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30th March 2021

Caerphilly Healthcare Manufacturer Set for 49% Growth in 2021

Healthcare manufacturer, which equipped the NHS with over 3,000 beds during the Covid-19 pandemic, on course for £89m turnover in 2021 Direct Healthcare Group (DHG) is set for a 49% leap in business growth over the next twelve months taking turnover to a forecasted £89.4m, following a surge of growth for the healthcare sector. The Caerphilly-based…

30th March 2021

Trio of recruits at Geldards

l-r: Ewelina Wagiel, Joe Rogers, Andrew Morris and Alex Butler Law firm Geldards has grown the corporate team at its head office in Cardiff with the appointment of three new solicitors. The team specialises in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, corporate finance and joint ventures as well as advice on statutory and…

30th March 2021

EKF On Track to Set Fresh Records

AIM-listed point-of-care business EKF Diagnostics Holdings has reported record turnover and profits after having its most successful year to date and making a “real contribution to the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic”. The business also announced the signing of a new multimillion-pound global supply contract and said it was confident that trading for its current financial…

21st March 2021

Cwm Taf Morgannwg celebrates opening of landmark Clinical Research Centre

A new Clinical Research Centre designed to enhance Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB’s research work and give patients access to new therapies, treatments and therapeutics has opened at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital in Llantrisant. The development of the centre demonstrates our Health Board’s commitment to undertaking high quality commercial and non-commercial research, as well as facilitating…

12th March 2021

Development Bank Helps Natural Plant Fibre Grow Online Presence

A business which specialises in plant-based alternatives to household plastic use has used a micro-loan from the Development Bank of Wales to help grow its online presence. ShearWater Eco is the brainchild of entrepreneur Paaristha ‘Paris’ Oomadath who has more than 30 years’ experience in plant fibre manufacture and design. The entrepreneur launched her e-commerce…

09th March 2021

USW Supports Female Entrepreneurs to Overcome any Barriers in Business

University of South Wales (USW) is proud to launch the Developing Entrepreneurial Women Programme. This fully funded package of support is open to women in Wales who are ready to embark on their business start-up journey, and is the latest initiative from USW Exchange, to support post-pandemic economic recovery in the region. With funding of…

02nd March 2021

GS Verde Group Expands with South West Acquisition

The GS Verde Group, a multi-discipline deal making group focused on corporate finance and mergers and acquisition work, has taken another step on its buy and build growth strategy, with the strategic acquisition of South West based Astrum Accountants.   The addition of Astrum to the fast-growing group, will see outsourced finance director and accounting services…

01st March 2021

Wayne Harvey New Chair of Rising Welsh Health Tech Firm

Fast-growing Welsh medtech firm Bond Digital Health has appointed Wayne Harvey as their new Chair, ahead of a funding round and potential public listing. Wayne is a former Senior Managing Partner for Deloitte in Wales and is currently the Chair of Cardiff Airport. He will join Bond as a non-executive director and Chair on March…

26th February 2021

Welsh Businesses Come Together to Celebrate Accelerate Wales Innovation Day

Join in the celebrations on 25 February as Accelerate Wales Innovation Day shines a light on all things to do with technology and health and social care innovation in Wales. Running across Life Sciences Hub Wales and associated partners’ social media channels, the Accelerate Wales Innovation Day is calling for businesses, enterprises and entrepreneurs to…

24th February 2021

Business booms for Welsh healthcare firm during pandemic

Revenue for Welsh based healthcare firm, Forth, has doubled during 2020 despite the many challenges faced due to the Covid-19 pandemic.