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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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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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Two steps forward, one step back

Last week’s blog highlighted that it will be Wales and the UK’s abilities to access the faster growing export markets in South-East Asia, as well as other non-EU markets for manufacturing and services that will be key in building greater confidence for … Continue reading

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Déjà vu All Over Again?

As the UK economy slips back into recession, this week’s blog tries to find some good news amongst the gloom. The UK economy has returned to recession, shrinking by 0.3% in the last quarter of 2011 and 0.2% in the … Continue reading

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Is anybody listening?

In this first blog after Easter we look at the news of increasing international business relationships being forged between Wales and South East Asia and ask, is this evidence that Wales’s economy is finally becoming truly international. In the last … 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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