Posts Tagged ‘Wales’

Senedd Building Cardiff Bay

Consultation: Creating a Parliament for Wales

The Assembly Commission is launching a public consultation on the scope of the potential electoral, organisational and internal reforms which the Wales Act 2017 makes possible. They want to hear your views on these potential changes. To view the consultation, and the different ways you can let them know what you think about the potential reforms, please […]

Cardiff Council Extends Living Wage Financial Scheme

Cardiff Council’s ambition is to make Cardiff a ‘Living Wage City’. They believe that paying the ‘real’ Living Wage is a key indicator of an employer’s commitment to fair work practices. For organisations of up to 250 employees who become an accredited Living Wage Employers before 31st March 2019 the Council is offering to pay up […]

Sustain Wales Awards 2017 Winners Announced!

Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales announce the winners of the national Sustain Wales Awards 2017. Last night (30th November) Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales celebrated some of the leading organisations and individuals in Wales championing sustainability. The awards ceremony, sponsored by AM Llyr Gruffydd, took place in the Senedd in Cardiff Bay to an audience […]

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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 […]

ICE launches ‘This is Civil Engineering’ Photography Competition

Civil engineering is all around us. From the Millennium Stadium to the Menai Bridge, it has helped to shape our world. Join ICE Wales Cymru in celebrating civil engineering in Wales by entering their annual photo competition (3 categories: Under 16s; 16+ years; and Fairness/Inclusion/Respect (e.g. the photo that best captures/promotes diversity in civil engineering i.e. […]

European Sustainable Development Week – Celebrating a Sustainable Wales!

European Sustainable Development Week takes place between 30 May – 5 June. Throughout the week Cynnal Cymru will be sharing daily inspiration from across Wales, celebrating sustainability excellence, innovation and leadership. We will be showcasing inspirational examples that link to the Well-being of Future Generations Act and the Sustainable Development Goals. You can follow the global conversation […]

Be bold, be innovative and have fun!

Last week we hosted the second Sustain Wales Summit in the Principality Stadium and we were wowed by an amazing line up of speakers and organisations that are proof that innovative approaches, products and new business models are really making a difference to business, our communities and our environment in Wales. The Summit focused on […]

Congratulations to the winners of the Sustain Wales Awards 2016!

On Thursday 17th November Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales celebrated some of the leading organisations and individuals in Wales championing sustainability. The awards ceremony, sponsored by Llyr Gruffydd AM, took place in the Senedd in Cardiff Bay to an audience of national and international businesses working to create a more sustainable Wales. The Awards, hosted […]

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Carwyn Jones announces new Living Wage rate for Wales

The new Living Wage rate for the UK has been announced today, with First Minister Carwyn Jones launching the rate in Wales at Cardiff Castle. The real Living Wage has been set at £8.45 per hour. The rate is independently calculated based on what people need to meet their basic everyday needs. This is an […]

9 November | Introbiz Expo launch new Sustainability Zone

This year Cynnal Cymru are pleased to be supporting the new Sustainability Zone at the Introbiz Expo on 9 November in the Motorpoint Arena. The Introbiz Expo is attended by thousands of businesses, keynote speakers sponsors and exhibitors, providing an excellent opportunity to network and meet potential new clients. At the heart of the Sustainability Zone, […]