Contingency planning for winter weather »Severe weather requires robust, collaborative planning between the Welsh Government and the public and private sectors in Wales.Learn more »
New powers to safeguard vulnerable children and adults in Wales
A legal obligation to report any child or adult believed to be at risk of abuse or neglect will be implemented in Wales in 2016, Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford today announced.
- “Get vaccinated against the flu”, Wales’ top doctor urges
- 0808 80 10 800 - 24 hour help for domestic abuse victims
- New powers to safeguard vulnerable children and adults in Wales
- Designation of Licensing authority under Part 1 of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014
- Flood and Coast Investment Programme (FaCIP)
- Local authority environmental permitting fees and charges 2015-16
- Adoption and Children Act 2002 (Joint Adoption Arrangements)(Wales) Directions 2015
- Independent Living Fund – future arrangements to support recipients in Wales
- Consultation on Local Development Plans Process Review
Section highlightQualifications Wales BillThe Bill will establish Qualifications Wales as an independent regulator for qualifications and the qualification system in Wales.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
Section highlightProject pipeline update
This 6th edition details over 370 investments across both public and private sectors with a value of more than £40bn.
Final Budget 2015-16 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2015-16 is £15·3bn.Learn more »
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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.