Posts Tagged ‘Cardiff’

Cardiff is First Major Urban Area in Uk to Become a ‘Living Wage City’

241,000, or 1 in 5 jobs in Wales still pay below the real Living Wage, which today rises to £9.30 an hour in Wales – Cardiff becomes the first major urban area in the UK to be awarded ‘Living Wage City’ status as a result of an ambitious 3-year partnership between communities, employers and Cardiff Council […]

Cynnal Cymru is recruiting a new Executive Director

Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales is seeking to appoint a new Director to steer the charity though the next phase of its development as it continues to respond to the global challenge of sustainability.

Cardiff Public Sector Organisations sign Healthy Travel Charter

Fourteen leading public sector organisations based in Cardiff signed the newly developed Healthy Travel Charter, committing themselves to supporting and encouraging their staff and visitors to travel in a sustainable way to and from their sites. Through fourteen ambitious actions, the charter promotes walking, cycling, public transport and ultra-low emission vehicle use. The actions include establishing […]

Velindre Cancer Centre tackling waste with reusable cups

Wales’ specialist cancer centre is taking action to reduce its environmental impact Velindre Cancer Centre in Cardiff has launched a new initiative to encourage all staff, patients and visitors to ditch single-use coffee cups in a bid to reduce waste. A range of ‘Eco to go’ rice husk cups are now available in the Centre’s […]

Paying A Real Living Wage Could Boost Cardiff’s Economy by Millions    

Currently 24% of employees in Cardiff earn below the real Living Wage – approximately 140,000 people. The real Living Wage is calculated according to what people need to make ends meet. The rate is currently £8.75 outside London, compared to the UK minimum wage of £7.83. In a new report commissioned by the Living Wage […]

Cardiff Council - Transport Green Paper

22 May | Consultation Event for Businesses on Cardiff Council’s Transport and Clean Air Green Paper

Changing How We Move Around A Growing City Cardiff Council’s green paper on transport and clean air proposes a number of radical solutions to the growing challenges of air quality and traffic congestion. Within the green paper there are a number of ideas which will have a direct and important impact on businesses in the […]

Living Wage Wales

LIVING WAGE FOR WALES HOURLY RATE INCREASES TO £8.75

24% of workers in Wales are still earning less than the Living Wage for Wales. 15,117,264 in extra wages has gone into workers’ pockets in Wales since the voluntary movement started in 2011. The independently calculated rate reflects rise in cost of living  The Living Wage Foundation have today announced the new Living Wage for Wales of £8.75 […]