National School Categorisation System »This new system is not purely data-driven but also takes into account the leadership, teaching and learning that goes on in our schools.Learn more »
Spot checks reveal no systemic concerns about patient care in Welsh hospitals
- Work to start in every telephone exchange area across Wales as superfast broadband roll-out gathers pace
- First Minister of Wales - Speech on a New Union
- Spot checks reveal no systemic concerns about patient care in Welsh hospitals
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- Consultation on introducing a points system for fishing vessel masters convicted of serious offences
- Food Hygiene Rating (Promotion of Food Hygiene Ratings) (Wales) Regulations
- Smoke-free private vehicles carrying children
- Extending access to intermediary services for descendants and relatives of adopted people
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Section highlightHousing (Wales) Act 2014The Act introduces significant improvements across the housing sector to ensure that people have access to a decent, affordable home and better housing-related services.
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Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
Section highlightWales for Africa grant
The Wales for Africa grant supports projects that build mutually beneficial links between Wales and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Draft Budget 2015-16 »
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Support for young people to enter self-employment
The Young Entrepreneur Bursary is part of our Jobs Growth Wales programme and has been developed to support start-up ideas from young people.
The discretionary bursary is £6,000 paid over a four month period. Please note that this grant is taxable and must be entered into the business account as ‘income’.
To be eligible for the bursary, applicants must be:
- between the ages of 16-24 at the time of applying for the award and fall into the Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) category
- registered and receiving one to one business advice and mentoring through an approved business support provider
- supported with a business plan and show that the business is sustainable.
The bursary is intended for businesses that have not started trading and are due to start their business within two months of the award being approved.
If you are already receiving support from a Welsh Government Business Start Up Provider then speak to your adviser.
If not, telephone 03000 6 03000 for more information.
Note: The award is discretionary and other approval criteria may apply.