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Get me to the conference on time!

As so many countries around the globe face the challenges of economic and financial recovery, entrepreneurship and small business are increasingly key to a regeneration of local and regional, as well as national, economies. This month’s blog therefore highlights two … Continue reading

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Plus ca Change Plus ca meme chose?

This month’s blog takes a look at the prospects for 2013 and asks whether we can expect better than the year just gone. In considering the outlook for the Welsh economy in 2013 it is important to first put Wales’s … Continue reading

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The Dawn?

This month’s blog discusses the latest growth figures, asks whether the UK is finally emerging from the recession and how Wales fits into this equation, and highlights Global Entrepreneurship week and promotion of entrepreneurial activities taking place in Wales in the coming … Continue reading

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Stop-Go Economics

In October’s blog we look at some of the recent economic figures for Wales and the UK and the calls for more unorthodox economic policies than those already attempted. The latest market services figures for Wales and the UK, make … Continue reading

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Turning an Oil Tanker?

This blog marks the first in the newly monthly format of the Centre for Enterprise blogs, designed to both summarise events from the previous month and also look at the issues highlighted in more detail. This month focuses on the … Continue reading

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Plan B or Not Plan B

This week’s blog looks at the current fiscal situation for the UK government and asks whether it is now time for plan B and if so, what it should look like. As the IMF have reported, the UK’s economic recovery … Continue reading

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It’s Only Just Begun

This week’s blog looks at the implications from the UK government’s Office for Budgetary Responsibility (OBR) report on the fiscal outlook for the UK into the late  2050s. In particular, we look at the choices government will be forced to … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Enterprising Minds

This week’s blog is a guest feature from the Carnegie UK Trust. It focuses on their recently published report, Enterprising Minds. Young people are being affected disproportionately by the economic crisis, but will be the engine of our economic future. … Continue reading

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Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics?

This week’s blog looks at the recent data concerning Welsh exports and asks to what extent this indicates that the Welsh economy has become more export oriented and focused on the faster growing markets of the World economy. Previous Centre … Continue reading

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Always Look On The Bright Side of Life?

This week, as the concerns over the Eurozone continue, the blog looks at what signs there are of a concerted strategy at the UK and Wales levels.  As uncertainties over the future of the Eurozone persist, some are making comparisons with … Continue reading

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