Monthly Archives: March 2012

Eurovision?

Previous blogs have discussed the importance of the Eurozone economies to Wales and UK, particularly as markets. This week we examine the progress towards recovery in confidence in the Eurozone. EU finance ministers have recently met to discuss increasing the … Continue reading

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Use it or Lose it?

This week’s blog looks at the impact of one of the announcements in the recent budget, namely the “Patent box” and asks how this might impact on small business. The Patent Box legislation announced in the Budget means that profits from global sales … Continue reading

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Follow the Crowd?

With the budget due on Tuesday, this week we look at the potential effects on business, particularly regarding access to finance, and the alternatives that are starting to spring up. According to a recent Western Mail article, whilst the economy … Continue reading

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Still haven’t found what I’m looking for

This week’s blog revisits the issue of sport in Wales, and in particular professional rugby and asks how this important part of the Welsh economy can overcome its present difficulties. Last September, just before the Rugby world cup, this blog … Continue reading

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And another thing…

In the aftermath of a raft of articles themed around St. David’s day, this week’s blog takes a look at the main issues raised. St. David’s Day this year has seen a number of articles analysing the state of the … Continue reading

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