Press Releases

Minister joins Aberaeron community to surf the web

Nov 14, 2014 11:02 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre Lesley Griffiths, the Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty, visited Aberaeron Library yesterday to see first hand how the Welsh Government is helping people from the local community overcome barriers to being online.

Valleys Credit Union wins Welsh Government backing for ICT training and improvements

Nov 12, 2014 08:52 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre ​A credit union which offers responsible saving and loans to communities in the Islwyn area has received backing from Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government’s digital inclusion programme. The support will help Islwyn Community Credit Union to improve their office technology and continue their growth. The improved technology will lead to improved flexibility, efficiency and customer service.

Nov 11, 2014 15:38 GMT Bury Council Residents are being warned about phone cold-callers alleging they are from Microsoft and claiming they can fix their computer.

Nov 10, 2014 00:01 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre Welsh Government projects pilot new approaches to encourage delivery of new ways of delivering care and support by social enterprises and co-operatives •Pilot projects exploring new approaches and ‘doing different things’ to ensure delivery of care and support •Six pilot schemes dealing with different issues across Wales •Support from Wales Co-operative Centre and Social Firms Wales

Is Renewable Marriage The Answer To UK’s Marriage Crisis?

Nov 05, 2014 09:34 GMT IllicitEncounters.com The UK’s leading affair dating website is seeking a parliamentary debate about the future of modern marriage. With the high rate of divorce, an increase of people choosing not to marry and hundreds of thousands of unhappy spouses joining dating sites looking for affairs, IllicitEncounters.com is campaigning for the UK government to introduce renewal dates on marriages.

Don’t wait for an emergency to prepare an emergency communications plan

Nov 05, 2014 07:48 GMT The Business Continuity Institute Business Continuity Institute research has revealed that while uptake is high when it comes to organisations having an emergency communications plans, two thirds of those organisations who do not have one would only consider adopting them in the event of a business affecting event.

Businesses facing high costs of supply chain disruption

Nov 05, 2014 07:08 GMT The Business Continuity Institute Business Continuity Institute research has exposed the high costs that businesses are facing as a result of supply chain disruptions in this increasingly interconnected world. Nearly a quarter of businesses suffered from disruptions within the past year that cost in excess of €1 million, with many of these not having sufficient insurance to cover those losses.

Nov 03, 2014 10:38 GMT Bury Council As part of National Consumer Week 2014 (3-7 November), residents in Bury are being urged to look out for rogue doorstep traders preying on elderly and vulnerable neighbours.

Is your Partner Looking To Trick Or Cheat This Halloween?

Oct 29, 2014 08:18 GMT IllicitEncounters.com Research from the UK's largest married dating site IllicitEncounters.com has revealed that there are some key warning signs this Halloween to spot if your partner is looking to cheat on you. The research showed that women looking to cheat are far more likely to dress provocatively given the chance.

Canolfan Maerdy wins Welsh Government backing for ICT improvements

Oct 28, 2014 15:02 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre A community enterprise based in Tairgwaith near Ammanford has received backing from Communities 2.0, the Welsh Governments digital inclusion programme. The support will help Canolfan Maerdy to improve their office technology and improve their ability to deliver adult learning opportunities to the community.