Help to Buy – Wales Shared Equity Scheme »This shared equity loan will make up the shortfall between the purchase price of a property and the funding available to buyers through their cash deposit and mortgage offer.Learn more »
“Autumn Statement has done little to change the challenging public finance outlook for Wales” – Jane Hutt
Wales’ Finance Minister Jane Hutt has responded to the UK Government’s Autumn Statement – saying that it has done little to change the challenging public finance outlook for Wales.
- New guidance on care and support for over 65s
- Independent report revealed at the Event Wales International Conference 2013 outlines positive impact of games and events for Wales
- “Autumn Statement has done little to change the challenging public finance outlook for Wales” – Jane Hutt
- Consultation on Regional engagement partnership structures in the tourism sector
- Implementation of Commission Directive 2013/45/EU concerning the change to the botanical name of tomato
- School term dates regulations
- Beyond 2011: Consultation on Census and future provision of population statistics in England and Wales
- M4 Corridor around Newport Consultation
- Undertaking fatal and non-fatal drug poisoning reviews in Wales
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Section highlightThe Housing (Wales) Bill
The Bill will introduce significant improvements across the housing sector to ensure that people have access to a decent, affordable home and better housing-related services.
Legislative programme 2013 - 2014 »
The First Minister detailed the 8 bills in the Welsh Government’s 5-year Legislative Programme that will be brought forward during the 3rd year of the Welsh Assembly.Learn more »
Section highlightProject pipeline update - December 2013
This Wales Infrastructure Investment Plan annex highlights planned investments and potential procurement opportunities.
Final Budget 2014-15 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2014-15 is £14.9bn.Learn more »
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Support for young people to enter self-employment
The young entrepreneur Bursary is part of the Welsh Government’s Jobs for Growth Wales Fund and has been developed to support start-up ideas from young people.
The discretionary Bursary is £6,000 paid over a four month period. This is a taxable grant paid gross by the Welsh Government, and must be entered into the business account as ‘income’.
- Applicants must be between the ages of 18–24 at the time of applying for the award and falls into the Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) category.
- The Young Entrepreneur 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.
- The applicant is registered and receiving one to one business advice and mentoring through an approved business support provider.
- Applications need to be supported with a business plan and show that the business is sustainable.
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 information.
Note: The award is discretionary and other approval criteria may apply.