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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.

14 Apr 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.

And the Winners are....
07 Apr 2014 RCT Club News
And the Winners are....

Rhondda Cynon Taf businesses celebrated their achievements at the annual Business Club Gala Awards and Dinner evening held at Miskin Manor Hotel.

Learning at Work Day Challenge
04 Apr 2014
Learning at Work Day Challenge

NIACE Dysgu Cymru’s Learning at Work Day takes place on Thursday June 19th 2014, in partnership with Wales TUC. (a part of Adult Learners Week in Wales)

2014 Chamber Awards - Applications Now Open (UK)
03 Apr 2014
2014 Chamber Awards - Applications Now Open (UK)

The Chamber Awards, which celebrate the success and achievements of businesses around the UK, are open to entries for 2014.

Congratulations to the 2014 finalists of the RCT Business Club Gala Awards
26 Mar 2014 RCT Club News
Congratulations to the 2014 finalists of the RCT Business Club Gala Awards

The entries for this year’s RCT Business Club Gala Awards have been of outstanding quality according to judges, who are delighted to announce the finalists.

Procurement innovation celebrated at Welsh awards
25 Mar 2014
Procurement innovation celebrated at Welsh awards

The Public Procurement of Innovation Award was handed to Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council (CBC) for the way it overhauled its supported living services, delivering savings of £430,000 a year, or 4 per cent of the budget.

RCT Business Club Survey
26 Feb 2014
RCT Business Club Survey

We want your views, help us to fully understand how businesses across the county borough feel about the Business Club.

Business Club Website Opportunity
19 Feb 2014 RCT Club News
Business Club Website Opportunity

RCT Business Club is looking to update and improve its website. We are looking for businesses who would be interested in this oppportunity.

Mobile Phone Tender Opportunity
07 Feb 2014
Mobile Phone Tender Opportunity

South Wales Chamber of Commerce and its sister company Centre for Business are renewing their mobile phone contract for the business.

Develop your Business use of the Welsh Language
06 Feb 2014
Develop your Business use of the Welsh Language

The Welsh Language Commissioner has launched a regional service to support small and medium-sized businesses to develop their use of the Welsh language.

Older Entrepreneurs, Royal Approval & New Opportunity in RCT!
03 Feb 2014
Older Entrepreneurs, Royal Approval & New Opportunity in RCT!

At a recent event, HRH, The Prince of Wales met with over two hundred business mentors.

Celebrate all that is best in your business
08 Jan 2014
Celebrate all that is best in your business

Entry into the 2014 RCT Business Club Awards will close in 4 weeks! Entering is FREE so apply now! Closing date Friday 14th February so don’t delay.

Businesses Learn Good Leadership
13 Dec 2013 RCT Club News
Small Business Saturday Xmas Shopping Bid
03 Dec 2013 RCT Club News
Superfast Cymru Newsletter
23 Oct 2013
Superfast Cymru Newsletter

This newsletter aims to keep you in the loop with the programme’s progress.

Auto enrolment for pensions will cost British businesses £15.4bn
19 Sep 2013
Auto enrolment for pensions will cost British businesses £15.4bn

Auto enrolment will cost British SMEs up to £28,300 per business and take up to 103 man days, according to a new paper by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) on behalf of pension constant Creative Auto Enrolment.