which provides a range of community training and social activities, has received backing from Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government’s digital inclusion programme. Communities 2.0 has supported Glynneath Training Centre to purchase new hardware and software for use in training sessions, expand and develop its web presence, and improve wi-fi coverage within the venue.

Business leaders feel most threatened by IT hazards

Mar 05, 2014 07:45 GMT The Business Continuity Institute Caversham, UK – 05 March 2014: A new report published by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), in association with BSI, has revealed that IT-related threats are continuing to provide the greatest concern for organizations, ranking above other threats such as natural disasters, security incidents and industrial disputes.