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 »
Health Minister gives go-ahead for standardised packaging for cigarettes to be introduced in Wales
A new law to introduce standardised packaging for cigarettes and hand rolling tobacco will apply in Wales, Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford has confirmed.
- School Categorisation results published
- Survey on Welsh language use welcomed
- Health Minister gives go-ahead for standardised packaging for cigarettes to be introduced in Wales
- Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) Consultation – UK Marine Programme of Measures
- Raising the ambitions and educational attainment of children who are looked after in Wales
- Review of requirements for the trading of captive bred birds
- Fire and Rescue Authority – Performance Indicators 2015-16 onwards
- Harmonising school term dates for 2016 to 2017
- Implementation of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 – Consultation on the Regulations and code of practice in relation to part 11 of the Act.
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Section highlightQualifications Wales BillThe Bill will establish Qualifications Wales as an independent regulator for qualifications and the qualification system in Wales.
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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 »
- Statistics & Research
- European Social Fund Local Service Board development and priority delivery project
- Evaluation of the Choose Pharmacy common ailments service
- Housing demolitions and hazards
- Regional economic and labour market profiles
- Welsh Government People Survey
- Welsh language use survey
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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.