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.
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- New powers to safeguard vulnerable children and adults in Wales
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- 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.
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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 »
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Wales Union Learning Fund (WULF): 2013 Bidding Round
WULF was launched in April 1999 in order to build capacity within the Union movement to maximise their learning engagement with both individuals and employers.
The next Wales Union Learning Fund (WULF) bidding round commences on 1st September 2012 and ends on 31st October 2012.
Union-led Learning is a key part of the Welsh Government’s ‘Programme for Government’. We believe that learning can change lives and, by improving Welsh skills for employment, can ultimately lead to a strong and vibrant Wales.
WULF aims to encourage and support learning in the workplace. It recognises the important role of Trades Unions working in partnership with employers, to improve the skills of the workforce.
Any certificated Trades Union with members based in Wales, whether or not it is affiliated to the Trades Union Congress is eligible to apply.
The new WULF Prospectus invites Trades Unions to bring forward projects that initiate, develop and sustain learning by raising the skills of the workforce by supporting trade union led learning activity. This is in partnership with employers and others, which focuses on addressing essential skill issues in the workplace and leads to progression onto mainstream learning programmes such as Essential Skills in the Workplace.
Projects should also help people to challenge themselves and make as full a contribution as possible to the future of Wales.
Trades Unions, employers, training providers, Wales TUC, Welsh Government and others working together through WULF have helped many individuals to transform their lives. It is increasing opportunity for people and taking learning to parts of the workforce that others cannot reach. To date WULF has assisted 166 innovative and imaginative projects with nearly £13m of support provided by the Welsh Government.
All applications received will be assessed by an Independent Assessment Panel against the criteria set out in the Prospectus. The downloadable Prospectus and application forms are attached below.
For further information please view the TUC Learning Services Website.