Press Releases

Valleys charity wins Welsh Government backing for ICT improvements

Jul 23, 2014 10:40 BST Wales Co-operative Centre An independent charity that provides respite services for carers in Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taff has received backing from Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government's digital inclusion programme

Kelly’s committed to getting Caerphilly online

Jul 22, 2014 10:44 BST Wales Co-operative Centre Risca digital volunteer Kelly Morris believes that volunteering for Get Caerphilly Online has built her confidence and improved her chances of getting a job, as well as helping people in the borough access essential online services.

Denbighshire voluntary services council wins Welsh Government backing to move into the ‘cloud’

Jul 21, 2014 10:39 BST Wales Co-operative Centre Denbighshire Voluntary Services Council (DVSC), has received backing from Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government’s digital inclusion programme. The support will assist the organisation to upgrade business critical ICT equipment, increase efficiency and lower maintenance costs.

You’re hired: Margaret Mountford joins office* show Keynote line-up

Jul 17, 2014 09:20 BST office* Lawyer and businesswoman Margaret Mountford, one of Lord Sugar's original advisors in BBC1's hit show The Apprentice, has been confirmed for a headline Keynote session at this year’s office* show on 8 October 2014 at London’s Olympia.

Royal Air Force to Inspire Young Women in Manchester

Jul 14, 2014 15:57 BST RAF Careers The Royal Air Force will be proudly supporting the government’s national Inspiring Women campaign at Manchester Academy on Tuesday 15 July. The event is part of the Inspiring Women campaign launched by Miriam González Durántez in October 2013. The target for the campaign is to eventually see 15,000 women from a wide range of occupations going into state schools to talk about their careers.

New Volkswagen SUV to be produced in Chattnooga

Jul 14, 2014 14:22 BST Volkswagen UK ►Winterkorn: “This model will play a key role for Volkswagen’s presence in North America” ►Volkswagen Group of America to invest approximately $900 million in the project ►Second model to be produced in Chattanooga, alongside US Passat, from end of 2016 ►Approximately 2,000 additional jobs to be created ►Establishment of a National Research & Development and Planning Centre in Chattanooga

Jul 14, 2014 12:19 BST Media Group (EMG), parent company of, has once again been selected as one of the fastest growing and most innovative e-learning companies in Europe. The EdTech 20 ranking is organised by education technology company Edxus Group in partnership with specialist media investment advisory firm IBIS capital.

Europe is struggling to deliver improved living and working conditions for all

Jul 14, 2014 09:42 BST Eurofound Eurofound’s fifth annual yearbook, Living and working in Europe, based on the Agency’s research from 2013, describes developments in the EU in the wake of the crisis, focusing on major topic areas including changes in labour markets and employment, efforts to tackle youth unemployment, innovation in workplaces and public trust in institutions.

Jul 11, 2014 11:12 BST TipTopJob TipTopJob is currently ranked in the Top 10 for Twitter Followers Growth in July 2014 by SIGNL.

Siop Gymunedol Pwllglas celebrates winning top UK award

Jul 09, 2014 17:15 BST Wales Co-operative Centre Siop Gymunedol Pwllglas in Denbighshire has won a prestigious award from the Plunkett Foundation. The Pwllglas community rallied to save their village shop when it was threatened with closure.