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The RCT Business Club Awards 2015 are now officially open for entries!
11 Dec 2014
The RCT Business Club Awards 2015 are now officially open for entries!

The business awards in Rhondda Cynon Taf are back to recognise and celebrate all that is best in business that the county has to offer. Entries for the awards are now open and you have until Friday 30th January 2015 to submit your application.

Ponty firm one of fastest growing in the UK
10 Dec 2014 RCT Club News
Ponty firm one of fastest growing in the UK

Last year's RCT Business Club Business of the Year Winner Concrete Canvas has been named as one of the fastest-growing in the UK.

Welsh small business invited to Downing Street to mark Small Business Saturday
09 Dec 2014
Welsh small business invited to Downing Street to mark Small Business Saturday

A Welsh business based in Abercynon and Machynlleth was one of less than 100 from around the country invited to represent the UK’s 5.2 million small businesses in Downing Street on Friday to mark the UK’s second Small Business Saturday the following day - on December 6th - when small, independent businesses in communities across the country were put in the national spotlight.

Educ8 Training
29 Oct 2014
Jobs Growth Wales

This Welsh Government funded programme is designed to help young people gain a 6 month paid work placement with the aim of them progressing into sustainable employment once the six months come to an end.

KTS Owens Thomas wins National Award for the second time
10 Oct 2014
KTS Owens Thomas wins National Award for the second time

Accountants and business advisors, KTS Owens Thomas, a leading Welsh accountancy firm, is delighted to announce it has been named winner of the prestigious ‘National Firm of the Year’ 2014 by the UK & Ireland arm of international accountancy association, DFK International.

Heritage Skills Taster Event - Ynysangharad Park 10th October
16 Sep 2014
Heritage Skills Taster Event - Ynysangharad Park 10th October

Do you work in the construction industry or just have an interest in learning more about traditional heritage skills? if yes we have the event for you.

Leading Growth Leadership Preview Event: Your Invitation
08 Sep 2014
Leading Growth Leadership Preview Event: Your Invitation

The Leading Growth in Production Programme is designed to accompany businesses on the journey to becoming business leaders, providing the essential support, advice and guidance to the enhanced leadership skills that are a catalyst for business success.

Should your organisation be recognised amongst the best of Made in Wales?
18 Aug 2014
Should your organisation be recognised amongst the best of Made in Wales?

If you are based in Wales and believe it is time for your organisation to be recognised for your achievements, these awards are right for you.

Best of Wales donates £452.00 to the Wales Air Ambulance
15 Jul 2014
Best of Wales donates £452.00 to the Wales Air Ambulance

Best of Wales self catering cottages agency has donated £452.00 to the Wales Air Ambulance as part of the Cerddwn Ymlaen (Walk on) campaign, a 200 mile walk from North to South Wales. From the 12th June - 12th of July Best of Wales committed to donating £2 from every booking made on www.bestofwales.co.uk to the worthy charity.

Review into Business and Finance Support
07 Jul 2014
Review into Business and Finance Support

We need your views to help examine how better business advice could be offered alongside more accessible financial support for businesses in Wales

Business Wales Logo
07 Jul 2014
Meet the Buyer: Ynysangharad Park Lido, Pontypridd

Business Wales has teamed up with Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council and Kier Construction Wales and Western to facilitate the above Meet the Buyer event.

Emergency First Aid at Work
04 Jul 2014
Emergency First Aid at Work

SMS Training have scheduled and L2 EFAW course Monday 14th July at Ty Menter, Navigation Park, Abercynon.

Food Adventure Food Tours and Masterclasses!
17 Jun 2014
Food Adventure Food Tours and Masterclasses!

Discover places, faces, plates & spaces as you go behind the scenes to meet some of Wales' most talented food & drink producers, farmers and chefs.

Best of Wales shows its support to the Wales Air Ambulance
10 Jun 2014
Best of Wales shows its support to the Wales Air Ambulance

Best of Wales will proudly be supporting one of Wales’ national charities over the next few months by donating £2 from every holiday booking taken through their website www.bestofwales.co.uk to Wales Air Ambulance.

19 May 2014
RBS Inspiring Enterprise

Public voting is now open for RBS Inspiring Women in Enterprise Grant Funding

LEAD Wales, RCT Programme
02 May 2014
LEAD Wales, RCT Programme

The LEAD Wales programme offers SME’s both Personal Leadership and Business Development on a fully funded programme worth £11,378 per person. Please note the funding is only available for programmes starting this year.

Research on open innovation activity in Welsh businesses
15 Apr 2014
Research on open innovation activity in Welsh businesses

The University of South Wales is conducting a study for Welsh Government on ‘Research on open innovation activity in Welsh businesses’ and would like your help.

Pontypridd Station Improvement Works
15 Apr 2014
Pontypridd Station Improvement Works

Come along and discuss the major improvement work at Pontypridd Station with Network Rail and partners.